Benjamin Shaw

Male 1641 - 1717  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Shaw 
    Born Jul 1641  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Emigration say 1671  [1
    He was a merchant and blacksmith. 
    Complier's Note say 1715  [1
    According to Farwell (1904), "He is said to have had great ingenuity and skill in mechanics, and though the possessor of great wealth, made the gravestone which still marks his grave." 
    Will 27 Dec 1717  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 31 Dec 1717  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The death date on his gravestone reads 17 January 1718.
    Probate/Proved 12 Feb 1717/18  Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I1782  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 

    Father Roger Shaw,   b. Abt 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1661, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Ann,   b. Abt 1584, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1645 to 4 Mar 1649  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 3
    Family ID F1490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Richardson,   b. Abt 1645,   d. 16 May 1736, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 25 May 1663  Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Mary Shaw,   b. 2 Dec 1664, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Esther Shaw,   b. 17 Nov 1666, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1739, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Sarah Shaw,   b. 22 Jun 1669, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1756, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Abigail Shaw,   b. 22 Aug 1671, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ruth Shaw,   b. 24 Dec 1673, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1715, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     6. Benjamin Shaw,   b. 28 Jun 1676, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Roger Shaw,   b. 23 Sep 1678, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1752  (Age 74 years)
     8. Joseph Shaw,   b. 1 Nov 1681, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Edward Shaw,   b. 23 Jul 1685, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1685, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. John Shaw,   b. Aug 1687, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1718  (Age ~ 30 years)
     11. Hannah Shaw,   b. 23 Jul 1690, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1755, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     12. Edward Shaw,   b. Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1764, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F1487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1641 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1663 - Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 27 Dec 1717 - Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1717 - Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 12 Feb 1717/18 - Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S951] Farwell, Harriette F. The Descendants of the Shaw Family Who Originally Came From Scotland, (Bethel, Maine: E.C. Bowler, 1904).

    2. [S1350] Shaw, Edgar Joseph. "The English Origin of Roger and Ann Shaw of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Hampton, New Hampshire" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 158, October 2004).

    3. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986).



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