Person:John Shaw (9)

John Shaw
b.1596 England
  • HJohn Shaw1596 - bef 1668/69
  • WAlice1582 - 1654/55
m. Bef 3 Nov 1653
  1. James Shaw
  2. John Shaw
  3. Abigail ShawAbt 1626 - 1694
  4. Deacon Jonathan Shaw1629 - Bef 1701
Facts and Events
Name John Shaw
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1596 England
Alt Marriage Bef 1622 to Alice
Marriage Bef 3 Nov 1653 to Alice
Death[2] bef 15 Feb 1668/69 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

NEHGR, p. 151:260, "John Shaw of Plymouth Colony" by Jonathan A. Shaw: "...we do not know where and when he was born, exactly when he arrived in Plymouth Colony, where he married, and whether he had more than one wife. We do not even know the birth dates and birth places of his children: John, James, Abigail, and Jonathan."

  1. Article on John Shaw, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    Origin: Unknown. Migration: 1627 (in 1627 Plymouth cattle division). First Residence: Plymouth.
    Birth date of 1597 guessed based on estimated date of marriage [Said to be by 1622, which was based on purchase of land by eldest son John 1643, implying birth of John by 1622. It appears to me that other factors were also taken into account, since otherwise, a birth by 1600 would be sufficient. -- Jrich ]

  2. Shaw, Jonathan A., "John Shaw of Plymouth Colony", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 151:270.

    Living 22 Mar 1663/64 when listed as part-owner of lot at Puncateesett Neck, but died bef. 15 Feb 1668/69 when not on list of longstanding [bef. 1640] inhabitants.

  3.   Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts: Containing Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. (Chicago [Illinois]: J.H. Beers & Co., 1912), Vol. II 1041-1043.