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Notes on Deacon John Shaw (1653 - 1718)


From "History of Weymouth, Massachusetts", George Walter Chamberlain, (Boston, 1923), page 613.

          "DEA. JOHN3 SHAW (John2, Abraham1) was born at Weymouth, near 1653; died there 2 Mar. 1717-18. He married Hannah Whitmarsh, probably daughter of Nicholas and Hannah (____) Whitmarsh, born at Weymouth, 25 Mar. 1660-61.
          He was made a freeman 12 Oct. 1681, as John Shaw, Jr. He was a deacon of the First Church, and by occupation a weaver. He made his will 26 Feb. 1717-18, and it was proved 10 May, 1718. In it he mentions his wife Hannah, his sons Joseph and Abraham, his youngest sons John and Benjamin, and his daughter Mary Lovell. (Suffolk Probate, 20: 429.) His widow Hannah was living 17 Mar. 1735."


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