Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Joseph Shaw

Male 1743 - Abt 1832  (89 years)


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  • Name Joseph Shaw 
    Born 9 Feb 1743  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt Aug 1832  Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13691  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father John Shaw,   b. 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1749, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Jenkins,   b. Abt 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1751, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 28 Dec 1724  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Hamill,   b. 1745, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1773, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married Between 1760 and 1764  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Neale Hamill Shaw,   b. 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1831, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Shaw,   b. 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1826, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 58 years)  [natural]
     3. Catharine Hamill Shaw,   b. 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F9455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth King,   b. Bef 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1826, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 71 years) 
    Married Aft 1792  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F9456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John Shaw 27.194 A CH £142.17.9 £19.5.6 Sep 9 1749
      Sureties: Philip Jenkins, John Jenkins.
      Payments to: Dr. Francis Parnham, William Diggs, Walter Hanson.
      Representatives: widow, 6 children: Philip Shaw (aged 15), William Shaw (aged 12), Elisabeth Shaw (aged 10), Joseph Shaw (aged 6), Charles Shaw (aged 4).
      Executrix: Elisabeth Shaw.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 199.
      Ezekiel Dennis' Will.
      I, Ezekiel Dennis of CC, am sick and weak of body but of sound and disposing memory.
      To Elizabeth Shaw, daughter of John Shaw, decd - my horse, cow, hogs, and sheep, household furniture, with all my debts due me, after all my just debts are paid. executor: my friend, Aaron Goodrick.
      Signed Dec 14, 1785 - E Dennis.
      Wit - Townley Maddox, Barton Scrogin.
      Probated on Feb 18, 1786 by Aaron Goodrick, the executor and by the oaths of both witnesses.
      Letters Testamentary were granted to the executor; his securities were Townley Maddox & Burton Brawner. Appraisers: Joseph Shaw and James Cotterell.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 94, Lease. Nov 12, 1770 from Jezreel Penn of CC, to Joseph Shaw of CC, for 10 £or 1000 lbs of crop tobacco yearly by the 1st day of Aug Court, the 9 year lease to Shaw of part of a tract of land called Pensylvania, lying in CC, now in the possession of sd Penn, the bounds whereof are laid down and located by sd Penn in the presence of Benjamin King Sr, Robert B.R. King, and Benjamin King Jr. Shaw may get timber and wood from any part of the land for the use of Shaw's plantation. Signed - Jezreel Penn. Wit - Benja King, Robt B.R. King, Benjamin King Jr. Recorded Jan 9, 1771.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 132. Power of Attorney, recorded at the request of Joseph Shaw.
      I, John Gordon, mariner of Annapolis (Anne Arundel County), administrator of the goods and chattels of the late Revd John McPherson, minister in William and Mary Parish of CC, for divers good reasons, appoint my faithful friend, Joseph Shaw of CC, planter, to be my true and lawful attorney, to recover all debts, duties, fees, rents, hires, yearly payments, slaves, merchandize, goods, chattels, legacies and tobacco, due or to become due to me, whether on judgment, execution, mortgage, bond, bill, note, account, accompt book, will, specialty, contract, or otherwise, and to take into his keeping all the debts due to the late Revd John McPherson, Minister, as afd, and to defend me in any court of law or Equity, and to pay any sums of money and tobacco due by me as administrator afd, and to transact any business any way concerning me as administrator or my Commissioner, factor, or otherwise, Signed Apr 13, 1785 - John Gordon. Wit - Jno Marshall Sr, Susanah M. Smoot, Elizabeth Ann Fendall. Acknowledged before CC JP B Fendall. Recorded Apr 23, 1785.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 345.
      Joseph Chunn's Final Account, May 22, 1779.
      The account of Benjamin King and Anne, his wife, formerly Ann Chunn, administratrix of Joseph Chunn, late of CC deceased.
      Debts include: the inventory of the deceased estate, exhibited into the Prerogative office, amounting to 214 £11 shillings 3.75 pence; money received of Hugh Hamill; a crop of tobacco left by the deceased at his death, being in Jan, 1772; tobacco received of Charles Courts. The whole amount: 288 £9 shillings 1-1/2 pence.
      Disbursements went to: James and Robert Buchanan per bond dated Aug 3, 1771; John Glassford and Co, their store at Sr. Mary's; William Shaw; Edward Smoot; Lancelot Chunn as per accepted order of the deceased to James Jordan; Wilson Cage; John Evans; John Winter; Atwix Fearson; James Swann; Charles Bradley; William Jenkins; Philip Fendal; William Hanson, late sheriff for levies and officers fees; Walter Hanson, Register, for stating, passing, and recording this account. Balanceaccountable: 203 £18 shillings 3-1/2 pence.
      Final Account: 288 £9 shillings 1-1/2 pence,
      Securities: John Shaw and Joseph Shaw of CC.
      Representative: widow and two children, Robert Chunn, 12 years old last Sep 4, Richard Chunn, 10 years old last Apr 1
      Proved on May 22, 1779 by the accountants above mentioned.
      Kenhelm Truman Stoddart appointed Executor refuses to act. 40.297
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 430. Power of Attorney. I, Joseph Shaw of Frederick County, VA, for divers good causes, have appointed my trusty friend, Neale Hamill Shaw of CC, my true and lawful attorney, agent and commissioner, to convey a tract of land called Security (resurvey made on a tract called the School House) lying in CC. Signed Jun 15, 1791 - Joseph Shaw. Wit - Robert B.R. King, John Warren.
      Frederick County. Then came before me, a Justice of sd County, Robert Benja Reuben King & John Warren, and made oath that they saw Joseph Shaw sign the afd power of atty to his son Neale H. Shaw. Signed - Corn's Baldwin. Recorded May 21, 1792 at the request of Rebecca King. Recorded May 21, 1792.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 431. [No recording date given]. May 12, 1792 from Neale Hamill Shaw of CC (in consequence of a power of attorney from Joseph Shaw, formerly of Maryland, but now of VA) to Mrs. Rebeckah King of CC, for, 25 £, all that tract of land called Security (resurvey made on a tract called the School House) in CC, containing about 13 acres and 2 roods. Signed - Neale H. Shaw. Wit - B. Fendall*, Ben Contee*.

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