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If you are related to the SHAW family of Smiths Falls, you certainly are in luck! Below are some fantastic pictures of family members. Related surnames are: CAMPBELL, CONDIE, CORBETT, COX, DAWSON, JOHNSON, PAYNE, WEBB, WILSON.
If you have any information about these pictures or would like some more information, contact Ann & Carol.
Picture # 1
Ann Rogerson Shaw
Born 1799 or 1797 in Sutton near Hull Yorkshire England. She married
John Shaw in Aldborough near Hull Yorkshire England in 1818..
She died in Smiths Falls in January 1894 and her obituary says that
she was the oldest resident in Smiths Falls when she died. It also said that
the family moved to Smiths Falls in 1864. Some of the children had moved to
New York State. They made their home on Poonamalee Rd outside Smiths Falls
for many years. It was from that home that Ann Rogerson Shaw was buried in
the first half of January 1894. They had 12 or 13 children.
Picture # 2
Born 1796 in Cottingham England. Occupation: Tailor.
Picture # 3
Born 1821 in Swine Yorkshire son of John Shaw and Ann Rogerson. He
married Catherine PAYNE. It is not clear, but this may be a sister of the Joe
PAYNE who married James' younger sister Ann (Picture # 8).
Picture # 4
This is Richard Shaw son of Ann Rogerson Shaw and John Shaw of Yorkshire England.
Richard was born in Swine E Yorkshire in early 1824 and was christened at St.
Mary's Church Feb 27 1824. He moved with his parents and siblings to
Quebec in about 1830 and the family lived in Argenteuil for many years. His
parents eventually joined him and some of his siblings in Smiths Falls in 1864. Richard was a blacksmith.
Richard married Hannah (who may have been Hannah WILSON since their first
child is named John or Jack Wilson Shaw). She apparently died quite young.
Richard then married (about 1855) Mary JOHNSON who was from Ireland. Mary
was born 1834 and died 1891. She is buried with Richard and his parents in
St John's Cemetery Smiths Falls.
Richard and Mary had the following children:
Picture # 5
Picture # 6
Picture # 7
Richard George Shaw, Barbara Condie & Mary
Picture # 8
Who married Joe? PAYNE. Ann is the daughter of Ann Rogerson
Shaw and John Shaw and was christened July 29 1827 in Swine Yorkshire.
This picture was taken in Bridgeport Connecticut. Nothing more is known about Ann.
Picture # 9
Son of Ann Rogerson Shaw and John Shaw.
Henry was the last of the children to be born in Yorkshire England. He was
christened at St Mary's church in swine Mar 1 1829. The family left very
shortly thereafter for Canada.
Picture # 10
Sarah Rachel Shaw
Daughter of Ann Rogerson Shaw and John Shaw.
Sarah was born Feb 12 1831 in St Andrews, Argenteuil Quebec.
She married George CORBETT (see CORBETT page for more info)
October 4 1853 in Watertown NY and they moved to Smiths Falls almost
immediately. They had a large family.
Stephen Shaw b Argenteuil 1833 son of John Shaw and Ann Rogerson. I do not have a picture of Stephen but these pictures are of his son Fred as a baby and as an adult. The baby picture is taken in Watertown NY and the adult picture in Watertown South Dakota! I have no idea what he was doing in South Dakota!
Picture # 11
Picture # 12
Fred Shaw (same)
Picture # 13
Rebecca Shaw b Dec 1837 Argenteuil Quebec daughter of John Shaw and Ann
Rogerson. Rebecca married John DAWSON who is shown with her in this picture.
The attractive young lady is their daughter, Mame Dawson, who may have
been an only child since there do not appear to be any other Dawson photos
in this album.
Picture # 14
Picture # 15
George W Shaw b Apr 1840 in Argenteuil Quebec is the youngest of the
children of John Shaw and Ann Rogerson. He married Anna WEBB and
then after Anna's death married "Cornelia". George and both of his wives
are buried in Brookside Cemetery Jefferson Co. NY.
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