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Family of James George SHAW and Elizabeth Virginia CARR

Husband: James George SHAW (1828-1901)
Wife: Elizabeth Virginia CARR (1838-1890)
Children: James George SHAW ( - )
Mary E SHAW ( - )
Marriage 16 Feb 1887 1

Husband: James George SHAW

Name: James George SHAW
Sex: Male
Father: Samuel SHAW (1800-1862)
Mother: Mary Ann EYRE (1800-1884)
Birth 21 Oct 1828 1
Death 31 Mar 1901 (age 72) 1

Wife: Elizabeth Virginia CARR

Name: Elizabeth Virginia CARR
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 19 Feb 1838 1
Death 18 Mar 1890 (age 52) 1

Child 1: James George SHAW

Name: James George SHAW
Sex: Male

Child 2: Mary E SHAW

Name: Mary E SHAW
Sex: Female

Note on Husband: James George SHAW - shared note

Scharf, Thomas J., History of Delaware, 1609-1888. Volume Two- pp. 854-880. CHAPTER XLIII. THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE.

James G. Shaw, the proprietor of the Triton Mills, was born in Chester, county of Delaware, Pennsylvania, October 21, 1828. He is a son of the late Samuel Shaw and Mary Ann << Eyre>> , and

comes of the old Sharpless stock that came over with William Penn, and settled in Delaware County. After being educated in his native town he engaged in mercantile pursuits. In 1857 he removed

to New Castle, where he purchased the Chancellor Johns farm of one hundred and seventy-four acres and

laid it out as an addition to the town. This led to the building of his mills, which he has since operated successfully. About 1864 he sold the land he had purchased to Thomas T Tasker, and has

since devoted himself to his manufacturing interests. He has been an enterprising citizen and an active promoter and advocate of all public improvements in the town. He was married, April 28,

1869, to Miss Virginia, daughter of Major Joseph Carr, of Brandywine Hundred, and they have two children, a son and a



1Broomall, W. B, "1904 Pedigree Chart" (Name: Chester, Pennsylvania. W. B. Broomall. 1904.;).