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Abigail Branin Shaw
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1812
Evesham Township
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1884
Benton County
Iowa, USA


Abigail Branin born July 28, 1812, in Upper Eversham, New Jersey, the first child of Ezra Branin and Rachel Shinn.
Abigail Branin moved from New Jersey to Pennsylvania to Ohio with her parents
Abigail married Joseph Shaw 24 December 1834, Berlin Township, Stark County Ohio. Abigail was disowned by her father, Ezra Branin, when she married Joseph, a non-Quaker, and disciplined by the Quaker community for marrying outside 'the discipline'
Joseph divorced her on September 9, 1856 claiming he had been abandoned by her going to Atwater, Portage County, Ohio. Yet, she appeared on the Federal Census of 1860 in the household of Joseph listed as his wife.
in 1867, she left her husband, Joseph, in Ohio and moved to Iowa with her oldest son, John C. Shaw and all her dependant children.
Abigail died September 18, 1884 in Benton County Iowa. 
Family links: 
  Ezra Branin (1788 - 1876)
  Rachel Shinn Branin (1789 - 1867)
  John C. Shaw (1837 - 1893)*
  Johnathan T. Shaw (1839 - 1908)*
  Aaron Shaw (1839 - 1924)*
  James Shaw (1847 - 1910)*
  Rachel Shaw (1850 - 1900)*
  Abigail Branin Shaw (1812 - 1884)
  Mahlon Branin (1820 - 1890)*
*Calculated relationship
Big Grove Cemetery
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Joan Soderlund
Originally Created by: John Shuck
Record added: Dec 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32322608
Abigail <i>Branin</i> Shaw
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Abigail <i>Branin</i> Shaw
Added by: John Shuck
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