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Thomas John Shaw
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1873
Media
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1941
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Roseville - Sept. 24. - Thomas John Shaw, born Dec. 17, 1873 in Media Twp. Henderson County, IL, died Sept. 20, 1941 at the age of 67 years, 9 months and 3 days. He joined the Walnut Grove church as a young man and later transferred to the United Presbyterian church of Olena and Stronghurst. He was united in marriage to Ella V. Peck, Feb. 26, 1896, who preceded him in death Sept. 2, 1913.

Those left to mourn his death are five children: Earle of Roseville, Flo (Mrs. A. B. Myers) of California; Lois (Mrs. E. F. Putney) of Dallas City; Alice (Mrs. G. W. Cox), Roseville; Sarah of Chicago; 17 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. D. A. Gibb of Biggsville, IL. The funeral was held Monday Sept. 22, at Stronghurst in the Mellor funeral home. Rev. N. Jackson of Monmouth officiated. Burial was in Stronghurst mausoleum.

A son of Patrick White & Sarah Jane Hull Shaw, brother to James Hull, Francis, & Edd Shaw; Mary Jane, Margaret, Sarah Catherine, Eleanor Russell, and Elizabeth Shaw who married David A. Gibb. Thomas John married Ella Peck. She died in a buggy accident in 1912 & TJ had to raise his younger daughters alone. He was in a hospital in Peoria when he died, but was returned to Stronghurst for burial.

Those from out of town attending were: Edson W. Peck of Linden, IA; Mr. & Mrs. D.A. Gibb, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gibb; Mr. & Mrs. Marshall Gibb and daughter, Mrs. Dave Rawhouser; Mrs. Elizabeth Sterret; James Gibb of Biggs; Mrs. Cora Shaw, Mr. & Mrs. Chester Gibb and Mrs. Grace Musgove of Monmouth, Harry Gibb, and Mr. & Mrs. John Gibb. 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick White Shaw (1832 - 1876)
  Sarah Jane Hull Shaw (1834 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Valeria Peck Shaw (1873 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Earle Cranston Shaw (1895 - 1962)*
  Florence Margaret Shaw Christie (1898 - 1973)*
  Lois Jeannette Shaw Putney (1902 - 1963)*
  Sarah Helen Shaw Heller (1906 - 1979)*
  Alice Hull Shaw Cox (1908 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret A. Shaw (____ - 1860)*
  James Hull Shaw (1860 - 1938)*
  Eleanor Russell Shaw Wray (1865 - 1905)*
  Margaret Shaw (1869 - 1882)*
  Thomas John Shaw (1873 - 1941)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Stronghurst Cemetery
Stronghurst
Henderson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Shawdau
Record added: Apr 01, 2010
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 Added: Jun. 20, 2012
 
 
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