|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1797|
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Francis Shaw (1721 - 1784)
Sarah Burt Shaw (1726 - 1799)
Francis Shaw (1748 - 1785)*
Abigail Shaw Crocker (1748 - 1797)
John Shaw (1750 - 1780)*
Samuel Shaw (1755 - 1794)*
William Shaw (1757 - 1803)*
Nathaniel Shaw (1761 - 1791)*
This Monument, erected June 4, 1848, by
ROBERT G. SHAW,
Son of Francis Shaw Jr., and Hannah Nichels,
as a tribute of Respect to their Memory.
MAJOR SAMUEL SHAW,
third son of Francis and Sarah, served as an officer in
The Revolutionary War,
from its commencement to its close.
On the 22d of February, 1784, he sailed from
New York in the ship Empress of China, for
Canton, as supercargo and part owner.
This being the first vessel that
sailed from the United States
for that place, he was appointed by
Washington, Consul to China,
which office he held until his death, in 1794.
In Memory of
born in Boston,
1721, died October 18, 1784,
his wife, born in Boston, 1726, died
September, 1799, aged 74.
Their children were
died at Gouldboro', Maine, 1785
died at Gouldboro', Maine, 1780,
died on his passage from Canton, 1794,
died while on a journey at Charlemont, 1803
ABIGAIL, wife of John Crocker,
died at Washington, D.C. August 12, 1797,
died on his passage from Canton, 1791,
died January 7, 1745, aged 54
died February, 1752, aged 26.
died February, 1752, aged 21.
died September, 1754, aged 30.
died August, 1778, aged 90.
died 1803, aged 75.
Copps Hill Burying Ground
Created by: Thomas A Hawkins
Record added: Feb 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8445193