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Abigail Shaw Crocker
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Birth: 1748
Death: Aug. 12, 1797
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Shaw (1721 - 1784)
  Sarah Burt Shaw (1726 - 1799)
 
 Siblings:
  Abigail Shaw Crocker (1748 - 1797)
  Francis Shaw (1748 - 1785)*
  John Shaw (1750 - 1780)*
  Samuel Shaw (1755 - 1794)*
  William Shaw (1757 - 1803)*
  Nathaniel Shaw (1761 - 1791)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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.
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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
FRANCIS SHAW,
born in Boston,
1721, died October 18, 1784,
aged 64.
SARAH BURT,
his wife, born in Boston, 1726, died
September, 1799, aged 74.
Their children were
FRANCIS Jr.,
died at Gouldboro', Maine, 1785
aged 37.
JOHN,
died at Gouldboro', Maine, 1780,
aged 30.
SAMUEL,
died on his passage from Canton, 1794,
age 39.
WILLIAM,
died while on a journey at Charlemont, 1803
aged 46.
ABIGAIL, wife of John Crocker,
died at Washington, D.C. August 12, 1797,
aged 49.
NATHANIEL,
died on his passage from Canton, 1791,
aged 30.
JOHN BURT
died January 7, 1745, aged 54
WILLIAM BURT
died February, 1752, aged 26.
SUSANNAH BURT
died February, 1752, aged 21.
SAMUEL BURT
died September, 1754, aged 30.
ABIGAIL BURT
died August, 1778, aged 90.
BENJ. BURT
died 1803, aged 75.

 
Burial:
Copps Hill Burying Ground
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Thomas A Hawkins
Record added: Feb 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8445193
Abigail <i>Shaw</i> Crocker
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Added by: Leigh Miller
 
 
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