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Priscilla Jane Shaw Barrows
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1832
Carver
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1916, USA

Daughter of Capt. Joseph Shaw &
Hannah (Dunham). Married Pelham
Winslow Barrows in Middleboro on
July 30, 1854.

1850 U.S. Census
Carver, Plymouth, Mass.
Joseph Shaw - 68y - Farmer
Value of Real Estate Owned: 3000
Hannah Shaw - 54y
Oliver Shaw - 19y - Iron Worker
PRISCILLA J. SHAW - 18y
Bartlett Shaw - 15y
All born Mass.

Children of Priscilla J.
and her husband Pelham W.
1) Joseph Whitman, b. Nov. 15, 1855.
2) Ellis Harvey, b. Apr. 26, 1859;
d. in Carver, Oct. 18, 1859.
3) Pelham Anderson, b. Mar. 13, 1861.
4) Laura Louise, b. May 3, 1866.
5) Hannah Bartlett, b. Dec. 9, 1868;
d. in Carver, Nov. 15, 1876.
6) Frank Ellis; b. June 14, 1871; m.
in Carver, Oct. 4, 1893, Bernice Esther
Cornish, b. in Carver, Jan. 3, 1872;
dau. of Ellis Holmes Cornish
and Nancy Lavina (Pratt)) who were
m. Jan. 1, 1868. No issue.

Source of information except 1850 Census,
Descendants of William Shurtleff
Volume 1, pages 600-601 - #1837

History of the Town of Carver
by Henry S. Griffith
Published 1913
Biographical Sketches [p. 285]
MRS. P. JANE BARROWS
Priscilla Jane, daughter of Joseph and
Hannah (Dunham) Shaw, was born Aug. 1,
1832. She married Pelham W. Barrows.
Through her parents she was a scion
of the first settlers of this region
and of numerous Old Colony families.
She was always actively interested in
public affairs. When the news of the
surrender of Gen. Lee at Appomattox
reached her she hastened to the Baptist
church, where she rang the bell as a
signal for the general rejoicing. She
was a promoter of the Carver Ladies'
Soldiers Memorial Association, and
served as its President until its object
was achived. She was also one of the
promoters of the Old Home gatherings,
where her extended acquaintances and
democratic manners made her a happy
medium. She was popularly hailed as
Aunt Jane.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Shaw (1782 - 1855)
  Hannah Dunham Shaw (1796 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Pelham Winslow Barrows (1829 - 1890)
 
 Children:
  Laura Louise Barrows Vaughan (1866 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Shaw (1804 - 1865)**
  Linus Shaw (1806 - 1856)**
  Bartlett Murdock Shaw (1808 - 1834)**
  Harrison Shaw (1814 - 1861)**
  Ebenezer Dunham Shaw (1823 - 1889)*
  Sally Murdock Shaw Bent (1826 - 1906)*
  Oliver Shaw (1831 - 1894)*
  Priscilla Jane Shaw Barrows (1832 - 1916)
  Bartlett Murdock Shaw (1835 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Central Cemetery
Carver
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section H Row 1
 
Created by: Sandra Lennox
Record added: Feb 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105792025
Priscilla Jane <i>Shaw</i> Barrows
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
Priscilla Jane <i>Shaw</i> Barrows
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
Priscilla Jane <i>Shaw</i> Barrows
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
 
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