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Mary Wilson Waggoner Shaw
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Birth: 1768
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 5, 1851
Greene County
Georgia, USA

Mary Wilson Waggoner Shaw, daughter of George and Elizabeth Wagner of Warren County, Georgia, married John Shaw in Warren County in 1783. Both Mary's father (A117158) and husband (A102115) are DAR ancestors. They had at least nine children: Nancy in 1788; Amos in 1789; William Wilson in 1792; Elizabeth in 1794; George Washington in 1796; John in 1797; Mary in 1798; Sarah "Sally" about 1805, and Miles in 1809. They may have moved to Greene Co about 1795, since all but Sally born after that date were born there.

Their daughter Nancy married John Ray by 1810 and stayed in Greene County, Georgia. Amos married Sara Maxey in Green County in 1812, but his son William was born 1821 in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, and he died in Walker County, Georgia. According to the DAR, William Wilson married Betsy Elizabeth Pate in Jasper County, Georgia, in 1814, and by 1820 they were in Alabama. This is probably an error in the DAR database; all other sources have William Wilson marrying Rebecca Jackson and remaining in Georgia. Daughter Elizabeth married Thomas Fambrough by 1820 and was living in Walton County, Georgia, when she died in 1864. Son George married Jane Patterson in Morgan County, Georgia, in 1816, and was in Walker County by 1832, perhaps near Amos. John married Fidella Findley in 1818 in Greene County and stayed in Greene County to raise his family. Mary married Seaborn Harris in 1823 and died in Campbell Co, Ga. Sally married Edmond Jackson in Greene County in 1823 and was living in Fayette County, Georgia, at the time of her death after 1870. Miles married Elizabeth Fambrough and died about 1870 in Campbell Co, Ga, where his sister Mary Harris was living.

Sometime before the 1850 census, John II and his wife Della established a domicile in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. His parents, sons John Thomas and David Alexander, J.T.'s wife Caroline Culver Shaw, and D.A.'s wife Sarah Kinard Shaw, and several grandchildren all joined him in Louisiana by 1859. His daughter Mary Elizabeth Shaw DeLoach was already in Claiborne Parish when she died in 1857, and his daughter Harriett Fidella Shaw DeLoach followed after the war. It was an ill-timed move, with the depredations of the War looming and the ever-present yellow fever. In 1860, Della died. In 1863, John II and his seven-year-old grandson Seaborn died. In 1864, John Thomas died. In 1866, David Alexander died. In 1868, Harriett died. And so my great-grandfather, David Franklin, born 1858 in Georgia, was orphaned by age 10 not only of his parents and grandparents, but most of his older siblings, aunts, and uncles, too.
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  John Shaw (1763 - 1847)
  Amos Shaw (1789 - 1857)*
  William Wilson Shaw (1792 - 1872)*
  John Shaw (1798 - 1866)*
*Calculated relationship
Specifically: Waiting for confirmation that she is buried beside her husband in the Shaw Family Cemetery, Greene Co, Ga.
Created by: Dee
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74696684

Rest in a garden of peace, Mary.
- Lois Maxey Storm
 Added: May. 24, 2014

- Dee Mack
 Added: Oct. 6, 2013

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