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Rachel Horne Shaw
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1808
Hinesville
Liberty County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1877
Berrien County
Georgia, USA

Daughter of Richard Horne & Mary Foxworth. Wife of Jeremiah Shaw Jr. (20 Mar 1800 - 7 Apr 1883).

Tombstone reads: "Rachel Horne Shaw, [daughter of] Richard & Mary [wife of] Jeremiah Jr. beloved [mother of] 16 children - Nov 13 1808 - Nov 8 1877."

"Maternal ancestor of most of the Shaw families of Berrien and Lowndes counties. This editor has mistakenly suggested that she died almost eleven years prior to her husband, Jeremiah. However this error can be attributed to Jeremiah's purported death date of 1888, published in Huxford's Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia. It appears that the date was extracted from the tombstone of Jeremiah, which obscures the legibility of the 1883 date. Upon examination of the court documents, and execution of his will and settlement of his estate, it is clear that Jeremiah's accurate death date is 1883."

--Brian Lee Shaw http://www.audubon4tet.com/FMS/index.html (bio by: Havilands.org) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Horne (1764 - 1840)
  Mary Foxworth Horne (1782 - 1832)
 
 Children:
  Mary A Shaw McFadden (1826 - 1884)*
  Rachel L. Shaw Studstill (1827 - 1883)*
  Jeremiah Jackson Shaw (1829 - 1862)*
  Richard James Shaw (1830 - 1869)*
  William Jasper Shaw (1832 - 1896)*
  Ellender Ellen Shaw Sutton (1835 - 1884)*
  Nancy Shaw Sirmans (1836 - 1915)*
  Matilda Shaw Moore (1840 - 1913)*
  Malissia S Shaw (1842 - 1869)*
  Francis Marion Shaw (1846 - 1922)*
 
 Sibling:
  Rachel Horne Shaw (1808 - 1877)
  Hendley Foxworth Horne (1814 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Rachel Horne Shaw
d/o Richard & Mary
w/o Jeremiah Jr. beloved
m/o 16 children
Nov 13 1808 - Nov 8 1877
 
Note: Daughter of Richard & Mary Horne. Wife of Jeremiah Shaw
 
Burial:
Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Lakeland
Lanier County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Winnette
Record added: Mar 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34693010
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To the wife of my husband's maternal 3rd Great Grand Uncle, God bless you & all your loved ones. You must've been a strong, healthy & loving woman to bear 16 children!
- Donna Blair
 Added: Mar. 20, 2011
In Remembrance of a Grandmother to so many of us.
- Winnette
 Added: Jul. 11, 2010
 
 
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