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Mary Deidamia Eastman Shaw

Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties, Ontario, Canada
Death 15 Aug 1897 (aged 49)
British Columbia, Canada
Burial Kamloops, Thompson-Nicola Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID 108868293 · View Source
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Mary was the daughter of Alva Schofield Eastman and Sarah Johnstone.

She was married first to a Mr. Reid.
Then she married widower, Charles R. Shaw in 1880.

Toronto marriages:
13676-80 Charles R. SHAW, 46, widower, glazier, Lincolnshire England, Toronto, s/o George SHAW & Jane,
married Mary D. REID, 32, widow, Cornwall Ont, Toronto, d/o Alva S. EASTMAN & Sarah, witn: H. Edwin TRENT & M. A. CHARLTON, both of Toronto, 22 Dec 1880.

In 1889 they moved west to Burnaby, British Columbia (near Vancouver) where Charles became the first mayor of Burnaby.
In 1894 Mary became ill and they moved to the Kamloops.
She died in 1897.
Charles moved back to Toronto for a while, then moved to Benton Harbor, Michigan where he died in 1916.

Mary & Charles had 3 children:
Sarah Miriam, b 1882
Myrtle Louisa, b 1885, m George A. McConnell
Charles Eastman, b 1887, m Rozella Wynn, d 1970, BC, Canada.

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  • Maintained by: M.J. Freeman
  • Originally Created by: Terry James
  • Added: 21 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 108868293
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Deidamia Eastman Shaw (16 Apr 1848–15 Aug 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 108868293, citing Pioneer Cemetery, Kamloops, Thompson-Nicola Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by M.J. Freeman (contributor 47116079) .