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Dr Samuel Shaw

Dr Samuel Shaw

Birth
Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 24 Sep 1870 (aged 80)
Burial Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Row 5 p3
Memorial ID 64880882 · View Source
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son of Josiah Shaw & Anna (Noyes)Shaw of Abington

m.1) Sarah Snell Byrant, dau of Dr. Peter Bryant of Cummington, in 1821
one child w/Sarah: Ellen T. who m. Clark W. Mitchell

m. 2) Elizabeth Owen Clark of Northampton, dau of lawyer Joseph Clarke, in Oct. 1830
children w/Elizabth: Samuel Francis b.1833, Stella A b.1835, Sarah G b.1836, Charles Lyman b.1842, and Laura A b.1846

spent his life in Plainfield arriving w/parents at age of 2 yrs; attended school of Rev. Moses Hallock and studied medicine with Dr. Peter Byrant of Cummington, father of Wm. Cullen Bryant; attended medical lectures in Boston 1819-1820; became Dr. Bryant's partner in practice until Bryant's death; married Bryant's daughter Sarah; licenced for practice of medicine 1821; was active practicing until 1854 when he was thrown from a carriage, the shock from which he never fully recovered; was tenderly cared for by his daughters in his declining years; prominent in town affairs, 8 yrs Selectman; forty years a member of the Mass. Medical Society; a popular and successful physician. [from History of Plainfield by Dyer, much of chapter IX is devoted to Samuel]


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 30 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64880882
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Samuel Shaw (6 May 1790–24 Sep 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64880882, citing Hill Top Cemetery, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 47283828) .