Ancestors of Helen R. Hawkins


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picture Ruth Sexton

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 1795 - North Carolina
    Christening: 
          Death: 8 Jul 1869 - Grayson County, Virginia
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Burton Hawkins
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Bluford Hawkins


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Mary Shatswell

      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: in England (probably)
    Christening: 
          Death: in England (probably)
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *John Webster
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Hannah Webster
                2. John Webster


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Abraham Shaw

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: est 1600 - of Dedham 1
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Elizabeth Bridget Best 2 
       Marriage: 
       Children:
                1. Susanna Shaw 1

Notes
Research:
Abraham SHAW was born on 9 Apr 1585 in Halifax, Yorkshire, Eng.\super (2764) <fowsrc.htm>\nosupersub Assumed birthplace. Torrey does not specify. He Freeman Freeman in 1636 in Dedham, NORFOLK, MA prob.\super (2765) <fowsrc.htm> \nosupersub NEHG 46:187, Savage Corrections: "Abraham1 Shaw of Dedham. His children all of Weymouth. John2 d. in W. Sept 16, 1704, m. Alice, daughter of Nicholas Phillips and had 11 children . . . Martha2 m. Nicholas Byrum; Nicholas3 of John2 m. Deborah3 of John2 Whitmarsh ab. 1686 and had 11 children; Joseph3 of John 2 m. Judith3 of John2 Whitmarsh and removed to Bridgwater." He signed a will in 1638 in Suffolk Co. MA.\super (2766) <fowsrc.htm> \nosupersub In the abstract of Abraham Shaw's will, he mentions children John and Martha as being infants, another child Marye, a son Joseph. Witnesses are Nicholas Biram and Joseph Shawe. No mention is made of a wife. This abstract is not dated, but Torrey p 664 has him as dying in 1638. He died about 1638 in Dedham, Ma?.\super (2767) <fowsrc.htm>\nosupersub The abstract of the will is of Suffolk Co, but is not dated, nor does it mention town. 50GMC, anc. & wife's anc.; b. Abt 1590; d. 1638, Dedham, MA; m. 24 Jun 1616, Bridget Best

1042. Abraham SHAW [50GMC], b. Abt 1590, prob. Northowram, England; d. Abt Nov 1638, Dedham, MA; m. 24 Jun 1616, Northowram, England
He was married to Bridget BEST <d3.htm> on 24 Jun 1616 in Halifax, Yorkshire, Eng.\super (2768) <fowsrc.htm> (2769) <fowsrc.htm>\nosupersub NEHGR 49:64: In a contribution of M F Kinge of Portland, ME, of the records of baptisms by the name of Shawe in Halifax, York, England the deaths of Abraham Shaw's children are noted: Martha born 1623, dies March 31, 1625; John born 1628, dies April 12, 1629. It is further noted here that his wife was Briggit, daughter of Henry Best of Ovenden, baptized:April 9, 1592. She had sister Mary, bapt. Aug. 14, 1586 and brother John, bapt March 10 1587.
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In another record: NEHGR 48:346: RK Shaw communicates the Baptisms of Abraham's children, parish of Halifax, Yorkshire, England, saying that Abraham resided in the village of Northowram in Halifax. The record is marriage: Abraham Shawe to Briget Best June 24th 1626.

Baptisms: Joseph, March 14, 1618; Grace,August 15, 1621; Martha December 1st 1623, Maria (Mary), June 18, 1626; John, died young; John, May 23rd, 1630; Martha again Janry 6th, 1632 .
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Children were: Joseph SHAW <d38.htm>, Grace SHAW <d38.htm>, Mary SHAW <d38.htm>, John SHAW <d38.htm>.


Grace SHAW was born on 15 Aug 1621 in Halifax, Yorkshire, Eng.\super (2770) <fowsrc.htm>(2771) <fowsrc.htm>\nosupersub She died before 1688 in Dedham, Ma (prob).\super (2772) <fowsrc.htm>\nosupersub In his will, Nicholas' wife is called Susanna and made executrix. She is noted as daughter of Abraham Shaw of Dedham in NEHGR 1:282
Parents: Abraham SHAW <d38.htm> and Bridget BEST <d3.htm>.
She was married to Nicholas(1) BYRAM <d7.htm> about 1637. Her first child Abigail is married in 1656, probably no less than 16 (making her birth somewhere between 1638 and 1640) Did they marry in England or Weymouth? Children were: Abigail BYRAM <d7.htm>.
http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/cooke/d38.htm#P1603

picture Colin Shaw



      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 19 Jun 1913 - Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
    Christening: 
          Death: 20 Mar 1988 - Isle Of Wight, England
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Clare Hanstock
       Marriage: 
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Sources


1 Nahum Mitchell, History of The Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Including an Extensive Family Register (Originally Printed - Kidder and Wright, 32 Congress Street Boston, Massachusetts 1840
Reprinted Henry T. Pratt Bridgewater, Massachusetts 1897
Reprinted Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1970 Balitmore 1975
This edition reprinted under the sponsorship of A. Evelyn Nourse Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 74-136106), pages 127.

2 Bollschweiler, Diane Family Tree (http://home.att.net/~boshy/shaw/index.htm

Family Tree).


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