Genealogy of Job Shaw by Jay Irvin (Shaw) Hadley a great grandson of Job's son John.
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ABOUT JOB SHAW:

We now have the death record of, Job Shaw and I suppose he and his wife Lucy are buried in Victor Village Cemetery or maybe the church cemetery, and their grave markers are lost. Job's son Benoni was born 31 Jan. 1809, and Benoni's obituary says he was 11 years old when his father died. If Benoni was correct, that would mean Job died in 1820 or in January 1821. That's a pretty close fit to what this death record says: winter 1821.

 Though he was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Job later moved to Rochester in Plymouth County. That is where he was living late in 1787 when he first published his marriage intentions.

On Feb. 7/1788 in Middleboro, Massachusetts, Job married Lucy Sherman born Jan. 5 1768 in Middleboro, died 18 May 1813 in Victor, Ontario County, New York, daughter of Edward and Lucy Sherman. The "Publishment" of their intention to marry is dated 30 Dec. 1787 in the Middleboro Town Records, Book 4, Part 2, page 73, recorded by Jacob Bennett Jr., Middleboro Town Clerk, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Their "Intention of Marriage" was 12 Jan. 1788 in Rochester, Plymouth County. Their marriage is recorded in Middleboro Town Records, Book 4, Part 2, page 163. The Justice of the Peace who married them was Rev. Joseph Barker.

According to varying traditions of uncertain reliability, Job and Lucy had no less than five sons and three daughters, or as many as six sons and seven daughters. In her mimeographed family history of MANLY SHERMAN SHAW family, Eleanor (Shaw) Baylor said, "Job and Lucy had at least ten children." Job and Lucy are said to have had nine children. While he was living in western New York, their eldest child JOHN SHAW (1790-1880) joined the new Mormon religion, later moving with The Mormons to Illinois and ultimately joining in the great migration to Utah.

A few of Job and Lucy's children, as well as some of John's sons, migrated to Illinois and remained there, particularly in Lee County. By the time of the 1790 U.S. Census, Job and Lucy had left Massachusetts and moved "up country" to Bridgewater, Windsor County, Vermont. The census that year shows Job as the head of a household in Bridgewater consisting of one free white male over the age of 16 (i.e. Job himself), one free white male under the age of 16 (probably Job's eldest child John, born 30 June 1790 in Bridgewater), and two white females (Job's wife Lucy and another woman). Job and his family were still living in Bridgewater at the time of the 1800 U.S. Census, when his household had grown to include one white male under the age of 10 (probably Job's son WILLIAM E. SHAW, born 28 Aug. 1797), one white male aged 11-15 (probably Job's eldest son John), one white male aged 16-25, two white males aged 26-44 (including Job), three white females under the age of 10 (including LUCY SHAW, born 1792, and EXPERIENCE SHAW ("Spede"), born circa 1795), one white female aged 10-15, and two white females aged 26-44 (Lucy and another woman). Thus, by 1800 Job and Lucy had two sons and as many as four daughters.

Job and Lucy left Vermont sometime during the 1800s. They were still living in Vermont on 29 Dec. 1801, when they had a daughter, LAURA SHAW, but they were living in Savoy, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, on 22 Jan. 1806, when they had a daughter, KEZIAH SHAW. They had moved to Rutland County, Vermont, by 31 Jan. 1809, when they had a son named BENONI SHAW. However, by the time of the 1810 U.S. Census they had moved to Ontario County in western New York State. The census that year shows Job Shaw as a resident of Bloomfield, Ontario County, where he was the head of a household consisting of two white males under the age of 10 (including his son Benoni, and perhaps JOB SHAW JR.), one white male aged 10-15 (probably Job's son William, then about 12 years old), one white male aged 16-25 (perhaps Job's eldest son John, then about 20), one white male aged 45 or older (i.e. Job), three white females under the age of 10 (including Job's daughters Laura and Keziah), one white female aged 10-15 (probably Job's daughter Experience), one white female aged 16-25 (probably Job's daughter Lucy), one white female aged 26-44 (i.e. the mother Lucy). Thus, by 1810 Job and Lucy apparently had four sons and five daughters -- though it's possible the male aged 16-25 or the female aged 16-25 were domestic servants or farm hands rather than their eldest son and daughter (who may by then have been living or working in other households).

It was in Victor where Lucy died on 18 May 1813. After his wife's death, Job remained in Victor, where he was living at the time of the 1820 U.S. Census. The census that year shows Job as the head of a household consisting of one white male under the age of 10 (his son MANLY SHERMAN SHAW, Manley_Sherman_Shawborn 1811), two white males aged 10-15 (including his son Benoni), one white male aged 45 or older (i.e. Job himself), one white female aged 10-15, and one white female aged 26-44. Thus, in 1820 Job apparently had three sons and two daughters living with him. Job does not appear in the 1830 U.S. Census, having died later in 1820 or perhaps a little later than that (perhaps 30 Oct. 1822 as mentioned above). According to Utah Shaw family tradition, Job was buried in Rochester, New York, though that might mean Victor, New York, in the vicinity of Rochester, where his wife Lucy died and where he was living in 1820.

At some point between 1810 and 1816, Job's daughter Lucy became the second wife of RALF STRONG, born 1780 in Massachusetts, died 10 Sept 1865 in Mendon, Monroe County, New York. When he was about 20 years old, Ralph settled in Mendon, in the Wadsworth Eleven Thousand Acre Tract on Lot 32. He erected the first distillery in that part of the town. Ralph and Lucy had at least three children, named Harrison (1816-1882), Milton S. (1821-1901), and Catherine, born circa 1826, all three born in New York State. Lucy's grave stone in Mendon Cemetery says she died 29 June 1824 at age 32. At the time of the 1850 U.S. Census, Ralph and his family were living in Victor, Ontario County, New York. Buried near Lucy's grave in Mendon Cemetery is her brother Benoni Shaw. Benoni Shaw had earlier lived in Brant, Erie County, New York, later moving to Mendon in Monroe County. Another brother of Lucy, Job Shaw Jr., married a woman named JOAN and is known to have had four sons and one daughter: Benona, Job III, James, William, and Julia. Job Jr., a farmer, his wife and children appear in the 1850 U.S. Census as residents of Brant, Erie County, New York. He died in Brant on 12 Sept. 1858. Now, as indicated above, the number and birth order of Job and Lucy's children is uncertain. One list of their children comes from old family records of Austin Herman Shaw (1884-1967) of Ogden, Utah, a descendant of Job and Lucy's eldest child John. Austin was the son of MYRTILLO SHAW Jr. (1858-1942), son of MYRTILLO SHAW Srn. (1814-1896), eldest son of Job's son John.

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MANLY SHERMAN SHAW

Harriet Orilla Austin Shaw

married Myrtillo Shaw Snr. September 17 1839

Children:

Son:1. John Shaw
Birth : 30 Jun 1790 Bridgewater, Windsor County, New York, USA
Death : 5 Jul 1880 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Job Shaw
Mother: Lucy Sherman b. Jan. 5 1768 d. May 18 1813 at Victor, Ontario, N.Y.
Family:
Marriage: 1 Jan 1812 in Victor, Ontario County, New York, USA
Spouse:
Polly Marie Fox
Birth : 11 Jan 1790 Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death : 21 Jan 1873 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female

2. Job b. about 1792

3. Lucy b. about 1794 married Ralf Strong

4. Daughter: Spede Shaw b.1796
Spouce: Erastus Tolman b. about 1798
Son: Adrastus W. Tolman b. 12/20/1822 Evens cnty NY d. 3/18/1912
Had a son: Benoni Shaw
had a son named Van Buren and he had a son named Frederick. After there deaths the Shaw name died out.

5. Keziah b. about 1798
Married John Morgan

6. William born about 1800 d. Feb 9 1835 married Sarah Aldrich

7. Manley Sherman b. about 1802 married Malinda DeWolf a daughter of Dorastus & Eliza (Coe) DeWolf born about 1804

8. Benoni Shaw b. Rutland cnty Vt. Jan. 31 1809 d. at the residence of his son, V. B. Shaw, in Pultneyville, N. Y. May 20 1804. Married Mrs. Angeline Ellis. They had three children two of whom survived them, Francis Jane Woodworth and VanBuren Shaw, and also six grandchildren who were very dear to him. He was a member of the Methodist church. His funeral service was held in the Presbyterian church at Mendon, N. Y. the Rev. B. D. Showers of Pultneyville officiating. See --> obituary Benoni Shaw son of Job and Lucy Shaw.pdf The obituary says Benoni was the son of Job and Lucy Shaw, that Lucy died in 1813 and Job died in 1820, and that he was raised by a family named Fox after his father died (Fox was the family of Benoni's oldest brother John, and John raised his younger brother Manly Sherman, born 1811, after the death of their parents). The obituary also says Benoni had six grandchildren, which matches perfectly the number of grandchildren identified from the cemeteries where they are buried: Van Buren had four children, Frances had two children. The only living representatives of Benoni's family are the descendants of his granddaughter Hattie E. Woodworth.

Children of Benoni:
LIDIA SHAW, born 21 Nov. 1697 in Plymouth (now North Carver), Mass.
DEACON JOHN SHAW, born 3 May 1699 in Plymouth (North Carver), Mass.
MARY SHAW, born 16 Jan. 1699/1700 in Plymouth (North Carver), Mass.
MARGARET SHAW, born 28 June 1701 in Plymouth (North Carver), Mass.
ELKANAH SHAW, born 2 Nov. 1703 in Plymouth (North Carver), Mass.
MOSES SHAW, born 28 June 1704 in Plymouth (North Carver), Mass.
LT. JONATHAN SHAW, born circa 1706/7 in Old Plympton or South Middleboro, Mass.
INFANT] SHAW, born circa 1708. -- WILLIAM SHAW, born circa 1708.
REBECCA SHAW, "child," born circa 1711 in Old Plympton or South Middleboro, Mass.
ABIGAIL SHAW, born circa 1713, prob. in Old Plympton, Mass.
PHEBE SHAW, born circa 1714, prob. in Old Plympton, Mass.
DAVID SHAW JR., born circa Feb. 1713/14 poss. in Middleboro, Mass.
LT. BENJAMIN SHAW, born circa 1715/16 in Old Plympton or South Middleboro, Mass.
HANNAH SHAW, born circa 1715/16 in Old Plympton, Mass.

Children of John and Poly Fox Shaw:

Shaw, Myrtillo
Birth : 1 Aug 1814 Victor, Ontario County, New York, USA
Death : 20 Jan 1896 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, John
Mother: Fox, Polly Marie
Family:
Marriage: 17 Sep 1839 in Vermont, Wyoming County, New York, USA
Austin, Harriet Orilla
Birth : 3 Feb 1820 Bennington, Wyoming County, New York, USA
Death : 24 May 1891 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female


Shaw, Francis
Birth : Bennington, Wyoming County, New York, USA
Death : 21 Jan 1922
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, Myrtillo
Mother: Austin, Harriet Orilla
Family:
Marriage: 22 Feb 1876
Spouse:
Farley, Ophelia
Birth : About 1841
Gender: Female

Stephens, John Cornelius
Birth : About 1843
Gender: Male
Family:
Spouse:
Shaw, Harriet Orrilla
Birth : 23 Feb 1843 Bennington, Wyoming County, New York, USA
Death : 24 May 1926
Gender: Female
Parents:
Father: Shaw, Myrtillo
Mother: Austin, Harriet Orilla

Shaw, Robert R
Birth : 15 Apr 1845 La Harpe, Hancock County, Illinois, USA
Death : 7 Dec 1907
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, Myrtillo
Mother: Austin, Harriet Orilla
Family:
Marriage: 14 Jan 1864
Spouse:
Caziah, Ninnetta
Birth :  About 1845
Gender: Female


Shaw, James Henry

Shaw, Pamelia
Birth : 8 Dec 1853 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 16 Oct 1855
Gender: Female

Shaw, Jedediah Morgan
Birth : 22 Nov 1855 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 31 Mar 1934 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, Myrtillo
Mother: Austin, Harriet Orilla
Family:
Spouse:
Burchell, Mary Hannah
Birth : 3 Dec 1862 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory
Death : 29 Jan 1940 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female

Shaw, Myrtillo Jr.
Birth : 29 Mar 1858 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 4 May 1942 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, Myrtillo
Mother: Austin, Harriet Orilla
Family:
Marriage: 25 Sep 1879 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Spouse:
Cardon, Anna Hermina
Birth : 23 Jan 1861 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 8 Sep 1947 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female
Parents:
Father: Cardon, Jean
Mother: Furrer, Anna Regula

Shaw, Wilber
Birth : 20 Feb 1860 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 22 May 1936
Gender: Male

Shaw, Welcome Auston
Birth : 29 Oct 1863 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 11 Nov 1881
Gender: Male
Shaw, Crandle
Birth : 19 Feb 1866 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 9 Apr 1866
Gender: Male

Shaw, Ambrose
Birth : 12 Sep 1824 Victor, Ontario County, New York, USA
Death : 14 Jan 1906 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, John
Mother: Fox, Polly Marie

Children:

Shaw, Ambrose Amos 
Birth : 4 Nov 1875 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 27 Feb 1947 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, Ambrose
Mother: Stone, Minerva Pease
Family:
Marriage: 9 Dec 1903 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Spouse:
Dee, Mary Elizabeth
Birth : 27 Jan 1878 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 18 Dec 1960 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female

Shaw, William Montgomery
Birth : 8 Sep 1826 Bennington, Genesee County, New York, USA
Death : 27 Dec 1902 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, John
Mother: Fox, Polly Marie
Family:
Marriage: 1 Jan 1849
Spouse:
Chase, Diana Severance
Birth : 25 Jul 1827 Bristol, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Death : 6 Sep 1886 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female
Parents:
Father: Chase, Ezra
Mother: Wells, Tirzah
Birth : 8 Sep 1826 Bennington, Genesee County, New York, USA
Death : 27 Dec 1902 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, John
Mother: Fox, Polly Marie
Family:
Marriage: 1 Jan 1849
Spouse:
Chase, Diana Severance
Birth : 25 Jul 1827 Bristol, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Death : 6 Sep 1886 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female
Parents:
Father: Chase, Ezra
Mother: Wells, Tirzah

Children:

Shaw, Ambrose E.
Birth : 31 Aug 1857 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 6 Feb 1927 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, William Montgomery
Mother: Chase, Diana Severance
married: Child, Rosetta Jane
Birth : 26 Mar 1859 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 5 Dec 1935 Willard, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female
Family:
Marriage: 25 Dec 1878 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA

Shaw, Frank
Birth : 2 May 1865 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 28 Jan 1922 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Shaw, William Montgomery
Mother: Chase, Diana Severance
married: Stanger, Caroline Rebecca
Birth : 19 Jun 1869 Marriott, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death : 13 Aug 1956 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Gender: Female
Family:
Marriage: 22 Jul 1890 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA