The first Shaw known in the county was William Shaw, born in March 1759, and died in February, 1863,
at the age of 103 years and eleven months to a day, as his son, the late John D Shaw told the writer - a
case of remarkable longevity. The writer saw and talked with the old gentleman at Marion County House,
in 1859 or 1860, and he said he was 100 years old. ... William Shaw married some one to the writer unknown;
has tried to ascertain her maiden name, but has not been able to do so; he raised three sons and may be
other, as well as daughters - one daughter, Ann; the sons were John D. Shaw and Thomas Shaw.
--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)
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