John Wesley Shaw & Estelle Sykes Shaw
with children Monnie E. Shaw & Vera Blanche Shaw

John Wesley Shaw was born 15 November, 1865, the son of Duncan Campbell Shaw (1818 - after 1886) and Sarah Anne West (1832 - 1902). Duncan Shaw was originally from Moore County and moved to Bladen County in the early 1850's. They lived in Turnbull Township.

John Wesley Shaw married Estelle "Stella" Sykes on 4 August, 1887 at the home of her parents John Wesley Sykes (1829-1915) and Susan Elizabeth Tatom (1842-1911) in the present day Ruskin community. Estelle Sykes was born 11 June, 1868 and died 2 May, 1953.

John Wesley Shaw died at a young age on 22 July, 1893. It is said that the family was living in the South Carolina at the time. Estelle married a second time to John Quincy Britt (1860-1936) on 23 July, 1896.

Children:
i. Monnie E. Shaw, born 2 January, 1889
ii. Vera Blanche Shaw, born 15 September, 1890
iii. John Wesley Shaw, born 28 February, 1893

 

John Wesley Shaw & Estelle Sykes Shaw
with children Monnie E. Shaw & Vera Blanche Shaw
Same as photo above.
Copied from original in possession of Ennis Hester in Dublin.

 

Estelle Sykes Shaw Britt



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