James W. Shaw
(1862-1936)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. "Mamie" Mary Gaukel

James W. Shaw 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 24 Dec 1862, , , , ENG 1 4 5
  • Marriage (1): "Mamie" Mary Gaukel on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1
  • Died: 28 Dec 1936, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 74 4 5
  • Buried: 31 Dec 1936, Roxborough: Leverington Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: LY4Y-2G3.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated Date on his 1920 & 1930 census record. 1910 Shows 1890 immigration in 1891. 6

2. Census in 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. The 1900 census recorded at 105 Penndale Street: James Shaw, laborer, 35, born May 1865 in England, single, as a boarder in the home of Sarah A. Lowe, 66. His parents were also born in England. The immigration column shows he arrived in 1880 and became a U.S. citizen. His address is 2 blocks away from 4405 Baker St. where his future wife, Mary Gaukel, is in her 1900 census.

3. Occupation: weaver on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1

4. Residence: 105 Pennsdale St., Philadelphia, PA on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1

5. Newspaper: Philadelphia Inquirer: Marriage Licenses Issued: Shaw, James W., and Mame Gaukel., 16 Jun 1900, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 7

6. Census in 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1910 census recorded renting at 158 Carson Street: James W. Shaw, weaver in textile mill, 46, living with wife Mary, 32; William, 9; Roy T., 4; and Esther, 1. James and Mary were married for 9 years and she had birthed 4 children, 3 alive in 1910. James and his parents were born in England. James immigrated in 1890. Mary and her children were born in Pennsylvania, and Mary's parents in Germany.

7. Occupation: factory on 9 Oct 1912 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2

8. Residence: 317 Carson St., Philadelphia, PA on 9 Oct 1912 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2

9. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 9 The 1920 census recorded living as a boarder in the home of William Coe at 4244 Terrace Street: James Shaw, weaver in woolen mill, 59, married. With him is his son, William, finisher in plush mill, 18. James and his parents were born in England. He immigrated in 1891. William and his mother were born in Pennsylvania, his father in England.

10. Census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 10 The 1930 census recorded renting for $25/month at 4300 Dexter Street: William A. Bate, iron worker, 21, living with wife Esther, mender in plush mill, 18, and her father James Shaw, weaver in woolen mill, 67, married. William, his parents, Esther, and her mother were born in Pennsylvania. Her father, James, and his parents were born in England. James immigrated in 1891.

11. Cause of Death: James died at Hahnemann Hospital from toxic adenomatous, gastric & conronic myocardosis, cardiac enlargement, congestive failure, contributory lobar pneumonia, 28 Dec 1936, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

12. Occupation: weaver on 28 Dec 1936 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

13. Residence: 414 Dupont St., Philadelphia, PA on 28 Dec 1936 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

14. Obituary: Philadelphia Inquirer: SHAW -- Dec 28. JAMES, husband of Mary Shaw, of 414 Dupont st. Funeral services Thurs., 3 P.M. At Stetler Funeral Home, 6024 Ridge ave., Roxborough. Int. Leverington Cem. Friends may call Wed., 7 to 9 P.M. On 30 Dec 1936 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 11


James married "Mamie" Mary Gaukel on 14 Jun 1900 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 ("Mamie" Mary Gaukel was born on 14 Jul 1877 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 3 12 13, christened on 16 Aug 1877 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,12 died on 28 Sep 1947 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3 13 and was buried on 1 Oct 1947 in Roxborough: Leverington Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA 3 13.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Civil Marriages, 1677-1950," https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJW-XR54 James W Shaw and Mamie Gaukel, 14 Jun 1900.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1906-1913, Myrtle Shaw, b. 9 Oct 1912, father James Shaw, mother Mary Gawcall.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), 84027, Mary Shaw aka Mame Shaw, d. 28 Sep 1947, father ? Gaukel, mother ?, husband James Shaw deceased, informant William Shaw, 4719 Benner St.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 25928 James Shaw, b. 24 Dec 1862 England, d. 28 Dec 1936, father ? Shaw, mother unknown, spouse Mary Shaw, informant William Shaw.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/245756022.

6 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 19 Nov 2022), entry for James W. Shaw, person ID LY4Y-2G3.

7 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 16 Jun 1900, page 14. Marriage Licenses.

8 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGWN-M43 James W Shaw, Philadelphia Ward 21, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 377, sheet 6B, family 120.

9 1920 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNMN-PJR James Shaw, 1920.

10 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH7V-74V James Shaw in household of William A Bate, Philadelphia (Districts 0501-0750), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 597, sheet 29A.

11 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 30 Dec 1936, page 31.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, Maria Gaukel [indexed as Gankel], b. 14 Jul 1877, bapt. 16 Aug 1877 Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, father Wilhelm Gaukel, mother Elisabethe Keller.

13 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/245756077.



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