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Mr. Robert K. Shaw 5370 Nugget Rd. Fair Oaks, CA 95628.3924.

BIOGRAPHY OF ELIJAH SHAW II T his H fo n a w a d m e th p ce a b tte p ce fo y u e ud ay n ad is la e r la r o a d m to liv in H w s a s lw rt m n o ste g c a c r. n e e . e a ta a a f rlin h ra te Ag o h sb n , fa e n ig b r a dfrie d H w s a v ry o d u a d th r, e h o n n. e a e generous and kind m an. J st a w rdo e p n tio : T e a th e g n ra n u o f x la a n h re re re e e tio s n ed E am lijah E , lijah I w b rn in N Jersey ab u as o ew ot 1 8 , E hII 7 2 lija th s b c o th s e h w s b rn in O io in 1 2 a d E h III e u je t f is k tc , a o h 8 2 n lija w born in N as orth O gden 1 5 , sow a c llin th mI, 89 e re a g e ,U tah II , a dI I n I. E lijah S awII w b rn 1 F ru 1 2 , in C h as o 5 eb ary 8 2 lerm n o n , o t,C u ty Ohio. H w the son of E e as lijah S hawI and L ydia B en, w w ow ho ere fromD eerfield, C b um erland C ounty, N Jersey and w m ew ere arried th 6 F b ary 1 0 . ere e ru 85 E hI w s b rn lija a o about 1782, the son of E und and S dm arah C ornw S , w w also m ell haw ho ere arried in C berland C um ounty in the D eerfield P resbyterian C hurch 23 S eptem 1774 ber . S arah w th d g ter of Jo n C rn ell an h w M . as e au h h o w d is ife ary T e S aw w b h h s ere eliev to h e b o E g o in ed av een f n lish rig . T S he hawnam w derived from as the W e as : ebster d ictionary p tsit; u _ th ly w o ed sp t in a lo p -'_ ick od o w lace o h llo --a th et, r o w ick a lo c u try w a th k sh rt g w o tre s a d sh b e . w on ith ic o ro th f e n ru b ry S c a tra t h s b e d sig a d b th in a ita ts o S o n uh c a e n e n te y e h b n f c tla d as "t'he S ". haw H ce m r h e co clu ed th th n e as ap lied to th en arn av n d at e am p e race know as the "S a" the w n haw orld over m hav been derived ust e fro m th fa t th t th yw reo in llyn tiv s o th lo c u try e c a e e rig a a e f e w o n of S cotlan and E d ngland. A nother claimw that the nam cam dow fromone as e e n sons of M }acD in 1056-7. uff o th f e sketch w w as ritten by a great granddaughter--Jeanette S hawG reen-w ell.

(# I on pedigree chart # 2)

S an th claim T e S aw o S tlan an E g d w a till o er , h h 's f co d d n lan ere b ch o th C M to , b re 1 8 . ran f e lan cIn sh efo 2 4 E lijah II m th L d w b rn ab u 1 7 . H p o er, y ia, as o o t 7 8 er aren w D ts ere an B en III and L ow ydia Y app, w w m ho ere arried in C berland C um ounty 4 Septem ber 1773. D III w bo about 1743 and L an as rn ydia about 1750 . Lydia Y app's parents w T ere hom Y and L as app ydia M ills. L d M p ts w re R a M a d h w L d A o y ia ill's aren e ich rd ills n is ife y ia. ll f themw fromCum ere berland County, N Jersey. ew T ancestral B en fam w of W o he ow ily as elsh rigin--living in G organlam shire and P brokeshire, W em ales. The Bow nam w first used en e as in 1487, when Owen Ap Owen of Pentre E an P b k ire, W v , em ro esh ales w th first to u th co tracted fo o as e se e n rm f the nam and instead of O en A O en he w know as Evan Bow e w p w as n en. E h II's B w n a c stry is v ry in re g L t u g b c a d lija o e ne e te stin . e s o a k n d alittlere in c g o m is in . The Bow en's ow ned m uch land in G en, East O ow rchard and M ethyr M r aw in G m rg n Wle b rig ts o in erita c la o a , a s, y h f h n e. T e b hth " ig t o in e n e , w w g b c to o sta lis is R h f h rita c " e ill o a k E hII's e h g a g a d a n E a e lija ig th re t a n p re ts; liz b th W mG illia riffith .

(Jan e S lin a d ) trad g n

T eG h riffith fa ily o Wle is o v ry a c n o in T e tra e m f a s f e n ie t rig . h y c th ir lin a eind c lin toE n fe F c a , e eg ire t e d y d yhn w ointu tra e h h rn c s is a c stryb c toB li Mw K go a G a B na o t th tim o ne ak e a r, in f ll re t ritia b u e e f C hrist Ednyfed F y h nw a d g ish dg n ra a da a le m iste to c e as istin u e e e l n n b in r L ellyn ap Jorw lew erth. H w also a descen fromM e as t archu ap C an, the head o one o the dd yn f f 15 n b trib s o Wle o le e f a s.

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E lijah S awII h an cesto o K g H ry V fo n er o r f in en II u d f ("F m s "so o in F ch as d es "ap m "so o in W . itz" ean n f" ren , o " ean n f" elch "V erch" o r "V11 m s "d g ter o in W also T is w th m s ean au h f" elsh . h as eir ean o id tify g th b re f en in em efo surnam cam into use.) es e I n 1091, upon the B lack M ountains of B recknock, T dw w attacked ew r as and his arm vanquished. y A thattim R ap T dw w slain. t e hys ew r as H left a w G lad s, tw so s an a d g ter, N V e ife w y o n d au h est erch R y h s. O e o th so s w in E g d in p n an th o er o e w G ffy d n f e n as n lan riso d e th n as ru d ap Rhys. G ffy d th k t th n e as a su am L ru d en ep e am rn e. ater it w ch g -to as an ed G riffith T e w re th a c sto o o r W mG . h se e e n e rs f u illia riffith A th tim of R ys ap T d r's d t e e h ew w eath, h w th h e as e ead o th S nd f e eco R y l T e o Wles an h d b en re n g fo fo rte y o a rib f a d a e ig in r u en ears. T ey liv d h e a D e r C stle a dh w s inh t in fo a n e a is 9 th y 0 ear. H in accom lish this o av g p ed bject, F H on to k p itz am o ossessio o th n f e te rrito o G m rg n w ic w s c lle Je n a d d id d th sp ils ry f la o a , h h a a d sty , n iv e e o betw his tw een elve K nights. O e o th K ig ts w W n f ese n h as illiamd E e sterlin . S D n C g t o ats astle an d M o w h sh o th "S o an rs ere is are f e p ils". T e n m "D E h a e e sterlin " g u lly d lv d itse in th n m o g rad a isso e lf to e a e fB d g tra lin .

F ychan w also an as the "T udor R oyal H ouse"

T eG h riffith (G ffy d fa ily h d h lan s in Wle fro ru d ) m a eld d a s m th b g n g o th Wlc C lo iz n u til th tim o W e e in in f e e h o n atio n e e f illiam the C onguerer and the N an Invasion. orm W illiamthe C onqueror w born as o F la , C lv d s, F n e f a ise a a o ra c .

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O ctober 1024 at the C astle

H w s th n ra so o R b rt, th M g ific t, D k o e a e atu l n f o e e a n en u e f Normandy, (so e m re o o an m o f ur cesto rs). A r th D k 's d a in 1 3 , th N b a ce te W m fte e u e e th 0 5 e o les c p d illia as a D uk e . In 1 5 , h v 0 5 e isited h co sin E w "T e C n is u , d ard h o fesso K g r" in o E g d an receiv fro h a p m th h sh u su f n lan d ed m im ro ise at e o ld cceed himas K of E ing ngland. W E ard died in 1066, how hen dw ever, H arold becam K e ing. W illiam"th C n u r" a h c e o q ero id is laimb re th P p a d efo e oe n w estern C risten o an th d h d m d e ecisio w m e fo h to in ad n as ad r im v e E g d a dta e th th n . n lan n k e ro e Alarg arm o N rm w assem led an h set ou to co e y f o ans as b d e t n q e E g n a dc imh rig t toth th n . u r n la d n la is h e ro e In th su m o 1 6 , h lan ed at P en , in S ssex e m er f 0 6 e d en sey u , E ngland and on l4 O ctober 1 6 , a th B ttleo H s g , h 06 t e a f a tin s e defeated K H ing arold. H ld w slain an W aro as d illiam h in receiv th su m n , av g ed e b issio of th E e nglish N obles, w then crow ed K in W as n ing estm inister A bbey on C hristm D as ay, 25 December 1066. O of W ne illiam G s enerals w R as obert Fitz H on, w w am ho ent w h in E g n .inb ttle ith im to n la d a . H w h arm , w sen fo b Jesty A G rg t, P ce e ith is y as t r y n p u an rin o G m rg n Wle to a f la o a , a s, ssist h in th c n u rin o th N b im e o q e g f e o le and gallant Rhys A Tew r p dw (T udor) P rince of S outh W ales.

(above)

T eighth in descent fromS W he ir illiam D E e sterling w S E und as ir dm S lin trad g (K night) B m y arryin G en g w lian B erkro dau h o S R ger B lls, g ter f ir o erkrolls, he becam by m e arriage, possessor of the lands in G er,. E O ow ast rchard and Methyr Mawr. E ard and G enlain w the fourth great grandparents dw w ere (Jan S lin w o m e) trad g h arried W illiamG riffith . T e ru o m st o F H o 's K ig ts, w o h tak fo h le f o f itz am n n h h ad en rceab le p sse n o G m rg n w re o sh rt d ra n T e ju w re 't su o ssio f la o a , e f o u tio . h y st e n p p s dtok e th la dth t wsn t rig tfu th irs s th ylo t it. oe e p is n a a o h lly e , o e s oE f lizab eth

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E lijah S awII h Italy O ag th o th G th A th o o th C m erian E b o ; sh o a f e o a; n en r f e o m s; g ert f W essex; S iold of D ark; S k enm igurd of the U lands; M p eurig of D ; also yfed R ard I an II, A red th G ich d ld e reat; H ry I an H g th G en d u h e reat Caput) K g F in d an Q een Isab in erd an d u ella o S ain w o ag f p , h reed to su sid b ize C olom for his voyage to A erica in 1492. bus m C n n e I, b rn a o t 2 2 a d h w , H len o th C ss o sta tin o b u 1 n is ife e f e ro (daughter of C oel, com only know as "O K C m n ld ing oel" of the N ursery R y e.) erected th "C u o th R rrectio " at th to b o th hm e h rch f e esu n e m f e "S io an o er m n av r" d th ag ificen ch rch in B leh an o th M u t o t u es eth em d n e o n f O lives. R h ap M w n (th tall) h h red ro n cu h an w un aelg y e e ad -b w rly air d as fe t 6in h sta e c e ll. H enry II, K of E ing ngland w also know as "H pty D pty"of the as n um um nursery rhym e. Julius C aesar, w he the o w fiddled w R e burned? as ne ho hile om it w N as ero) W are p u o so e o o r R y an e ro d f m f u o al cesto an ash ed o o ers. rs d am f th B w are M prou o ou an ut e ore d f r cesto w o w n t o R y b --T ey rs h ere o f o al irth h w re th o e w ore llyd a o th w rk e e ns h a id ll f e o . T a is e o g o th t, n wle u g t b c to th tim o r a c sto ht nuh f a o t s e ak e e u n e rs ca e toth U ite S te m e n d ta s. I th f n e all o 1 3 , R ard B w an A n h w f 6 9 ich o en d n e, is ife fifth g a g n p re ts) w se e o th ir e h c ild n (G o e th re t ra d a n ith v n f e ig t h re e rg , e e e t s n re a in inK H s t s il fro th p rt ld s o , min g ittle ill) e a m e o G organ, W lam ales, to com to a new and un