Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Family: James Shaw / Margaret Cowan (F25472)

m. 1840


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  • Father | Male
    James Shaw

    Born  14 Mar 1809  , Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  19 Mar 1809  Wamphray, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Sep 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  17 Sep 1881  New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1840  [1]  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Shaw | F18842 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Marian Boan | F18842 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Margaret Cowan

    Born  CALC 24 Jul 1819  , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Jan 1892  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas Cowan | F31446 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth "Betty" Hastie | F31446 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Marion Shaw

    Born  16 Sep 1835  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 2 | Male
    John Shaw

    Born  1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Jane Mahoul Dickie | F34776 
    Married  28 Jan 1870  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Margaret | F258544 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Elizabeth Shaw

    Born  1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  James Deans | F52379 
    Married  27 May 1879  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Mary Ann Shaw

    Born  1844  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    May Shaw

    Born  Apr 1844  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    Helen Lang Shaw

    Born  6 Oct 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Aug 1920  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Duncan Sylvester Ferguson | F24134 
    Married  Jan 1881   

    Child 7 | Male
    William Shaw

    Born  1855  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Jemima Shaw

    Born  1857  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Male
    Thomas Shaw

    Born  6 Jun 1860  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Janet Waterston Thom Hamilton | F21812 
    Married     

    Child 10 | Female
    Margaret "Maggie" Shaw

    Born  30 Jun 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Mar 1941   
    Buried    New Hope Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Abraham Clemens | F4586 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] Lower Canada Marriage Bonds (1779-1858), C-6790.
      Name of Future Husband: SHAW, James Res: Puslinch Township, Halton County Name of Future Wife: COWAN, Margaret Res: Waterloo Township, Halton County Reference: RG 5 B9 Volume: 42 Bond Number: 8174 Date: 1840-03-02