William Augustus Shaw
Full Name: William Augustus Shaw
Date of birth: April 15, 1827
Date of death: September 30, 1900
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Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874
Clarksville / Red River
Red River, Titus
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- William Augustus Gus Shaw, birth date 4/15/1827 in Green County, Alabama, died 1900 in Clarkesville, Red River County, Texas, son Gus Shaw, born about 1860. Shaw Family Tree.
- W.A. Shaw, Clarkesville, Red River County, born in Alabama, farmer, age 45 [born ca. 1828].
Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
- Census of 1870 - William Shaw, Red River County, age 42, born circa 1828 in Alabama, farmer, living in household with Caladonia and children.
Census of 1900 - W.A. Shaw, Clarksville, Red River County, age 73, born April 1827 in Alabama, landlord, wife Caladonia.
- Obituary, "A Prominent Texan Dead: Col. W.A. Shaw of Clarkesville Passed Away at Dallas," The Houston Daily Post, 10/2/1900, p. 10. Death date 9/30/1900, "he was an intense Democrat and an active participant in the bitter contests back in the 70s," mentions son Gus (N.A.) Shaw.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
W.A. Shaw, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
W.A. Shaw, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
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