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I just spent a few minutes on ancestry.com
and may have a
for you. It appears that Jeremiah Shaw and Catherine Proper married in
1867 according to 1900 census. It seems that in 1850 Jeremiah Shaw was
living in NYC ward 18 district 2 with Jeremiah Shaw ae 66 a blacksmith
and Sarah A. Shaw who may be his parents. From this census it suggests
that this is Sarah's second marriage as there are children with a
different surname living in this household.
As for Catherine Proper, I found a Catherine Proper ae 14 living with a
John Proper ae 77 and wife Catherine ae 67 in Livingston Columbia NY in
Please consider these as possibilities only. Not answers without more
On 8/26/2010 8:03 PM, gc-gateway(a)rootsweb.com wrote:
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>Looking for information on the parents of Jeremiah Shaw (15 JAN 1839 to 24 MAY 1920)
m. Catherine M. Proper in 1857. I have no information on the name of his parents. They
were not listed on his death certificate. I would appreciate any information available on
who may be Jeremiah's parents.