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Josiah Shaw

J. Shaw
Full Name: Josiah Shaw, Sr.
Birth date: December 24, 1817
Death date: November 1, 1877

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources


  • Photograph. J. Shaw, State Preservation Board

Other Resources

  • Death notice, Col. Josiah Shaw of Colorado County, State legislator, 11/10/1877, p. 3. Daily Democratic Statesman (Austin, Texas) .
  • Texas State Troops, 1st Lieutenant, 22nd Brigade. Military grave marker, Josiah Shaw, birth date 12/24/1817, death date 11/1/1877, additional grave marker for Josiah Shaw, Sr., burial in Fitzgerald Cemetery, Colorado County. Includes reprint of obituary in Colorado County Citizen, 11/8/1877. Find a Grave .
  • SHAW, JOSIAH (1817-1877). Birth date 12/24/1817, death date 10/31/1877. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Texas State Troops, Captain, Company K, 2nd Regiment, 22nd Brigade. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Colonel, Texas and Louisiana, 1863-1865. Col. Josiah Shaw, died 1878, mentioned in biographical sketch of his son Carey Shaw, Volume II, pp. 930-931. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • Death notice, "State News," Colorado County, Col. Josiah Shaw, The Galveston Daily News, 11/3/1877, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, Col. Josiah Shaw, death date 10/31/1877, Colorado County Citizen, 11/8/1877.
    Josiah Shaw, birth date 12/24/1817, death date 11/1/1877, burial in Fitzgerald Cemetery, "son of James Joseph and Abigail Reed (Kirkham) Shaw, Confederate veteran." Colorado County, TXGenWeb Project . Fitzgerald Cemetery Obituary

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