James Shaw, of Dalnavert

Male Abt 1550 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name James Shaw  [1
    Suffix of Dalnavert 
    Born Abt 1440-1550 
    • Error alert: There seems to be some generations mission here. James' father is reported to have been born in about 1400 and James' son, Alexander, was alive in 1620. That's over 200 years for 2 generations.
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I55940  Alger
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father Alastair Shaw, 5th Chief of Clan Shaw,   b. 1400-1405 
    Mother Stuart,   b. Abt 1402,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F23267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Alexander Shaw, of Dalnavert,   b. Abt 1590,   d. Abt 1631  (Age ~ 41 years)
     2. Donald Roy Shaw,   b. Abt 1592
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F23340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James was the progenitor of the Shaws of Dalnavert, located on the edge of the Inshriach Forest near the River Spey. The first known person to use Shaw as a surname was Alexander Shaw of Dalnavert in about 1620. This line also sometimes used "Na Si'aich" (the Shaws) as a surname.

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Alger Family Historian - e-mail: alger@alum.mit.edu [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Descendants of Shaw, Smith, Larry D., (http://www.motherbedford.com/ShawGen01.htm : copyright 2000), accessed 1 Jun 2009), p. 1 (Reliability: 3).


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