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Notes for Alonzo Benjamin Shaw


Had a brother Jed Shaw who marrr an Emma. She resides at Hastings on Hudson, NY, age 93 in 1937 (Letter of A.B. Shaw) Postmaster in Tipton IA, 1878.

Los Angeles County Probate Index shows a Alonzo Shaw, Dec'd, Probate filed 29 Oct 1929. Cedar Co, IA County Recorder Land Records-Patent Date of 1 Mar, 1847-Filed on 30 Oct 1939 (yes, 1939) Recorder in Volume 64, Pg. 234. TWN 81N R3W SE 1/4 Sec 25 TS81 160 Acres.

1860 Cedar Co., IA Census
Alonzo Shaw age 37 County Clerk RE$1500 PP$300 b PA
Almira age 29 b OH
Anna B age 5 b IA
Pg. 114
Pg. 2
Only Shaws in Tioga Co., in 1820
1820 SHAW JONATHAN Tioga County NY 309 Elmira
1820 SHAW NATHANIEL Tioga County NY 309 Elmira

1830 SHAW ALANSON B. Tioga County NY 260 Chemung
1830 SHAW JACOB T. Tioga County NY 290 Oswego
1830 SHAW JOEL Tioga County NY 320 Berkshire
1830 SHAW LORING Tioga County NY 260 Chemung
1830 SHAW WILLIAM Tioga County NY 315 Berkshire

1870 SHAW ALONZO Muscatine County IA 335 Wapsienonac Township
Tipton, Center Twp., Iowa, Cedar County, Page 53 ED 24 Sh 25 555/563
Alonzo Shaw head w m July 1822 age 77 marr 57 yrs. NY NY NY Wagonmaster owns mort house
Almira L wife Sept 1831 age 68 6 CH 4 LIV OH NY VT
Fred son Apr 1875 age 25 single IA NY OH Printer
1880 Census Place: Tipton, Cedar, Iowa Source: FHL Film 1254331 National Archives Film T9-0331 Page 122A Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Alonzo SHAW Self M M W 57NY Occ:Post Master Fa: PA Mo: PA
Almira SHAW Wife F M W 49 OH Occ: Keeping House Fa: NH Mo: VT
Annie B. SHAW Dau F S W 25 IA Occ:At HomeFa: NY Mo: OH
Louie M. SHAW Dau F S W 17 IA Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: OH
Alonzo F. SHAW Son M S W 4 IA Fa: NY Mo: OH
Cedar County IA History of 1878
Shaw, Alonzo, Postmaster, Tipton; born in Tioga County, New York, July 1, 1822; lived there twenty-two years and started to Texas, but when he reached New Orleans, he turned back and came north by the river to this State and county and arrived here in July, 1845--thirty-three years ago--and is one of the early settlers; only a few houses here then, and only twelve persons here now who were here when he came. He entered a quarter section of land and engaged in farming; then engaged in the hotel business; was elected County Surveyor after having served as Deputy; was again re-elected to the same office and served five years; was Secretary and Treasurer of the School Board five years; received appointment of Postmaster in October, 1872. Married Miss Almira Bagley, from Ohio, in October, 1949; she came here with her parents in 1940, and were early settlers; they have four children--Anna B., Arvin B., Louie M. and Alonzo F.; lost one son--Edgar, and one daughter--Emma.



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