Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Edward Payson Shaw of Newburyport

A little info for my Face Book Page New England Family Genealogy & History and Wolfe Tavern Edward Payson Shaw was responsible for restoring Newburyport's Merrimac House (former Wolfe Tavern) 



A nice story in the Newburyport News by Joe Callahan June 8, 2015 Edward Payson Shaw was born on Charter Street in Newburyport on Sept. 1, 1841. He was the son of Samuel Shaw (1784-1868) and Abigail Bartlett (1805-1877) a descendant of Josiah Bartlett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. 

On June 21, 1838 Samuel Shaw, son of Samuel Shaw SR (1748-1829) and Abigail Hale Stickney (1756-1831) married Abigail Bartlett daughter of Here is a 1895 news clip on them

 

At the age of 15,  Edward P Shaw entered the hack business and by the age of 22 he owned and operated an express line between Newburyport and Boston. To Read more  As I See It: E.P. Shaw: developer in Newburyport and Salisbury Beach

According to Newburyport town records, Edward P Shaw March 14 1899 Wolfe Tavern, owned by E. P. Shaw; loss, $350.65; insurance, $19,000; cause, defective chimney.




From Tuesday, July 5, 1921 Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts)






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