Posted by: Beth | July 13, 2012

MRIN-54 William Shaw and Sarah Bozworth

William Shaw and Sarah Bozworth

My paternal 5th great grandparents


Please keep in mind that this is research in progress. I am working on gathering as many documents, stories and pictures as possible to put together as much of a story about their lives as I can. Don’t take anything as fact until it is verified.

William Shaw

  • Born: between 1771-1780. In the 1830 census he was in the 50-59 age group
  • Married: Sarah Grant on 13 Jun 1799 in Hardin County, Kentucky
  • Married: Sarah Bozworth on 03 Sep 1801 in Hardin County, Kentucky
  • Married: Sarah Fritz on 16 Feb 1821 in Christian County, Kentucky
  • Married: Sarah Blackburn on 01 Sep 1821 in Gallatin County, Kentucky
  • Died:
  • Buried: A well researched theory by another Shaw family descendant is The Shaw Station Cemetery. There are no cemetery markers or records left. This cemetery pre-dates the Beaver Dam Baptist Church Cemetery that is now in that location. William Shaw donated the land, which included this cemetery, to the church. Located in Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky
  • Cause of Death:
  • Parents: Benham Shaw and Mary Elliott

Sarah Bozworth

  • Also known as Sarah Bozarth
  • Born:
  • Married: William Shaw on 03 Sep 1801 in Hardin County, Kentucky
  • Died:
  • Buried: Educated theory is The Shaw’s Station Cemetery.
  • Cause of Death:
  • Parents:

Their Children

  1. Ursula Shaw born about 1813 in Kentucky


    1. Dodd, Jordan. Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1997. Original data: Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Kentucky.
    2. 1810 US Census; Census Place: , Grayson, Kentucky; Roll: 6; Page: 237; Image: 0181351; Family History Library Film: 00254.
    3. 1830 US Census; Census Place: GraysonKentucky; Page: 301; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 36; Family History Film: 0007815.
    4. Shaw’s Station Cemetery in Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky
    5. Find A Grave Memorial# 84638778 – William Shaw
    6. Find A Grave Memorial# 84641113 – Sarah (Grant) Shaw
    7. Find A Grave Memorial# 84641379 – Sarah (Bozarth) Shaw


  1. Hello,

    Could you please contact me by email at

    I am interested in more info about Benham Shwa

    Curtis Dewees

    • I’m sorry, but I don’t have anymore information on them at this time than what I have posted here.

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