William Shaw, born in Northern Ireland, came to NB about 1825 and settled in Simonds Parish, Saint John County. He married Ellen West, born 1800, died 1872.

The couple had six children. Mentioned were:
1) William Shaw Jr. b. 19 Sep 1838, m. 1871 Isabella Wooton d/o William Wooton: settled in Saint John and had issue
2) James Shaw: settled in Saint John. 

PANB:MC80/338 I. Allen Jack’s Biographical Review, pages 101-102.