- Vital Records
Calendar of New Jersey Wills and Administrations 1730-1750
Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey
Archives of the State of New Jersey First Series Volume XXX; Vol II of Calendar of Wills, Administrations, Etc. 1730 - 1750
Published 1918 Somerville, NJ
1744, April 1 Page 428 Will of Benjamin Shaw of Cape May County.
Sons: Benjamin, Obidiah, Joshua, William
Daughters: Sarah and Mary
Executors: Wife Margatt and John Shaw
Witnesses: Elisha Hand, Robert Edmonds, Marah Edmonds
Proved 4 February 1746-7
Libre 5 Page 360
1747, August 24 Letters granted to Margaret Shaw in absence of John Shaw.
1746-7,January 29 Inventory of Personal estate of Benjamin Shaw (ƒ58.18.2) includes smiths tools.
Appraisers: Elisha Hand, Richard Crawford