SHAW Family

First Generation

1. Eugene 'Gene'1 Shaw (#11064) was born in Shelby Co., Al 27 Mar 1895. Eugene died 2 Mar 1977 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 81 years of age. His body was interred in Brasher's Chapel, Shelby Co., Al.

He married Minnie Elizabeth Isbell. (Minnie Elizabeth Isbell is #11063.) Minnie was born in Shelby Co., Al 5 Nov 1899. Minnie was the daughter of James Jason Alexander 'Shug' Isbell Sr. and Amanda 'Mandy' Brasher. Minnie died 21 Dec 1988 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 89 years of age. Her body was interred in Brasher's Chapel, Shelby Co., Al. At 16 years of age Minnie became the mother of Lois Eugene Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 8 Apr 1916. At 18 years of age Minnie became the mother of Huston Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 20 Sep 1918. At 20 years of age Minnie became the mother of Lorene Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 4 Oct 1920. At 22 years of age Minnie became the mother of Bernell Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 17 Oct 1922. At 26 years of age Minnie became the mother of Dorothy Inez Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 16 Apr 1926. At 31 years of age Minnie became the mother of John Letson Eugene Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 18 Sep 1931. At 33 years of age Minnie became the mother of Etta 'Louise' Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 21 Jul 1933. At 36 years of age Minnie became the mother of Samuel Jackson 'Jack' Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 3 Feb 1936. At 37 years of age Minnie became the mother of Jo Ann Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 4 Sep 1937.

At 21 years of age Eugene became the father of Lois Eugene Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 8 Apr 1916. At 23 years of age Eugene became the father of Huston Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 20 Sep 1918. At 25 years of age Eugene became the father of Lorene Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 4 Oct 1920. At 27 years of age Eugene became the father of Bernell Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 17 Oct 1922. At 31 years of age Eugene became the father of Dorothy Inez Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 16 Apr 1926. At 36 years of age Eugene became the father of John Letson Eugene Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 18 Sep 1931. At 38 years of age Eugene became the father of Etta 'Louise' Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 21 Jul 1933. At 40 years of age Eugene became the father of Samuel Jackson 'Jack' Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 3 Feb 1936. At 42 years of age Eugene became the father of Jo Ann Shaw in Shelby Co., Al, 4 Sep 1937.

Eugene 'Gene' Shaw and Minnie Elizabeth Isbell had the following children:

child 2 i. Lois Eugene2 Shaw (#11065) was born in Shelby Co., Al 8 Apr 1916. Lois died 1916 in Shelby Co., Al, at less than one year of age. Her body was interred in Brasher's Chapel, Shelby Co., Al. This child died as an infant and has a tombstone.

child + 3 ii. Huston Shaw was born 20 Sep 1918.

child 4 iii. Lorene Shaw (#11072) was born in Shelby Co., Al 4 Oct 1920. She married Leo Kendrick. (Leo Kendrick is #11073.) His body was interred in Pleasant Valley Cem., Shelby Co., Al. (See Leo Kendrick for the continuation of this line.) Lorene married second to Leon Beddingfield. They had no children.

child 5 iv. Bernell Shaw (#11077) was born in Shelby Co., Al 17 Oct 1922. She married James Jerome 'Jim' Musso Sr. (James Jerome 'Jim' Musso Sr. is #11078.) James was born in Bessemer, Jefferson Co., Al 2 Feb 1919. At 27 years of age James became the father of Sandra Jo Musso in Bessemer, Jefferson Co., Al, 23 Feb 1946. At 41 years of age James became the father of James Jerome 'Jimmy' Musso Jr. in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 22 Aug 1960. (See James Jerome 'Jim' Musso Sr. for the continuation of this line.)

At 23 years of age Bernell became the mother of Sandra Jo Musso in Bessemer, Jefferson Co., Al, 23 Feb 1946. At 37 years of age Bernell became the mother of James Jerome 'Jimmy' Musso Jr. in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 22 Aug 1960. ADDRESS-AL: 205-678-6291

Talked to Bernell on 9 August 1999 and she gave me birthdates on all her siblings. She said they didn't see much of their grandfather, Shug.

child 6 v. Dorothy Inez Shaw (#11081) was born in Shelby Co., Al 16 Apr 1926. She married William Buckley. (William Buckley is #11082.) (See William Buckley for the continuation of this line.)

child + 7 vi. John Letson Eugene Shaw was born 18 Sep 1931.

child 8 vii. Etta 'Louise' Shaw (#11090) was born in Shelby Co., Al 21 Jul 1933. She married James Harold Harris. (James Harold Harris is #11091.) (See James Harold Harris for the continuation of this line.) ADDRESS-AL: 205-833-3568

child + 9 viii. Samuel Jackson 'Jack' Shaw was born 3 Feb 1936.

child 10 ix. Jo Ann Shaw (#11099) was born in Shelby Co., Al 4 Sep 1937. She married Dan Holcomb in Shelby Co., Al, 27 May 1956. (Dan Holcomb is #11100.) Dan became the father of Teresa Diane Holcomb in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 28 May 1959. Dan became the father of Daniel Keith Holcomb in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 23 Jul 1962. (See Dan Holcomb for the continuation of this line.)

At 21 years of age Jo became the mother of Teresa Diane Holcomb in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 28 May 1959. At 24 years of age Jo became the mother of Daniel Keith Holcomb in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, 23 Jul 1962. ADDRESS-AL: 4790 Bear Creek Road, Sterrett 35147; 205-678-8414

Jo Ann gave the data on her family in a telephone interview on 26 May 1996. She took care of Minnie until she died. Talked to Jo Ann again 18 March 1998. Gave permission to use her name aa a submitter. She has had a stroke cand can't us e her right foot and leg as well (numb) but can walk ok.

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