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The United Empire Loyalist Settlement at Long Point, Lake Erie
Chapter LXIII. Shaw

During the war of American Independence, Michael Shaw was a private soldier in Butler’s Rangers, and was one of the three hundred who attacked Fort Wyoming. He settled first in the Niagara District, and afterwards in the Township of Townsend. His two sons received grants as follows:

“Dennis, son of Michael Shaw, of same place, a U. E. Loyalist, two hundred acres in Townsend, 12th October, 1810.

“Michael, jun., two hundred acres in Townsend, 23rd December, 1815.”

Nothing further concerning the family has been learned.

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