Finding Aid to the Estelle Bishop Shaw (1912-2022) Genealogical Papers

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
ESTELLE BISHOP SHAW (1912-2002) GENEALOGICAL PAPERS
The collection includes photographs of various members of the Cheatham family,
membership certificate for NSDAR for Estelle Bishop Shaw, research notes on the
Cheatham family and a genealogical report on the descendants of Thomas Henry Alfred
Cheatham (1814-1913), grandfather of Estelle Bishop Shaw.

CATHERINE ESTELLE BISHOP SHAW (1912-2002)
Catherine Estelle Bishop, daughter of Milton Lafayette and Jessie May Bishop,
was born September 20, 1912, in Roanoke, Virginia. She married Earl Wilbur Shaw
(1915-1991) on December 6, 1941. They were the parents of three children.
Mrs. Shaw was a registered nurse for forty years. She was also a genealogist and
was author of Ancestors are Like Four Leaf Clovers – Seek and Ye Shall Find, published
in 1995. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters
of American Colonists, the Jamestowne Society, the Court of Honor, and the Virginia
Poet Society.
Mrs. Shaw died April 19, 2002, at her home in Lynch Station, Virginia. She was
buried in the Mount Hermon United Methodist Church cemetery in Lynch Station.
[Obituary, Lynchburg News and Advance, Apr. 20, 2002, Sect. B, p. 2 col. 3.]

Note: The papers of Estelle Bishop Shaw were donated by Givens Books in Lynchburg.
The papers were included in a collection of books received by the bookstore.

MS1022

Dublin Core

Title

Finding Aid to the Estelle Bishop Shaw (1912-2022) Genealogical Papers

Subject

Manuscript finding aid
Shaw, Catherine Estelle Bishop (1912-2002)

Description

Manuscript finding aid for ESTELLE BISHOP SHAW (1912-2002) GENEALOGICAL PAPERS

The collection includes photographs of various members of the Cheatham family, membership certificate for NSDAR for Estelle Bishop Shaw, research notes on the Cheatham family and a genealogical report on the descendants of Thomas Henry Alfred Cheatham (1814-1913), grandfather of Estelle Bishop Shaw.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Source

Givens Books [Lynchburg, Virginia]

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

Adobe portable document file (pdf)

Language

English

Identifier

MS1022FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library, “Finding Aid to the Estelle Bishop Shaw (1912-2022) Genealogical Papers,” Digital Collections, accessed March 2, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/31.