NameEsther Shaw
Birth30 Mar 1732, Brimfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts676,673
Death21 Mar 1815, Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut673 Age: 82
BurialLeonard District Cemetery, Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut673
FatherJoshua Shaw (1687-1776)
MotherAnn ???
Spouses
Birth12 Dec 1730, Norwich, Connecticut673,674
Christening30 Dec 1730, Lisbon, Connecticut674 Age: <1
Death23 May 1807, Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts673,675 Age: 76
BurialLeonard District Cemetery, Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut673
FatherEns. Amos Walbridge (1693-1788)
MotherTheodia Porter (1699-1760)
Marriagebef 1756, ?
Divorcebef 1781, ? Stafford, Connecticut
ChildrenCatherine (1757-)
 Joshua (1758->1800)
 Deborah (1760-)
 Theoda (1762-)
Notes for Esther Shaw
She was supposed to have been a niece of Seth Shaw.
Notes for William (Spouse 1)
He was the son of Ens. Amos Wallbridge. The marriage of William and Esther was not recorded at Brimfield. Williamd and Esther moved to Stafford, Connecticut, and were divorced there. He remarried and later returned to Wales, Massachusetts.

Gardner states that he was the first of the family to settle in Wales, Massachusetts, at a time that was not precisely known. Esther Shaw, his first wife, was supposed to be a niece of Seth Shaw of Wales. William and his wife quarreled and seperated. He moved to Stafford, Connecticut, where he got a divorce. He married there and later returned to Wales, settling at what was known as the "Walbridge place" in 1862. This was in the southwest part of the town of Wales.672
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