Shaw, John (2)
Shaw, John (2), a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Waterford, Me., Feb. 12, 1800, was licensed as a local preacher in 1821, commenced travelling on Livermore Circuit, and in June, 1822, was admitted on trial in the traveling connection and appointed to St., Croix Circuit, in 1823 to Bethel, and in 1824 to Buxton, where he died, Aug. 20, 1825. He was a man of uniform piety, strong in his attachment to the cause of God, and his praise as a preacher was in all the circuits where he labored. See Minutes of Conferences, 1, 546; Bangs, Hist. of the M.E. Church, 3, 359.