This database includes descendants of the male children of Thomas and Sarah Maher Shaw who lived in Knocknagee Townland, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Sons Thomas, Lawrence, David, and Michael immigrated to Cayuga County, NY. Sons John and Patrick remained in Ireland, but John's wife and all but two of his daughters all immigrated to Cayuga County as well. Patrick's family primarily resided in Co. Carlow but today are dispersed throughout the Republic of Ireland. According to Scully's census, a daughter Mary, immigrated to the US prior to 1850, but nothing further is known of her.

These photographs are of three of these sons of Thomas and Sarah Maher Shaw. David, resided at 76 Fitch Ave. and Michael at 23 Augustus St. in Auburn, NY. Patrick resided in Carlow, exact address unknown.
David Shaw
Patrick Shaw
Michael Shaw