Lacy Lester Shaw,1873-1944.
Family researcher Bryan Shaw published a newsletter on Lacy Lester Shaw in 1998. (see http://www.fmshawfamily.com/) A son of Francis Marion Shaw and Rachel Moore Allen Shaw, Sr., Lacy Lester Shaw was involved in the turpentine industry with his brothers Arthur and Chester Shaw, primarily running the commissary at the still sites.
On June 7, 1896, at the age of 23, Lacy married Tula Albritton, daughter of Hodge Albritton and Susan Catherine Byrd. She was the sister of Gertrude Albritton Shaw, wife of Lacy’s oldest brother.
Later, Lacy Lester Shaw was involved in the hardware and grocery business in Ray City, GA and in Valdosta. He was a member of the New Ramah Primitive Baptist Church at Ray City. He was also a Mason and served as treasurer of Ray City lodge No. 553. In 1917 he built a house on North Street and opened a hardware business as the Ray City Supply Company. But after only a few years Lacy Lester Shaw moved his family to Valdosta.
- Lacy Lester Shaw – In Search of a Lost Brotherhood (Shaw Family Newsletters)
- The Family of Francis Marion Shaw (Shaw Family Newsletters)
- Tragedy at Possum Creek
- Turpentine in Wiregrass Georgia
- Boys Lost in the Swamp
- Connie Moore and the Fargo Convict Camp