It appears that there is very reliable evidence that Basil married Catherine Eck 17 Dec 1783 at Evangelical Lutheran or Lutheran Congregation Of Zion Church, Middletown, Frederick, Maryland. Josiah's grandson as well as others report that Josiah was born to Basil and Catherine 29 May 1787. How could Susannah Shaw be born to Susannah Snider in 1785 and Joseph Shaw be born to Nancy Dent in 1786 and both take the last name of Shaw? Did Basil marry Catherine then divorce her to marry Susannah then divorce her to marry Nancy, divorce her and remarry Catherine? Or was Susannah (II) and Joseph born out of an adulterous affair and then take Basil's last name? Just asking and trying to clarify. Can anyone shed some light on this? I have record of two of Josiah's grandsons and neither mentions any other son of Basil except Josiah. Please help. Thanks.