Cornelius Shields

Male 1779 - 1857  (78 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Shields 
    Born 15 Jan 1779 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jan 1857 
    Buried Robbins, Moore County, NC at Old Mechanics Hill Baptist Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 39
      Cornelius Shields
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2M

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 451
      Corn. Shields
      (50-60) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (20-30) 1M
      (15-20) 2F
      (10-15) 4F
      (5-10) 2F
      (0-5) 1M 1F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 180
      Corn. Shields Esq.
      (60-70) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (20-30) 1F
      (15-20) 1F
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      (5-10) 1F
      (0-5) 1M

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 237-B
      Corneilus Shields 71 M, Farmer, $5500 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Jane Shields 51 F, Born in NC
      John W. Shields 24 M, Born in NC
      Martha Shields 23 F, Born in NC
      James M. Shields 13 M, Born in NC
      Elizabeth Shields 10 F, Born in NC
      Casandra Shields 7 M, Born in NC

      1859, Jul 26 -- Orders and Decrees Book 3 Page 147-158, Moore County, NC
      K. Matheson, E.N. Moffitt, John Williams, William Jourdan and John Howard appointed to partition the land of Cornelius Shields, Dec'd.as follows: [Lot 1] Children of John W. Shields Dec'd.: Louisa Jane Shields, Henry B. Shields and Mary E. Shields; [Lot 2] Heirs of Henry Brown and wife Catherine: Henry Yow and wife Malsey, Jesse B. Bowden and wife Catherine, Marshal Brown, Henry Brown, Ann Brown, John Borwn and Cornelius Brown; [Lot 3] Alex Brewer and wife Mary, daughter of Emily Stutts Dec'd.; [Lot 4] James Stutts and wife Ann R.; [Lot 5] Martin Shields; [Lot 6] Horace Bridges, Mary Bridges in severalty, children of Amos Bridges and wife Sara Dec'd.; [Lot 7] Hector McNeill and wife Elizabeth [Lot 8] Heirs of Wm. Shields: Hiram Johnson and wife Lydia, Wesley Shields, Amos Bridges and wife Sarah and Emily Shields; [Lot 9] Linsey Stutts and wife Isabella; [Lot 10] Robert Shields; [Lot 11] Cornelius Shields; [Lot 12] Heirs of Benjamin Shields Dec'd.: Robert D. Shields, Martha J. Shields, Catherine A. Shields, John W. Shields, Malcolm D. Shields, Mary E. Shields and Daniel Fry and wife Lydia; [Lot 13] Heirs of Robert L. Purvis and wife Polly: Andy J. Purvis, Cornelius Purvis, Montgomery Myrick and wife Missouriann, Haywood Purvis, Joseph Purvis and George Purvis; [Lot 14] Archibald Shields; [Lot 15] Everett Maness and wife Lucinda; [Lot 16] Cassander Shields.

    Person ID I00314  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 

    DNA Tests  atDNA-149984 Living

    Father Benjamin Shields,   b. Bef 1755,   d. 1805  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Family ID F4955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary "Molly" Davis,   b. 1776,   d. 24 Nov 1832, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Children 
    +1. William Shields,   b. 1797,   d. 22 Oct 1855  (Age 58 years)
    +2. Archibald Shields,   b. 1800,   d. Bef 13 Mar 1881  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Robert D. Shields,   b. 1803,   d. 1869  (Age 66 years)
    +4. Benjamin Shields,   b. 5 Feb 1805,   d. Apr 1851  (Age 46 years)
    +5. Cornelius Shields, Jr.,   b. 1811,   d. Aft 1880  (Age > 70 years)
    +6. Catherine Shields,   b. 1813,   d. 1853  (Age 40 years)
    +7. Mary Shields,   b. 1816,   d. 1848  (Age 32 years)
    +8. Lucinda Shields,   b. 1818, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1884, Forsyth County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +9. Ann R. Shields,   b. 19 Oct 1819,   d. 2 Jun 1868  (Age 48 years)
    +10. Emily Shields,   b. 1820-1825,   d. Bef 1850  (Age < 25 years)
    +11. John Wesley Shields,   b. 25 Dec 1825,   d. 29 Jun 1857  (Age 31 years)
    +12. Isabella Shields,   b. 8 Jun 1829,   d. 18 May 1888  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F0085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane Cheek,   b. Oct 1799,   d. Oct 1881  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Children 
    +1. James Martin Shields,   b. 29 Nov 1836,   d. 26 Dec 1912  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Elizabeth J. Shields,   b. 23 Dec 1837,   d. 19 Feb 1910  (Age 72 years)
     3. Cassandra Andrew Shields,   b. 3 Apr 1842,   d. 3 Jan 1926  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F2307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Robbins, Moore County, NC at Old Mechanics Hill Baptist Church Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1843 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3221 - John Cagle
    1843 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #3221 - John Cagle
    1843 Land Grant #3280, Moore County, NC - John A. Kennedy
    1843 Land Grant #3280, Moore County, NC - John A. Kennedy

    Histories
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1847 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    1849 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).