John Wesley Shields

Male 1825 - 1857  (31 years)


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  • Name John Wesley Shields 
    Born 25 Dec 1825 
    Gender Male 
    Residence John W. Shields/Martha Stutts Homeplace, Robbins, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 29 Jun 1857 
    Buried Robbins, Moore County, NC at Mechanics Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Reuben Shields   (Great Grandfather) 
    Nancy Cheek,   b. 1755,   d. 7 Oct 1822  (Age 67 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Notes 
    • 1845, Oct 28 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 231
      Ordered that Thomas G. Williams be appointed overseer of the road from the center of Bear Creek to Machanics Hill and have the following hands to work: Ashley Parrish, Amos Bridges, Asa Williamson, William W. Williamson, John Moore, George Stutts, John Shields, Cornelius Shields hands, Aaron E. Kennedy, Stephen Shuffield, Henry Moore, Edward Bacon, John Teague, Westley Williamson (of Bailey), K. Williamson, William J. Williamson, Isaac Williams (of Buck), Gideon Moore, James Moore, John A. Kennedy and Isaac Cagle.

      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
    Person ID I02895  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2022 

    Father Cornelius Shields,   b. 15 Jan 1779,   d. 22 Jan 1857  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary "Molly" Davis,   b. 1784,   d. 24 Nov 1832, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Family ID F0085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha A. Stutts,   b. 6 Jan 1826,   d. 2 Sep 1913  (Age 87 years)  [2
    Other Partners:
    Powell Person Kennedy,   b. 23 Dec 1840,   d. 17 Mar 1864, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  m. 8 Feb 1860   
    Archibald R. McDonald,   b. 21 Oct 1818,   d. 20 Mar 1887  (Age 68 years)  m. Between 1863 and 1867 
    Married 12 Dec 1849  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
       1. Female Louisa Jane Shields,   b. 11 Feb 1851,   d. 22 Oct 1919  (Age 68 years)
    Benjamin W. Isley  (Age 67 years)
    +  2. Male Henry Bascom Shields,   b. 25 Mar 1853,   d. 16 Apr 1938  (Age 85 years)
    Flora Katherine Hartsell  (Age 39 years)  m. 19 Oct 1903
       3. Female Mary Elizabeth Shields,   b. 1 Jun 1857,   d. 1936  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F0950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - John W. Shields/Martha Stutts Homeplace, Robbins, Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1849 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Robbins, Moore County, NC at Mechanics Hill Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).

    2. [S1110] Moore County Bible Project, Volume I, James Vann Comer, (1987, Moore County Genealogical Society, PO Box 1183, Pinehurst NC 28370), 40.
      Bible of John Wesley Shields and Martha Stutts
      In possession of Katherine Shields Melvin, Roseboro, NC