Archibald Shields

Male 1775 - 1837  (62 years)

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  • Name Archibald Shields 
    Born 1775 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Jun 1837  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC page 596
      Archd. Shields
      (26-45) 1M
      (16-26) 1F
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Archd. Shields listed 230 acres valued at $900 and 70 acres valued at $30

      1816, Feb 12-Mar 5 -- Estate, Chatham County, NC
      Estate of Randal Cheek, Dec'd. by administrators John Cheek and Joab Cheek. Randal Cheek died Feb 1, 1816 owning two tracts of land: 241 acres on Tices Creek joining the [Moore] County line and 167 acres on Tices Creek adjoining the first tract and Wm. Phillips. Children of Randal Cheek listed as John Cheek, Joab Cheek, Mary Cheek, Jane Gilbert, Patty Phillips, Samuel Dunn and wife Elizabeth, Matthew Phillips and wife Lydia, Thomas Parks and wife Anna. Richard Jones, Eli Lawler, Nathan McManus, Sugar Jones and Aaron McManus were appointed to divide the land into 8 lots. Items were purchased by the following: Matthew Phillips, Mary Cheek, Joab Cheek, Benjamin Guilbert, Robert Moore, Samuel Elliott, Joab Cheek Junr., Archibald Shields, Lazurus Phillips, Tinzle Wade, Isaac Teague Seingr., James Hilyard, Josiah Cheek, Roderick Murchison, Cornelius Shields, Patty Phillips, James Call, Thomas Parks, Adam White, Thomas Cheek, Denis Phillips, Edward Harper, Nathan McManus, Brinkley Phillips, James Hardin, Denis Phillips, Joab Cheek Seignr., Henry Phillips Seignr., William Handcock, Robert Phillips, James Phillips, William Phillips, John Murchison , James England, James Gains, John Melton, Hezekiah Phillips, Marada Phillips, Stephen Davis, Calvin Cox, Robert Wilson, Daniel McDaniel, James McNeill, Gabriel Hardin and Thomas Wilson.

      1817, Apr 30 -- Land Grant #2308, Moore County, NC
      Archibald Shields received 24 acres located on Pates Creek adjoining David Allison, James Shields, Argo, Wilson, his own line and Cornelius Shields. James Harden and Jesse Cheek were chain carriers.

      1818-1823 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Archibald Shields listed 270 acres valued at $900

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 313
      Archd. Shields
      (45+) 1M
      (26-45) 1F
      (10-16) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 4M

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

      1837, Jun 6 -- Will Book B Page 107-109, Moore County, NC
      Will of Archibald Shields, Dec'd. Heirs: sons Patrick Shields and Archy Shields [all land lying South of Pates Creek], son Benjamin [money from Bryant's estate], children Eliza, Thomas and Cornelius. Executor: brother Cornelius Shields. Witnesses: Donald Street and James Shields. Amended Jun 10, 1837. Proven Aug 1837.
    Person ID I17189  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 16 May 2021 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Archibald Shields 

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

     1. Benjamin Shields
     2. Cornelius Shields
     3. Thomas Shields
    +4. J. Patrick Shields,   b. 1806,   d. 15 Apr 1891, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +5. Elizabeth Ann Shields,   b. 1810
    +6. Archibald D. Shields,   b. 1820,   d. 1851  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F4959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Histories
    1808 Petition to Governor Benjamin Williams
    1808 Petition to Governor Benjamin Williams
    1808, Nov 11 -- Governor Benjamin Williams Papers, Nov 1808 Correspondence, Moore County, NC
    Petition of Moore County residents on behalf of Charles Brady who have been convicting of maiming and sentenced to a fine and sixty days imprisonment. The petitioners plead on behalf of Brady that the act was done in sudden affray and without any malice, the verdict was doubtful to many, Brady is very poor man with a family of small helpless children and a sickly hysterical wife and they are requesting a pardon. Signed by the following: John McIver, Richardson Fagin, Niell McLeod, Alexr. McLeod, A. McBryde, Wm. Martin, Murdo Bethune, Neill McLeod, John Sewell, John McNeill, John Martin, John Murchison, Ralph Davis, Donald McDonald, [illegible], James Melton, D. Murchison, Robt. McLauchlan, Murdoch McAulay, Geo. Jackson, Daniel Patterson, Allan Morison, Wm. Jackson, J.A. Cameron, Murdoch Martin, Corn. Dowd, Micajah Thomas, Jno. McSween, Archd. Shields, John Cameron, John Wadsworth, William Tyson, Samuel Jackson, Saml. Dunn, Daniel Buie, Edward Stuart, H. Gilmore Esq., and J. Gaster.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).