Archibald Shields

Male 1775 - 1837  (62 years)

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  • Name Archibald Shields 
    Birth 1775 
    Gender Male 
    Death 13 Jun 1837  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Reuben Shields   (Grandfather) 
    • 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

      1826, Feb 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 109
      State v. Abednego Maness. Witnesses: Rebecca Denson, Celia Stuts, Elizabeth Ritter, Danl. Brewer, John Stuts, Wm. Lakey, Nathan Barrett, Charity McDonald, Bradley Garner, Bryan Boroughs, Isaac Maner, James Hunsucker, George Moore, Wm. Waddell, Asa Sowell, Wm. Smith Jr. (E. son), Everet Smith, John Ritter Jur., John Ritter Ser., John Tyson, David Kennedy, James Dunlap, Isaac Smith, James King, Melloney Maner, Polly Moore, Arch. Shields, Wm. Smith Senr., Edward Moore and Sally Denson.

      1828, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 202
      Ordered that Bryan Boroughs and Alexr. McNeill be appointed to settle with Archd. Shields, administrator of Saml. Perry Dec'd.

      1828, Feb 22-23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 206-207, 209
      Administration of John Phillips, Dec'd. granted to William Phillips. Sarah Phillips v. heirs of John Phillips, Dec'd. Lewis Phillips Senr. appointed guardian of the infant heirs of John Phillips, Dec'd. for this suit. John Cheek, George Stewart and Archd. Shields were appointed to lay off a year's provision.

      1828, Nov 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 241
      Delilay Moore v. Anderson B. Smith, administrator. Ordered that Cornelius Shields Esq., James W. England, Bryan Boroughs and Archd. Shields be appointed to lay off 1 years provision.

      1829, Jan 6 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 260
      N. Mashran, Archd. Shields, Corns. Shields, John Murchison and Lewis Phillips divided the estate of Joab Cheek Dec'd. as follows: Lot #1 - widow Mary Cheek 100 acres located on Randals Creek and Deep River adjoining John Cheek; Lot #2 - Brantly Cheek 112 acres adjoining Mary Cheek and John Cheek; Lot #3 - Joab Cheek 112 acres adjoining Mary Cheek; Lot #4 - William B. Cheek [not specified]; Lot #5 - John Cheek 108 acres located on Deep River adjoining Mary Cheek and John Cheek Senr.

      1829, Feb 20 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 258
      The following were appointed to lay off a portion of 685 acres on Buffalo Creek for Elizabeth Ritter, widow of John Ritter, Dec'd. adjoining John Ritter Jr. and Jacob Stutts: Robert Wilson, Abner Brown, Archd. Shields, Henry Stuts, Robert Brady, Bradly Garner, Lewis Garner, Aaron Kennedy, William Dunn, John Cagle and Bradly Brady.

      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

      1836, Dec 5 -- Will Book B Page 103-105, Moore County, NC
      Will of Richard Cheek, Dec'd. Heirs: daughter Sarah J. Will, daughter Marty, daughter Elizabeth (150 acres where I now live), son John Cheek (150 acres where he now lives and a part of the tract where I now live beginning at the mouth of the Spring Branch running to branch), son Richard, son Silas, daughter Nancy, heirs of deceased son William, son Josiah Cheek (450 acres south of Deep River). Executor: relation and friend William Davis. Witnesses: Cornelius Dowd and Archibald Shields. Proven Feb 1837.

      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.

      1837, Jun 29 -- Obituary, Fayetteville Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      "In Moore County, on the 13th inst. [Jun 1837], Archibald Shields, Senr. Esq., a very worthy and respectable citizen, aged 60 years."

      1837, Sep 13 -- Record of Estates Book D Page 13-17, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Archibald Shields Dec' Executor Corn. Shields and Patrick Shields. Items were purchased by the following: Thos. J. Purvis, A. Shields, John Smith, E. Boroughs, P. Wilson, David McManess, John Cole, Ben Warren, James Brady, Wm. Hunsucker, D. Street, Carrell Brady, Henry Brown, Thos. Mashburn, R. Holliman, Judy Manes, Wm. Gilbert, Bryan Boroughs, Tinsey Phillips, James Dunlap, Alfred Shields, John Ritter, R. Wilson, John Cheek, J. F. Muse, Edw. Steward, Mathew Boroughs, John Tyson, James Mathews, Sam Griffin, E. Q. Sowell, C. McManess, Jesse Sowell, James Davis, Wm. Martin, Josiah Wallace, D. C. Chalmers, Lindsey Phillips, Shadrach Maness, James Caveness, Robt. Brady, G. Hunsucker, J.A. McNeill, A. Shields Jr., John Paschal and George Moore.
    Person ID I17189  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2022 

    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. Male J. Patrick Shields,   b. 1806   d. 15 Apr 1891, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years)
    Martha Jane "Jennie" Stewart  (Age 95 years)
    +  2. Female Elizabeth Ann Shields,   b. 1810
    Ransom Stutts  (Age 63 years)  m. 1 Aug 1833
       3. Male Benjamin Shields,   b. 1810-1820
       4. Male Cornelius Shields,   b. 1810-1820
       5. Male Thomas Shields,   b. 1810-1820
       6. Male Bryant Shields,   b. 1810-1820   d. Bef 1837 (Age 16 years)
    +  7. Male Archibald D. Shields,   b. 1820   d. 1851 (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F4959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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