James Shields

Male 1783 - 1856  (73 years)


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  • Name James Shields 
    Born 1783 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1856 
    Notes 
    • 1800, Oct 13 -- Land Grant #1769, Moore County, NC
      Benjamin Shields received 100 acres located north of Deep River on Pates Creek adjoining his own line and the Speculators. Niell Shields and James Shields were chain carriers.

      1805, May 20 -- Deed Book O Page 342-344, Chatham County, NC
      Richard Cheek, Olive Cheek, Robert Davis and wife Nancy, Andrew White and wife Mary and Adam White and wife Sarah deeded James Cheek (of Moore County) 150 5/8 acres [being 5/8 of 421 acres] located on Tysons Creek of Deep River. Jas. Collins, Jas. Shields and William Cheek were witnesses.

      1808, Sep 30 -- Deed Book P Page 346-347, Chatham County, NC
      Abner Phillips deeded James Shields two tracts [1] 100 acres located on Fall Creek; [2] 108 acres located on Fall Creek adjoining Beeson, Brown, Parson, Wilson and the Moore County line. Jno. Saunders and James Harden were witnesses.

      1813, May 6 -- Will Book A Page 277, Moore County, NC
      Nuncupative Will of Phillip Wilson, Dec'd. Wilson died May 2, 1813. Will reduced to writing May 6 by James Shields and James McNeill. Heirs: Robert Wilson, Phillip Wilson, brother Samson Wilson and all his brothers and sisters. Also, Isaac Teague mentioned. Administrator: Robert Wilson. Proven May 1813.

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      James Shields listed 200 acres valued at $100

      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
      James Shields listed 260 acres valued at $80

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 313
      James Shields
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 2F
      (0-10) 1M 3F

      1828, Feb 23 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 210
      [Deed] Cornelius Shields, Mary Shields, James Shields, Susannah Shields, Robert Hardin and Jane Hardin to Michael Rollins and wife Amy proven by Archd. Shields

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 465
      James Shields
      (40-50) 1M 1F
      (20-30) 1F
      (15-20) 1M
      (10-15) 2F
      (5-10) 2F
      (0-5) 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.

      1844, Jul 25 -- 1844-1847 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 49
      A deed was proven and executed from John Cheek and wife Lydia Cheek, William Phillips, Dabney Phillips, Robert H. Phillips, Lewis Phillips, Mary Phillips and Brinkley Phillips to Charles Phillips by oath of James Shields.

      1846, Jun 1 -- Deed Book 34 Page 533-535, Moore County, NC
      Brinkley Phillips, William Phillips, John Cheek and wife Lydia, Dabney Phillips, Robert H. Phillips, Lewis Phillips and Mary Ann Phillips deeded Charles H. Phillips 250 acres their father Lewis Phillips willed to their brother Charles located north of Deep River on John Phillips Creek adjoining Robert H. Phillips, Dabney Phillips, Lewis Phillips, William Phillips and Jesse Womble. James Shields was a witness.

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 221
      James Shields 67 M, Farmer, $1250 Personal Property, Born in NC
      Susannah Shields 62 F, Born in NC
      Austin Shields 22 M, Farmer, Born in NC

      1856, May 2 -- 1856-1858 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 21
      Administration of the estates of James Shields Dec'd. and Moses Myrick Dec'd. are granted to Noah Richardson with Joab Cheek and W.B. Richardson as securities.
    Person ID I17190  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 5 May 2020 

    DNA Tests  10 DNA tests are associated with James Shields 

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

    Family Susannah Davis,   b. 1788 
    Children 
    +1. Nancy Ann Shields,   b. 1811
    +2. Austin Shields,   b. 1828
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F4968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart