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Shields Family

First Generation

William Shields was born 1600 in Antrim on the shores of Lough Neaugh in Ireland. He died in Armagh County Ireland from Cromwellian persecution. The name of his wife is not known. His son, William, was born in 1630 and was married to Mary Norcott.

Second Generation

Children of William Shields (1630-1699) and Mary Norcott (1668-?)
Delight Shields (1696-1742) m. Jerusha Stalker (1701-?)

Third Generation

Children of Delight Shields and Jerusha Stalker
John Shields (1719-?) m. Mary Chipman (1699-aft. 1780)

Fourth Generation

Children of John Shields and Mary Chipman
Abel Shields (abt. 1747-1833) m. Grace Freeman (1750-1830) (came to NC in 1784)
Reuben Shields (abt. 1750-1837) m. 1) Mary Moore (?-bef .1821); 2) Elizabeth Masten (1758-1849) (came to NC in 1784)
Obediah Shields (not proven as a son of John. Owned 200 acres in Captain Cook's District, 1786)
Penesia Shields

Fifth Generation

Children of Abel Shields and Grace Freeman
Mary Shields
Sarah Shields
Rachel Shields
Rubin Shields
Deborah Shields
John Shields (1775-1856) m. Martha Haisley (1780-?)
Nancy Anne Shields (1786-1866) m. George Hubbard (1786-1865)


Children of Reuben Shields and Mary Moore
Able Shields m. Sarah Saunders
William Shields (1780-1852) m. 1) Rebecca Robertson; 2) Sarah Pitts Hanes (abt. 1785-aft. 1850) (widow of Isaac Hanes)
Susan Shields m. Isaac Teague (1776-1856)
Jerusha Shields m. John Barnet Idol, Jr. (1777-1861)
Benjamin Shields m. Miss Fields
Samuel Shields m. Hannah Williams
Mary Shields m. David Robertson
Elizabeth Shields (abt. 1792-?) m. Isaac Bevir Payne

Sixth Generation

Children of John Shields and Martha Haisley
Polly Shields
David Shields (1799-?)
Elizabeth Shields (1803-?)
Ann Shields (1805-?). Is this Nancy Shields who married Caleb Johnson?
John "Little John" H. Shields (1808-1884) m. Mary (Polly) Smith (1812-1889)
Hester Shields
Martha Shields
Ezekiel Shields
Eliza Shields - named in John's will; is this the same child as Elizabeth?
Sally Shields
William Shields (abt. 1825-aft. 1870) m. Elizabeth Wall (abt. 1825-aft. 1870). Named as youngest son in father's will


Children of Nancy Anne Shields and George Hubbard
Martha Hubbard (1808-1885) m. Philip Johnson, s/o Wm. Johnson and Elizabeth Ham
William B. Hubbard (1809-1862) m. Ludah Elizabeth Vestal (1810-1863), d/o Benjamin Vestal & Ruth Newlin
John Shields Hubbard (1811-1894) m. 1) Abigail Hinshaw (1804-1865); 2) Catherine Day (1837-1921)
Elias Shields Hubbard (1813-1892) m. Margaret Gray
Thomas Chalkley Hubbard (1816-1872) m. Paulina Hudson
Anna Grace Hubbard (1818-1843)
George Hickson Hubbard (1821-1869) m. Bathsheba Sanders (c1824-?)
Louisa Jane Hubbard (1825-?) m. 1) Abner Blair m. 2) Nathaniel Carter (?-1891)
Mary B. Hubbard (1828-1858)
The children were born in Guilford Co., NC, except the last two who were born in Morgan Co., IN)


Children of William Shields and Rebecca Robertson
John Shields (1802-1880) m. Rosanna/Roxanna Clinard (abt. 1800-aft. 1870)
Abel Shields (1804-1882) m. 1) Nancy Wood, 2) Eusebia Folger (1810-aft. 1850)
William Shields (ca. 1805-?) m. 1) Phoebe Davis; 2) Mary
Elizabeth Shields (1811?-1887) m. Thomas Rich (1809-1883)
Samuel Shields (1812?-1876) m. 1) Elizabeth Roberts, 2) Sophia Wouthing
Sarah Ann Shields (1816-1887) m. Henry Stafford
Elisha W. Shields (1818-1869) m. Leah Davis
Andrew L. Shields (1820-1883) m. *1) Elizabeth (Eliza) Macy (abt. 1827-aft. 1860); *2) Betsey (abt. 1827-aft. 1870)

*Named Eliza Shields in 1860; named Betsey in 1870. There is a 13 year gap between 2 children which could mean he had a second wife although there is no marriage record found. Can anyone confirm this?

We were given birthdates of November 1811 for Elizabeth and June 1812 for Samuel. At least one of these must be wrong.

Children of William Shields and 2) Sarah Pitts Hanes
Eliza J. Shields (1830-1870) m. Joseph Bonepart Idol (1826-1902)
Susan Amanda Shields (1831-1917) m. Moses M. Hasten or Hastings (1823-1891)

Seventh Generation

Children of Abel Shields and Nancy Wood
*Rev. Harper L. Shields (1833-aft. 1900) m. Luzenia (1833-aft. 1900)
Jane E. Shields (ca. 1835-aft. 1850)
Emily M. Shields (ca. 1836-aft. 1850)
Samuel Shields (ca. 1838-aft. 1850)

Children of Abel Shields and Fusebia Folger
Lydia M. Shields (ca. 1846-aft. 1870)
Rebecca Shields (abt. 1851-aft. 1870). Born in Indiana

Abel and his family living in Forsyth County, NC in 1850. In 1870 they are living in Columbus, Bartholomew Co., IN

Who are the Abel and "Anny" or "Amy" living in Kernersville, Forsyth Co., NC in 1870? Mary Shields age 30 is living in same household.


Children of John Shields and Rosanna/Roxanna Clinard
Henry H. Shields (abt. 1829-aft. 1850)
John Shields (abt. 1838-aft. 1860) m. Martha C. Raper
Rebecca L. Shields (abt. 1832-aft. 1860)
Sophia J. Shields (abt. 1835-aft. 1870) m. Thomas C. Starbuck (abt. 1834-aft. 1870) (lived in Guilford Co., NC)
Sarah Shields (abt. 1840-aft. 1860)
Eliza R. Shields (abt. 1842-aft. 1860)
Phebe E. (Bettie) Shields (abt. 1845-aft. 1860)
Charles S. Shields (abt. 1847-aft. 1860)

In 1870 Charles Shields, age 8, is living with John and Roxanna Shields. Who are his parents?


Children of Elisha W. Shields and Leah Davis
Sarahah Shields (abt. 1849-aft. 1850)


Children of John "Little John" H. Shields and Mary Smith
Henry David Shields (1832-1912) m. Sarah Jane Hedgecock (1841-1921)
Amanda Lodimma Shields (1834-1905) m. 1) Bartlett Y. Hendricks (1829-1888); 2) Solomon Gardner
Phebe Shields (ca. 1836-aft. 1850) m. Isaac Bodenhamer, s/o William Bodenhamer and Martha Pitts Welch
Rachel Shields (1840-1906) m. 1) Christian A. Bodenhamer (abt. 1836-abt. 1865), 2) Isaac Hampton Pitts (abt. 1835-abt. 1869),
3) William Lomax (1823-1883), 4) Andrew M. Kinnamon (1824-1894)
Martha Jane Shields (ca. 1843-bet. 1910/1920) m. John Christian Bodenhamer (1841-1928)
Franklin Shields (1845-1919) m. 1) Martha Delphina Hendrix (1847-1890), 2) Amelia Stoltz (1847-1923)
Anna Shields (1849-aft. 1850)

In 1870 Dilly Shields, age 9, and Lewis Shields, age 7, are living with John and Mary Shields. Who are their parents?


Children of Amanda Shields and Moses M. Hastings/Hasten
Francis C. Hastings (1850-1923) m. Cornelia Sapp (1862-1933)
Victoria Hastings (abt. 1852-?) m. Brant Beeson
Theodore Preston Hastings (1854-1921) did not marry
Emery Alexander Hastings (1856-1921) m. Cornelia Fulton (1859-1936)
Julius Moses Hastings (1858-1934) m. Dora Stafford (1866-1945)
Mary A. Hastings (1860-1929) m. Erastus Glasscoe (1852-1893)
Henry M. Hastings (1862-1933) m. Sarah Ann Stafford (1863-1945)
Charles Hastings (1865-1926) m. Cornelia Holder (1868-1940), prob. d/o Hezekiah Harmon Holder
Sophina Hastings (1867-1944) m. George Echols (1965-1947)
Orpah Hastings m. Frank Blackburn
Herbert Hastings (died at the age of 27, did not marry)


Children of Andrew L. Shields and Elizabeth (Eliza) Macy
Sarah Jane Shields (abt. 1846-aft. 1870)
Elisha W. Shields (abt. 1847-aft. 1860)
Thomas H. Shields (abt. 1851-aft. 1870)
Elizabeth (Eliza) Shields (abt. 1853-aft. 1870)
Albert B. Shields (abt. 1859-aft. 1860) (not at home in 1870)
Flora B. Shields (abt. 1866-aft. 1870) m. Noah Smith


Children of William Shields and Elizabeth Wall
Henry Pleasant Shields (1847-aft. 1900, bef. 1917) m. 1) Jane Atkins (?-bef. 1878), d/o William and Elizabeth Atkins; 2) Sarah F. Johnson (abt. 1848-1920)
Harrison Shields (abt. 1849-aft. 1870)
Isaac Shields (abt. 1851-aft. 1870)
John Shields (abt. 1852-aft. 1870)
David Shields (abt. 1855-aft. 1870)
Cornelia Caroline Shields (abt. 1860-aft. 1870)
Martha Shields (abt. 1859-aft. 1870)
Franklin Shields 7 (abt. 1863-aft. 1870)

Eighth Generation

Children of Henry David Shields and Sarah Jane Hedgecock
Henry Shields (abt. 1861-aft. 1880)
John Shields (abt. 1863-aft. 1880)
Cornelia Shields (abt. 1866-aft. 1880) m. Joseph P. Matthews
Elias Ulyssis Shields (abt. 1869-aft. 1880)
Phebe E. Shields (abt. 1872-aft. 1880)
Martha Shields (abt. 1877-aft. 1880)
George W. Shields (abt. 1880)

Household of Henry David Shields and Sarah Jane Hedgecock in 1900.
David Shields, 68
Sarah J. Shields, 58
Charlie F.Shields, 20
Harper J. Shields, 16
Phebe Smith, 28
Illah M. Smith, 5
Harvey Smith, 16


Children of Franklin Shields and Martha Delvina Hendrix
Melissa Linder Shields (1867-1941) m. Robert Wesley Ebert
Oscar Leander Shields (1869-1936) m. Julia Elizabeth Reich (1873-1963), d/o C. C. Columbus Reich and Lutitia Jones
Charles Francis Shields (1871-1927) m. Cora Shamel
Cornelius Pittman Shields (1875-1893)
John Randolph Shields (1877-1895)
Julia Britania Shields (1883-1887)
Burley Eugene Shields (1887-1951) m. 1) Sarah Livengood; 2) Stella Alspaugh

Photo of Julia Elizabeth Reich Shields


Children of Henry Pleasant Shields and 1) Jane Atkins
Samantha Shields (abt. 1871-aft. 1880)
William L. Shields (abt. 1873-aft. 1880)

Children of Henry Pleasant Shields and Sarah F. Johnson
Anderson (Dock) W. Shields (1879-1953) m. Hannah McCuiston (1878-1968), d/o James McCuiston and Rosie A. Bullock
Charles Shields (1884-aft. 1900)
Minnie Shields (1888-aft. 1900)
Henry Harper Shields (1892-1969)

Ninth Generation

Children of Charles Francis Shields and Cora Shamel
Charles H. Shields (?-1986)
Robert C. Shields (?-1984)
Wiley C. Shields (?-1961)
Lorie S. Shields (?-1963) m. Sudie Luper, d/o James Luper and Catherine Conrad


Children of Burley Eugene Shields and Sarah Livengood
Sylvester C. Shields (?-1983)

Children of Burley Eugene Shields and Stella Alspaugh
Joseph Shields (?-1920)
Robert F. Shields (?-1998) Ray L. Shields (?-1933)


Children of Anderson (Dock) W. Shields and Hannah C. McCuiston
Donald M. Shields (abt. 1907-1918)
Meader E. Shields (abt. 1910-aft.1930)
Fleta F. Shields (1913-1971) (did not marry)
Otis "Judge" Shields (1916-1991) m. Hazel Mozelle Beamon (1918-2000), d/o Thomas Wentford Beamon and Nancy Elizabeth Hicks

, 2001-2007
Faye Jarvis Moran and Elizabeth H. Harris,


Jeanette K. Pinnix helped to sort out the Henry Pleasant Shields line. Jeanette's email address is:

Personal communications with Jean Grave. Jean contributed the information for the Shields/Hubbard line. Her email address is:

Nancy Edwards is also researching the Shields family. Her email address is:

Will of Abel Shields, probated 1833, Stokes County, NC

The Forsyth Co., NC census records, cemetery records, death records, birth records and marriage reocrds.

This page was revised on June 15, 2005 and Sept 5, 2006. Extensive revision done October 25, 2007.

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