John Shields (1805 - 1887)

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Birthplace: Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
Death: Died in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
Managed by: Doyle K. Lee
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About John Shields

(son of Robert Shields, born June 22, 1781, in Scotland, and Mary Melvin). Born April 3, 1805, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Came to Utah October 12, 1852.

   Married:	Primrose Cunningham, who was born September 17, 1805.
   Their children:
           Mary born October 29, 1827, married James Bevan;
           Annie born July 11, 1827;
           Robert born March 16, 1831, married Mary Jenkins;
           Archibald born August 16, 1833, married Helen Gillespie;
           John born March 10, 1835, and Primrose born May 21, 1837, died;
           Primrose born July 7, 1840, married Thomas Lee;
           John born January 22, 1842, married Jane Meiklejohn.

Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 344
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1159
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John Shields's Timeline

1805
April 3, 1805
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
1827
August 3, 1827
Age 22
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
October 29, 1827
Age 22
Renfrew, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, England
1829
August 12, 1829
Age 24
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
1831
March 16, 1831
Age 25
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
1833
August 16, 1833
Age 28
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
1835
March 10, 1835
Age 29
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
1842
July 7, 1842
Age 37
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, , Scotland
1887
January 5, 1887
Age 81
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States