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John Shields

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: January 5, 1887 (81)
Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Shields and Mary Melvin
Husband of Primrose Cunningham
Father of Ann Shields; Primrose Cunningham Shields; Archibald Cunningham II Shields; Robert Cunningham Shields; Mary Shields and 1 other
Brother of Thomas Shields; Elizabeth Shields; Charles Shields; Alexander Shields and Robert Shields

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, United Kingdom
April 7, 1805
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1827
October 29, 1827
Age 22
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1829
July 4, 1829
Age 24
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1831
March 16, 1831
Age 25
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1833
August 16, 1833
Age 28
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1835
March 10, 1835
Age 29
Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1837
May 21, 1837
Age 32
Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1887
January 5, 1887
Age 81
Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, United States