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Shields Genealogy & History

Shields genealogy is British or Scottish. The word comes from a medieval English word, "schele", meaning a small hut, cottage, or shelter. This comes from the Old English "sceol", meaning the same thing. It was originally a topographical name referring to someone who lived in or near a schele or series of them, especially numerous in the eastern area of the Scottish-English border. Scheles were usually temporary dwellings for shepherds, so the original Shields family may have been shepherds. Shields family history in the United States includes early Virginia settler Reverend Archibald Shields as well as Eliz Shields, who settled in 1724 in Carolina.


Shields Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Douglas Shields-- --, 1933August 6,2005IL
B Jayne Shields-- --, 1922April 7,2006IN
Caldonia Shields-- --, 1946July 6,2010LA
D Leet Shields-- --, 1916June 26,2001PA

Shields Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Joan Shields-- --, 1932October 3,2002Chico,CA
Fairie Shields-- --, 1900November ,1981West Union,IL
G Lorrayne Shields-- --, 1913March 25,1996San Francisco,CA
H Morrell Shields-- --, 1915August 29,1990Mount Joy,PA

Shields Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Alvin ShieldsRhonda GowerOctober 2,1977Wake, NC
Donald ShieldsPeggy RayMay 23,1992Wake, NC
Francis ShieldsMatilda BaldwinJune 12,1944Wake, NC
Garland ShieldsPamela SmithMarch 4,1971Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Shields

538th: McClure539th: Combs
540th: Bridges541st: Baxter
542nd: Wyatt543rd: Eaton
544th: Dillon545th: Kline
546th: Golden547th: Savage

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