Facts and Events
John Shields, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Records of John Shields, Jr. in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 727.--19th November, 1764. Robert ( ) Hunter, late of Augusta County, to William Doherty, £87.10, 255 acres on Christian's Creek: corner Thomas Shields' land; line of Sawyers' land: corner Robert William's land, Alexander's line. Teste: John Hunter. John ( ) Shield, Sr., Jno. Shields. Jr. Delivered: Wm. Dougherty, August, 1766.
- Page 377.--17th April, 1769. Thomas Vance and Jenat ( ) to John Campbell, £35, 148 acres on North Branch of James; corner Mr. Thomas Vance's plantation. Teste: James Cowan, John Alison, Charles Campbell, John Shields, Jr. Delivered: Thos. Vance, 26th July, 1774.
- Page 503.--22d January, 1782. Robert Shields, eldest brother and heir-at-law of John Shields, deceased, of Botetourt, to William Shields. (Note: this Chalkley's record establishes that John Shields had died prior to this date).