Person:John Shields (14)

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John Shields
b.Abt. 1735 Prob. Pennsylvania
d.Bef. 22 January 1782 Poss. Botetourt County, Virginia
m. Bef. 1735
  1. John ShieldsAbt 1735 - Bef 1782
  2. Thomas ShieldsEst 1737 - Bef 1781
  3. Mary ShieldsEst 1739 -
  4. Robert ShieldsAbt 1740 -
  5. John ShieldsEst 1743 -
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Name John Shields
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1735 Prob. Pennsylvania
Death? Bef. 22 January 1782 Poss. Botetourt County, Virginia

John Shields, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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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).