Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas Shields

Male Abt 1756 - 1800  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Thomas Shields 
    Born Abt 1756  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1800  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I018859  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Family ID F24799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Boswell,   b. Abt 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1776  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Shields,   b. 27 Aug 1777, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1856, Fleming County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Eleanor Shields,   b. Bef 1781, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1814, Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     3. Delila Shields,   b. Bef 1794, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1825, Bath County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 31 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F11825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State Archives Maryland State Archives
      MARYLAND INDEXES
      (Assessment of 1783, Index)
      1783
      Charles County
      MSA S 1437
      Thomas Shields. CH 7th District, General p. 11. MSA S 1161-5-4 1/4/5/48
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      Surname First Name Page document Description
      Shields Thomas 348 Inventory 1797-1802 Charles County MD Inventories (Inv 25 Nov 1800, recorded 9 Dec 1800) Inventory signed by James Shields - Kind. also Frances H Sheid Jr and Frances H. Sheid as creditors also Samuel Hanson and Richard Price.
      Administrator: Francis H. Sheid.
      Among items are 1 child's chair and 6 flagg chairs (whole inventory too lengthy to list, long list of household items, livestock included cows, steers, 2 bulls, shoats.
      $270.15
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      Shields Thomas 476 Addl Inventory 1797-1802 Charles County MD Inventories
      (April 11, 1802) could be 12th or 14th ... hard to read
      Then came Francis H. Sheid and made oath that it was a true and perfect addl inv.
      $16.87, fodder, corn and tobacco.
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      Title: Shields 1800 MD Inventory
      Author: Inventories 1797-1802
      Estate of Thomas Shields: 1800
      Note: Inventory signed by James Shields - Kind. also Frances H Sheid Jr and Frances H. Sheid as creditors also Samuel Hanson and Richard Price.
      Administrator: Francis H. Sheid. (9Dec1800)
      Among items are 1 child's chair and 6 flagg chairs (whole inventory too lengthy to list, long list of household items, livestock included cows, steers, 2 bulls, shoats.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 389. Feb 24, 1792 from Sarah Boswell (widow of William Boswell, late of CC, decd), William Boswell and Esther, his wife, John Boswell and Verlinder, his wife, Josias Adams and Sarah, his wife, Matthew Coffer and Elizabeth, his wife, Thomas Shields and Mary, his wife, John Lomax and Chloe, his wife, Lydia Boswell, Ann Boswell, and Ann violetter Boswell, all of CC, to John McPherson of CC (which sd Sarah Boswell, William Boswell, John Boswell, Sarah Adams, Elizabeth Coffer, Mary Shields, Chloe Lomax, Lydia Boswell, Ann Boswell, and Ann Violetter Boswell are heirs and devisees of William Boswell, decd), for 116 16 shillings and 3 pence and for other good considerations, conveyed herein is a tract of land in CC called Robbins Delight, surveyed for Henry Robbins on Jun 3, 1689, and patented to sd Robbins on Oct 5, 1695. By a survey made at the request of the parties to these presents, the land is bounded by Whealers Delight, Francis Adams land, containing, according to the survey, made Feb 11, 1792, about 116 acres 3 roods, and 10 perches. Signed - Sarah (1 her mark) Boswell, William Boswell, John Boswell, Josias (s his mark) Adams, Matthew (X his mark) Coffer, Thos Shields, John (X his mark) Lomax, Esther (+ her mark) Boswell, Verlinder Boswell, Sarah (1 her mark) Adams, Elizabeth (+ her mark) Coffer, Mary (+ her mark) Shields, Chloe (1 her mark) Lomax, Lydia (1 her mark) Boswell, Ann (_ \ her mark) Boswell, Ann Violetter (\ her mark) Boswell. Wit - Rich Barnes*, Barnes*, Wm Hanson McPherson*. Esther Boswell, wife of William Boswell, Verlinder Boswell, wife of John Boswell, Sarah Adams, wife of Josias Adams, Elizabeth Coffer, wife of Matthew Coffer, Mary Shields, wife of Thomas Shields, Chloe Lomax, wife of John Lomax, relinquished their right of dower.
      At the request of William Boswell, I have resurveyed a tract of land called Robins Delight, containing 110 acres 3 rood and 10 perches, as by the plat appears. Signed Feb 11, 1792 - Theos Hanson. [A plat map follows] Recorded Feb 27, 1792,

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