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Robert Cunningham Shields (1831 - 1915)

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Robert Cunningham Shields
Born in Renfrew, Renfrew, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Tooele, Tooele, UTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Lake View, Tooele, Utah, United Statesmap
Shields-1112 created 6 Jul 2013 | Last modified
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This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


Date: 9 Dec 1915
Place: Tooele, Tooele, UT

Ancestral File Number

Ancestral File Number: 1N79-42


Reference: 1322

LDS Baptism

LDS Baptism:
Date: 3 Jan 1847

LDS Endowment

LDS Endowment:
Date: 24 Aug 1861

User ID

User ID: 11C47297F01FC84FAC60AACD8A763A5213EC

LDS Sealing Child

LDS Sealing Child:
Child of Family: @F364@


Note:  !Robert Cunningham Shields, third child of John Shields and Primrose
Cunningham, was born Mar 16, 1831 at Renfrew, Renfrew, Scotland.
With his two brothers and two sisters, he immigrated to America in 1849 on the ship
"Hartley" and landed at New Orleans. They arrived in Tooele in
1852, having crossed the plains in the Albert Merrill Company. He married Mary
Ann Jenkins about 1854. They were the parents of ten children. Robert and his
brother Archibald were two of the five chosen to settle at Pine Canyon. Hewas a
farmer and also built and operated a brick kiln. He fought in the
Civil War. Robert married a second wife, Jane Adamson, about 1865. (Plural
marriage because Mary Ann Jenkins Shields did not die until 1870.) She was
born February 11, 1839 (cemetery record show 1846) at Rumford,
Stirlingshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of David and Jane Adamson. She died
March 8, 1883. Robert C. Shields died December 6, 1915 at Lake View and was
buried in Tooele Cemetery. Written by Helen Shields Ayers and taken from
"History of Tooele County" published by the daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 28 Jun 2013
Time: 18:15:39

Prior to import, this record was last changed 18:15:39 28 Jun 2013.


User ID: 3D072D478EE4404FA722A5BF2AF9AF0BC3C0
Husband: Robert Cunningham Shields
Wife: Jane Adamson
Child: Jane (Jennie) Shields
Child: Janet Adamson Shields
Child: Mary Ann Shields
Child: Ester Shields
Child: Elizabeth Shields
Child: Ellen Adamson Shields
Child: Caroline Adamson Shields
Child: Sarah Shields
Child: Harriet Adamson Shields
Date: 17 Mar 1865
Place: Tooele, Tooele, UT
LDS Sealing Spouse:
Date: 17 Mar 1865
User ID: 285FCF332F2E5E489535C00E8DBF0B9B165F
Husband: Robert Cunningham Shields
Wife: Mary Ann Jenkins
Child: Edward Jenkins Shields
Child: Eliza Primrose Shields
Child: Robert Jenkins Shields
Child: John Jenkins Shields
Child: Alexander Jenkins Shields
Child: Mary Ann Shields
Child: Amelia Shields
Child: Joseph Jenkins Shields
Child: Archibald Jenkins Shields
Child: Sarah Shields
User ID: CF64BD0AB4BA334F9ED1D0E94706956155A4
Husband: John Shields
Wife: Primrose Cunningham
Child: Robert Shields
Child: Mary Shields
Child: Ann Shields
Child: Robert Cunningham Shields
Child: Archibald Cunningham Shields
Child: John Cunningham Shields
Child: Primrose Shields
Child: Primrose Shields
Child: John Cunningham Shields
Date: 16 Aug 1827
Place: Renfrew, Renfrew, Scotland
LDS Sealing Spouse:
Date: 11 Jun 1856


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