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John Whitfield Shields (1848 - 1884)

John Whitfield Shields
Born in Louisiana, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 36 [location unknown]
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Born in Louisiana in 1848. Married Sallie Walton in Mississippi in 1869.[1] Died in 1884. Buried in Greenville Cemetery in Greenville, Mississippi.[2]


  1. Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), John Whitfield Shields and Sallie J. Walton, 19 Oct 1869; citing Lafayette,Mississippi; FHL microfilm 894,620.
  2. Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 15 December 2015), John Whitfield Shields, 1884; Burial, Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States of America, Greenville Cemetery; citing record ID 148424462, Find a Grave,


  • United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), John W Shields in household of William Shields, Minden, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States; citing family 455, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
The American Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865.
  • United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 August 2017), John W Shields, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 91, sheet 142A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0668; FHL microfilm 1,254,668.

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