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Mary (Shields) Hood (abt. 1872 - abt. 1986)

Mary Hood formerly Shields
Born about in Mississippi, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 3 Jan 1893 in Washington County, Mississippimap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 114 [location unknown]
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Mary Shields was born about 1873 in Mississippi, United States.[1]

In the 1880 US census, Mary Shields (age 7) was living in Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, with parents John W Shields (32) and Sallie W Shields (29), and siblings Walton (9), Sallie (5) and Willie (3), and with Elvira Walton (60) and Floyd Walton (20).[1]

Mary W Shields married Thomas H Hood on 3 Jan 1893 in Washington County, Mississippi.[2]

She died before 1900, as her husband Thomas Hood is remarried to Elizabeth D Hood in the 1900 census.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), Mary Shields in household of John W. Shields, Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm.
  2. "Mississippi, U.S., Compiled Marriage Index, 1776-1935", Hunting For Bears, comp.. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935. Mississippi marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library, Ancestry Record 7842 #284416 (accessed 27 December 2022), Thomas H Hood marriage to Mary W. Shields on 3 Jan 1893 in Washington.
  3. "1900 United States Federal Census", Year: 1900; Census Place: Greenville, Washington, Mississippi; Roll: 832; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0081; FHL microfilm: 1240832, Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 7602 #28504791 (accessed 27 December 2022), Thomas Hood (35), married, Chancery Clerk, head of household in Greenville, Washington, Mississippi. Born in Kentucky, USA.

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Is there a typo in death year? Current date of 1986 would make her 114 years old. Find A Grave (unsourced) profile lists her death as 2 Dec 1896, age 24, buried in Greenville Cemetery, Mississippi. Find A Grave #149728417
posted by Paul Gierszewski
United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 August 2017), Mary Shields in entry for 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.
posted by Cari (Ebert) Starosta

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