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Shields Family Reunion, 25 Sep 1988

Descendants of Cowan Lemley Shields

COWAN LEMLEY SHIELDS (June 10, 1863 - March 21, 1928) married Julia Nancy Alexander, November 7, 1889; to this union ten children were born:

Wade Arnie Shields was born December 14, 1890; married Clara Tidwell, December 23, 1920; they have one child, Patricia Ann.

Guy Alexander Shields was born September 4, 1892; married Margaret Templeton in August, 1929; they have one child, William McFarlan.

William Glenn Shields was born December 3, 1894; married Ruth Douglass, June 10, 1919; they have five children: Helen, William, Dorothy, Glenn (deceased), and Johnny.

Banner Jane Shields was born September 13, 1896, and died March 9, 1915.

Thomas Lemley Shields was born December 22, 1898; married Ethel Hamilton, June 10, 1925; they have five children: Thomas Lemley, Jr., Joe Hamilton (deceased), Bettie Ann, Charles William, and Nancy Jane.

James Lee Shields was born October 18, 1900; married Sadie Lee Lineberger in August, 1932.

Benjamin Cowan Shields was born June 17, 1903; married Emily Butler in September, 1925; they have one child, Benjamin Cowan Shields, III [sss note -- their child was Benjamin Cowan Shields, Jr not III. Benjamin Cowan Shields, Sr. (deceased) married 2) Margaret Isabelle Parsons (deceased); they had 2 children: Sandra Claire and Robert Jerry (deceased)].

Julia Mary Shields was born October 25, 1905; married H. Carr Kesler, June 9, 1927; they have four children: H. Carr, Jr., Peggy Jean, Mary Julia and James Lee Kesler.

Alice Ona Shields was born June 10, 1908, and died April 21, 1910.

Sadie Mae Shields was born September 25, 1910; married Harvey Wayland Amyx in 1932; they have one child, Jack Lemley Amyx.




September 24, 1988







The flowers used will be placed in the church sanctuary tomorrow for the morning worship service in memory of our ancestors.

Submitted by: Susan Shields Sasek.

This reunion was held at Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Mecklenburg Co., NC. The descendant page appears to be from the book The History of Hopewell Presbyterian Church [need to find my copy of the book to get the rest of the book source info]

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