Author Topic: John Shiels (variants Sheils, Shields)  (Read 815 times)

Offline krytines

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Re: John Shiels (variants Sheils, Shields)
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 25 May 17 18:17 BST (UK) »
Hi Aghadowey!   I did as suggested and poured over the 1911 and 1921 Census those are the only two that John and his wives Mitilda (Watton) and Mary(Betts)  would have been on and I cannot find them. I am totally at a loss with this.  There are so many discrepencies with my Great Grandfather John Shields it isn't funny.  Different dates of birth and even a different place of birth on his last marriage to Mary Betts it lists his place of birth as Renfrewshire Scotland!  I have been collecting anything I can find on him for the past five years and I have collected a few:  2 Marriage Certificates, 1 Death Certificate, 1 Passenger List, 1 Obituary in the newspaper and a picture of his tombstone in the Vineland Ontario Canada Cemetery.  I have census from Scotland after he married Matilda Watton in 1877 and they moved to Greenock Scotland.  There seems to be a lot of travel between Scotland and Ireland for my shields family.

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