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Ruth E. Shields Garland
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Birth: 1848
Death: Dec. 17, 1873
Fannin County
Georgia, USA

Ruth Shields was born in 1848, probably in Cades Cove, Blount, TN. She died of milk fever on 17 Dec 1873 in Fannin Co. GA at the age of 25. (In the 18th century "milk fever" was a term commonly used to describe mastitis.)

Ruth Shields and Joseph Tally (Joe) Garland were married on 11 Nov 1868. They had the following children: Selina Garland Weeks and Sara Jane (Jamie) Garland who died at the age of one. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Harrison Shields (1817 - 1891)
  Martha Jane Oliver Shields (1819 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Tally Garland (1844 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Shields Feezell (1841 - 1862)*
  George Washington Shields (1844 - 1924)*
  David Shields (1846 - 1863)*
  Ruth E. Shields Garland (1848 - 1873)
  Andrew Witt Shields (1850 - 1919)*
  Martha Jane Shields Roberts (1857 - 1948)*
  Laura Alice Shields Pennington (1857 - 1882)*
  Walter Shields (1860 - 1863)*
  Ellin Elizabeth Shields (1864 - 1865)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Wilscot Cemetery
Fannin County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
Record added: Apr 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14081865
Ruth E. <i>Shields</i> Garland
Added by: Rose Ford
 
 
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