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Almeda Christina "Aley" Lathrop Shields
Birth: Nov. 28, 1867
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1918
Blakesburg
Wapello County
Iowa, USA

*Note: This site was sponsored by grandson, Newton LaVerne Bennett.

Almeda Christina (Lathrop) Shields, daughter of, Harrison Tylor and Nancy Hariott Ellen (Kerr) Lathrop.

Almeda Christina Lathrop siblings are:

Mary Elizabeth Lathrop b. 1868
Joseph Joel Lathrop b. 1870
John William Lathrop b. 1872
Thomas Luther Lathrop b. 1875
Eva Francis Lathrop b. 1879
Annie Mae Lathrop b. 1882
Frank Albert Lathrop b. 1885
Elmer Harrison Lathrop b. 1891

Almeda Christina Lathrop married John Newton Shields on April 14, 1891 in Ottumwa, Wapello Co., Iowa.

Almeda Christina Lathrop and John Newton Shields children are:

Orville Ellsworth Shields b. 1892
Carl Rayburn Shields b. 1893
Edgar Lester Shields b. 1895
Blanche Mary Shields b. 1899
Wilbur Shields b. 1904

Mrs. Newton Shields passed away Wednesday of last week at the family home east of Blakesburg after a short illness of pneumonia following fifty-one years of age.

She was reared to womanhood in Wapello County and demise the community loses one who will long be remembered for her kindness to others. In time of sickness and distress she was much comfort and help being a good nurse and always willing to do her part. She endeared herself to her friends and neighbors.

The funeral was held at the family home at 2o'clock Friday afternoon. The service will be conducted by Rev. Shipps of the Pleasant Home Church. She is survived by her husband and four sons Orville, Carl, Edgar, and Wilbur and one daughter, Mrs. Blanche Christy near Bloomfield. Carl has been in the service and stationed at Scurate, Massachusetts and came home to attend the funeral.

Thus ends the earthly career of a noble woman. The excelsior extends sympathy to the family and friends.

*Note: This site was sponsored by grandson, Newton LaVerne Bennett.

Family Information contributed by family member:

Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune

Family photo contributed by family members:

Wade Kelley and Michele (Byrum) Ball 
 
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 Parents:
  Harrison Taylor Lathrop (1839 - 1919)
  Nancy Ellen Kerr Lathrop (1847 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  John Newton Shields (1867 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Orville Ellsworth Shields (1892 - 1968)*
  Carl Rayburn Shields (1893 - 1949)*
  Edgar Lester Shields (1895 - 1967)*
  Blanche Mary Shields Bennett (1899 - 1976)*
  Wilbur Shields (1904 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Almeda Christina Lathrop Shields (1867 - 1918)
  Mary Elizabeth Lathrop Berkey (1868 - 1917)*
  Joseph Joel Lathrop (1870 - 1926)*
  John William Lathrop (1872 - 1937)*
  Thomas Luther Lathrop (1875 - 1941)*
  Eva F. Lathrop (1879 - 1901)*
  Anna Mae Lathrop Roseman (1882 - 1949)*
  Frank Albert Lathrop (1885 - 1940)**
  Clara Edna Lathrop Byrum (1888 - 1961)*
  Elmer H. Lathrop (1891 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Wellman Cemetery
Ottumwa
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Yvette Aune
Record added: Nov 14, 2008
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Almeda Christina Aley <i>Lathrop</i> Shields
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Almeda Christina Aley <i>Lathrop</i> Shields
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