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Jesse Lafayette Shields
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1893
Floyd County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1944
Hale County
Texas, USA

Jesse, a farmer, was the son of Thomas Lafayette & Sarah Ann Priscilla (Stansel) Shields.

He married Willie Verne Eakin on Oct. 20, 1923, in TX. They lived on Route 1, Plainview.

Their children were: Dorthy Jean, Ray, & Kenneth Dale.

Jesse was a patient in Plainview Sanitarium when he died at 9:15 a.m. on June 16, 1944. The cause of his death was Congestive Heart Failure. He had lived 50 years, 10 months, & 8 days.

Name: Jesse L. Shields
Death date: 16 Jun 1944
Death place: Plainview, Hale, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 50 years 10 months 8 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 08 Aug 1893
Birthplace: Wolf City, Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name:
Father's name: T. L. Shields
Father's birthplace: Ala.
Mother's name: Sally Stinson
Mother's birthplace: Georgia
Occupation: Farmer
Residence: Plainview, Hale, Texas
Cemetery name:
Burial place: Petersburg, Texas
Burial date: 18 Jun 1944
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2137793
Digital GS number: 4029639
Image number: 3290
Reference number: cn 28056
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
Family links: 
  Thomas Lafayette Shields (1858 - 1936)
  Sarah Ann Priscilla Stansell Shields (1866 - 1925)
  Willie Verne Eakin Shields (1902 - 2002)*
  Claude D'Ampert Shields (1884 - 1962)*
  Francis Marion Shields (1886 - 1963)*
  Jesse Lafayette Shields (1893 - 1944)
  Saleta Iola Shields Miller (1895 - 1965)*
  Caroline Elizabeth Shields McDaniel (1898 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Petersburg Cemetery
Hale County
Texas, USA
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Mar 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49872035
Jesse Lafayette Shields
Added by: Richard Shields
Jesse Lafayette Shields
Added by: Richard Shields
Jesse Lafayette Shields
Added by: Richard Shields
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