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William Elijah Shields
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1885
Death: Dec. 25, 1939

Newspaper Thursday Dec 28, 1939 Glenn Transscript:

Funeral Services for Fruto Man Held Today....
Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Elk Creek Christion Church for William Elijah Shields, 54, a Fruto District resident who dropped dead Monday afternoon at his home, after a Christmas dinner. Shields was a foreman on one of Mrs P H Green's ranches. Decedent is survived by his widow Lela, and seven children; Louis,Shirley of Fruto, James Shields and Mrs Raymond Conner(Clara Opal Shields) of Willows, Mrs Earnest E Fix(Reta Catherine Shields)of Woodland. Mrs Frank Terry(Melva L Graybeal Shields) Maxwell. Fred Shields Willow Ranch.

William Elijah Shield's parents were living with him and his family in the 1920 census. His parents were William J. and Mary E. Shields. Fruto Precinct, Glenn County,Ca
Census: 1930 Chico, Butte County, California
Residence: Cedar Street 1930 Chico, Butte County, California
Death: of Aortic and Mitral regurgitation 25 DEC 1939 in Fruito, Glenn County, California
Burial: 28 DEC 1939 Elk Creek Cemetery in Elk Creek, Glenn County, California

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jasper Shields (1848 - 1923)
  Mary Elizabeth Lambert Shields (1850 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Lela Amanda Doan Clark (1888 - 1977)*
 
 Children:
  Fred E Shields (1907 - 1966)*
  James Everett Shields (1914 - 1969)*
  Clara Opal Shields Lee (1918 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lambert Vallely (1866 - 1929)**
  Martha Ellen Shields Fairbanks (1869 - 1926)*
  Greenville Shields (1871 - 1949)*
  Berlin Edwards Shields (1874 - 1959)*
  Bessie Ann Shields Conner (1877 - 1916)*
  Emma Edwina Shields Goforth (1879 - 1916)*
  William Elijah Shields (1885 - 1939)
  Neva Nora Shields Bickford (1887 - 1983)*
  Clara Ione Shields Oliver Shively (1897 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Elk Creek Cemetery
Elk Creek
Glenn County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 11, 2007
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Great-grandfather, Love you Always!
- GenTurtle
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~blessings~prayers~peace~
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 Added: Jun. 22, 2010
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