Jean Shield

about 1675–1735 (Age 60)
Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Jean

When Jean Shield was born about 1675, in Somerset, Maryland, United States, her father, Thomas Shiells, was 32 and her mother, Alice Major, was 33. She married Moor about 1695, in Somerset, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1735, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Moor
1673–1735
Jean Shield
1675–1735
Marriage: about 1695
Robert Moor
1696–
John Moor
1700–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1695
Somerset, Maryland, United States
children

(2)

    Robert Moor

    Male1696–Male

    John Moor

    Male1700–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from Middle English scheld ‘shield’ (Old English scild, sceld).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near the shallow part of a river, from Middle English scheld ‘shallow place’ (Old English sceldu, scieldu).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Siadhail‘descendant of Siadhal’ ( see Shields ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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