John Percy Shield

16 November 1883–23 September 1954 (Age 70)
Allendale, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Percy

When John Percy Shield was born on 16 November 1883, in Allendale, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Shield, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jane Hetherington, was 29. He died on 23 September 1954, in Fort Macleod, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Shield
1848–
Mary Jane Hetherington
1854–
Elizabeth Hannah Shield
1874–1879
Sarah Shield
1876–1877
William Hetherington Shield
1878–1939
Thomas Wesley Shield
1881–1959
John Percy Shield
1883–1954
Jane Elizabeth Shield
1884–
Mary Jane Shield
1890–1918

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Shield

    Male1848–Male

    Mary Jane Hetherington

    Female1854–Female

siblings

(7)

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World Events (7)

1884

Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 21

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 25

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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Sources (1)

  • John P Shield in household of Thomas Shield, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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