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
Mary Jane Hetherington
Elizabeth Hannah Shield
Sarah Shield
William Hetherington Shield
Thomas Wesley Shield
John Percy Shield
Jane Elizabeth Shield
Mary Jane Shield

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Shield


    Mary Jane Hetherington




+2 More Children

World Events (7)


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.

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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