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O'Shields Family Tree

Updated January 21, 2008

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I WANT TELL ABOUT THE O'SHIELDS THAT I KNOW IN MY FAMILY TREE.STARTING WITH WILEY DRAYTON O'SHIELDS.HE WAS MY GREAT GRANDDADDY AND HE WAS BORN IN WALNUT GROVE SPARTANBURG SC.1832 JULY 27.HE WAS MARRIED TO JULIA SMITH SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF ENOCH AND ABIGAIL ELDER SMITH.WILEY DRAYTON AND JULIA WERE MARRIED AUGUST 17 1851.I WANT TO LIST THEIR CHILDREN STARTING WITN JAMES MONROE O'SHIELDS BORN JUNE 12 1852.NEXT FRANKLIN M. O'SHIELDS BORN SEPT 7 1853.NEXT WAS ROBERT BELTON O'SHIELDS BORN SEPT 8 1855.THE NEXT CHILD WAS ENOCH THOMAS O'SHIELDS BORN JAN 6 1858. NEXT WAS BORN GIDDEN HENRY O'SHIELDS JAN 30 1859.AND HE DIED APRIL 7 1859.NEXT WAS HENRY WETSEL O'SHIELDS. BORN MAY 8 1860.W.G.S.O'SHIELDS WAS BORN IN APRIL 6 1863.THIS IS THE LIST OF ALL THEIR CHILDREN.WILEY DRAYTON WAS IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY IN 1861 THIS WAS DEC 29TH.AND WAS DISCHARGED BY MEDICAL DISCHARGE AT CAMP BLAIR.HIS ADDRESS WAS LISTED AS WALNUT GROVE SC.FEB 4 1868.WILEY DRAYTON GAVE A MORTAGAGE OF REAL ESTATE TO ANN F. SMITH FOR THE SUM OF 300.00 DOLLARS ON 272 ACRES OF LAND.NOTE TO BE PAID BEFORE FEB 4 1869.THIS LAND WAS BOUNDED.BY LANDS OF A. PETTIT'ROBERT MORROW AND OTHERS. THIS MORTGAGE WAS MARKED CANCELLED ON JUNE 6 1869'BY ORDER OF ANN F.SMITH.DEED WAS WITNESSED BY H.K.SMITH AND R.M.SMITH.NO DOWER WAS LISTED.HE BOUGHT 204 ACRES OF LAND FROM TURNER ROUNDTREE'FOR 1'700.00 DOLLARS.EAST SIDE OF BLACKSTOCK ROAD'MRS SARAH SCOTT'S CORNER'ROAD TO GLEN SPRINGS AND DUTCHMAN CREEK.BOUNDED BY LANDS OF SARAH SCOTT'E.P.SMITH'A.M.SMITH AND J.W.McCRAVY.DEED WITNESSED BY G,BEARDEN'J.M.O'SHIELDS.DOWER LISTED AS MARY ANN ROUNDTREE'WIFE OF TURNER.THIS WAS MARCH 4 1873.I WANT TO PUT THIS ON HERE WILEY DRAYTON'S MOTHER WAS NANCY O'SHIELDS SHE WAS BORN IN SPARTANBURG SC 1804.NANCY HAD 5 CHILDREN WILLIAM PASCHAL O'SHIELDS BORN 1824. SAMUEL DRAYTON O'SHIELDS BORN 1825.WILEY DRAYTON BORN 1832.POLLY ANN O'SHIELDS BORN 1833 ISAAC SCOTT BORN 1834.THIS ALL OF NANCY'S CHILDREN.ALL OF THESE CHILDREN LIVED ON THE O'SHIELDS PLANTATION IN WALNUT GROVE SPARTANBURG SC.I HOPE AS YOU READ THIS WILL HELP YOU.WILEY DRAYTON O'SHIELDS WAS ONLY 50 YEARS OF AGE WHEN HE DIED IN 1882.WILLIAM PASCHAL O'SHIELDS LIVED TO BE 85 HE DIED IN 1909.I DON'T KNOW WHAT YEAR THE OTHERS DIED.I THINK THAT ISAAC MOVED TO GEORGIA I'AM NOT SURE.POLLY I DON'T ANY RECORD OF WHERE SHE WENT OR SAMUEL DRAYTON O'SHIELDS.MAYBE YOU CAN HELP ME.OR MAYBE WE CAN HELP ONO ANOTHER.BOY THIS IS HISTORY.I'AM ENJOYING ALL OF THIS I HAVE WROTE FIVE BOOKS ON THE O'SHIELDS.YES I THANK GOD FOR HELPING ME.BECAUSE I NEVER COULD OF DONE THIS IF IT WAS NOT FOR THE LORD.I HAVE A SAYING THAT YOU YOU WILL SEE ON JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT I WRITE. AND THAT IS MAY GOD BLESS YOU IS MY PRAYER.LOOK UP GOD LOVES AND I DO TOO.YES MY FRIENDS ALWAYS LOOK TO THE LORD FOR ALL THINGS.I REALLY DO THANK HIM EACH AND EVERY DAY THAT I LIVE.

 
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  • W.G.S. O'SHIELDS (13 KB)
    THIS IS A PICTURE OF GRANDDADDY W.G.S.O'SHIELDS. HE WAS BORN IN SPARTANBURG SC. 1863 AND HE DIED IN 1938 AT THE AGE OF 75.AND HE WAS MARRIED TO ANNIE HYATT.WE THANK GOD FOR THEIR LIFE.
  • DENNY L. O'SHIELDS JR. (2380 KB)
    THIS A PICTURE OF DENNY L O'SHIELDS JR. ALONG WITH AUNT MYRTLE SENN.D.L. IS THE OLDEST CHILD OF D.L. AND LILLIE BELLE O'SHIELDS SR.WE THANK GOD FOR THEM.
  • LILLIE BELLE O'SHIELDS AND ALMA (2707 KB)
    THIS IS A PICTURE OF LILLIE BELLE RIDDLE O'SHIELDS AND HER SISTER ALMA AND MY MOTHER. IN THE PICTURE THEY WERE JUST YOUNG GIRLS.
  • ELIZABETH HEATON O'SHIELDS (44 KB)
    THIS IS A PICTURE OF ELIZABETH HEATON WIFE OF WILLIAM PASCHAL O'SHIELDS.
  • CALVIN AND CARRIE RIDDLE (35 KB)
    CALVIN M. RIDDLE CARRIE RIDDLE ARE THE MOTHER AND FATHER OF LILLIE BELLE RIDDLE O'SHIELDS. LILLIE BELLE RIDDLE O'SHIELDS IS MY MOTHER HER HUSBAND DENNY L. O'SHIELDS SR. IS MY FATHER.
  • ANNIE WILSON AND JIM WILSON (2498 KB)
    ANNIE WILSON IS A DAUGHTER OF ANNIE MYRTLE SENN ANNIE MYRTLE SENN IS MY AUNT.
  • KATE O'SHIELDS (2222 KB)
    KATE O'SHIELDS A SISTER OF DENNY L. O'SHIELDS SR.
  • TERESA EDDIE VICKIE O'SHIELDS (765 KB)
    THIS IS A PICTURE OF TERESA AND EDDIE AND VICKIE O'SHIELDS WHEN THEY WERE CHILDREN. WHICH WE LOVE THEM VERY MUCH.
  • ANNIE MYRTLE O'SHIELDS (287 KB)
    THIS IS A PICTURE OF AUNT MYRTLE AND HER HUSBAND CLYDE SENN SHE IS A SISTER OF DENNY LEONARD O'SHIELDS SR.
 
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