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Willie Shields of Scotland Neck Best in Shooting Competition, 1883

July 12, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 4th page) –There was some fine shooting done in Halifax yesterday, the 1oth inst. But Scotland Neck, in the person of Willie Shields, did best. There were six entries only. … Continue reading

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Dr. J.E. (Ed) Shields Visits Parents in Scotland Neck, NC, 1883

July 5, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) Personal.— Dr. J.E. Shields, who has recently moved from Murfreesboro, to expose his shingle to the soft breezes and gentle zephyrs of Weldon, is on a visit … Continue reading

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Glass Ball Shooting Match to be Held in Scotland Neck, NC, June 7, 1883

June 7, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) We are requested to publish the following: Tillery, N.C., May 21st, 1883. Dear Sir:–A grand Glass Ball Shooting Match will be held in Scotland Neck, N.C., 7th … Continue reading

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William Shields dies May 10, 1883, NC

May 10, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) –Wm. Shields, colored, taken sick on the river, died last Saturday on his way to town.

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Marriage of Mamie Shields and J. Harper Alexander, April 17, 1883, NC

April 19, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page) –MARRIED—On Tuesday morning at 6½ o’clock, at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. W.H. Shields, by the Rev. H.G. Hilton, Miss Mamie G. Shields, of our … Continue reading

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Marriage of W. J. Harper and Bettie Shields, NC, Dec. 28, 1882

January 4, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 2d column) HARPER-SHIELDS.–At the residence of the bride’s father on Dec. 28, 1882, by the Rev. J. D. Hufham, Mr. W. J. Harper, of Edgecombe, to Miss … Continue reading

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Marriage of Joseph Shields and Marcia Whitehead, NC, 1882

October 26, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 2d page, 2d column) MARRIED–At the residence of the bride’s mother, in this county, October 11th, Mr. Jos. W. Shields to Miss Marcia A. Whitehead, Elder Jordan W. Johnson … Continue reading

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