G2: 1810 George Shiels & Mary White

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G2: George Shiels 1810-1877 & Mary White

George Shiels was born on August 9, 1810, in Eddlestone, Peeblesshire, Scotland, to Annie Dickson, age 42, and Robert Shiels, age 41.  He was baptized on Aug 19, 1810. 

George married Mary White in Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland, on June 5, 1840, when he was 29 years old. Mary was born Feb 5, 1815 in West Linton, Peebleshire Scotland.

They had eight children in 20 years, Robert 1841-1869; Ebenezer 1842-1845; William 1844-1918; George 1846-1893; David 1848-1921; James 1853-1897; John 1857-1939 and Thomas 1861-1900.

George was listed as a Brewers Lab in the 1851 census and a Ploughman in the 1861 census. George died on May 11, 1877, in Longstone, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 66. Mary died on September 20, 1876, in Longstone, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 61.

 

G3: Robert Shiels 1841-1876 & Jane Renwick

Robert Shiels was born in 1841 in Midlothian, Scotland. He was the first child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He married Jane Robina Renwick on May 23, 1862, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. They had four children during their marriage, George Aitchison was born on June 1, 1863; Andrew was born on November 3, 1864; Janet was born on March 18, 1866 and Robina was born Sep 10, 1869.

He died as a young father on July 16, 1869, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 28.

 

G4: George Aitchison Shiels 1863-1934

George Aitchison Shiels was born on June 1, 1863, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, to Jane Robina Renwick, age 26, and Robert Shiels, age 22.

George was an electrician and he never married. He emigrated to Australia between 1901 and 1913. He died on April 2, 1934, in Ingham, Queensland, Australia, when he was 70 years old.

 

G4: Andrew Shiels 1864-1886

Andrew Shiels was born on November 3, 1864, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, to Jane Robina Renwick, age 28, and Robert Shiels, age 23.

Andrew never married and died in 1886 in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, when he was 22 years old.

 

G4: Janet Shiels 1866-1938

Janet Shiels was born on March 18, 1866, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, to Jane Robina Renwick, age 29, and Robert Shiels, age 25.

Janet never married and died in 1938 in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, when she was 72 years old.

 

G4: Robina Shiels 1869-1955

Robina Shiels was born on September 10, 1869, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, to Jane Robina Renwick, age 33, and Robert Shiels, age 28.

Robina never married and died in 1955 in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland, when she was 86 years old.

 

G3: Ebenezer Shiels 1842-1845

Ebenezer Shiels was born on September 15, 1842, in Liberton, Midlothian, ScotlandHe was the second child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He died in 1845 as a young boy of less than 3 years old.

G3: William Shiels 1844-1918 & Helen Henderson

William Shiels was born on March 17, 1844, in Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the third child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He married Helen Henderson on March 3, 1870, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. They had nine children in 19 years. George was born on July 1, 1865; William was born on July 19, 1867; George Kirkhope was born on June 6, 1870; Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1872; Mary was born in 1876; Isabella was born in 1876; Jessie was born in 1878; Jane was born on August 9, 1881 and Helen was born in 1884.

William died on April 27, 1918, at the age of 74.

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G3: George Shiels 1846-1893 & Mary Skellie

George Shiels was born in 1846 in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the fourth child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He married Mary Skellie on December 31, 1872. They had six children in 15 years. Mary was born on June 8, 1873; Margaret was born in 1875; James was born on October 18, 1880; David was born on March 23, 1882; Annie was born in 1884 and Jane was born in 1888.

George died on June 18, 1893, in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 47.

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G3: David Shiels 1848-1921 & Jean Bain

David Shiels was born in 1848 in Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the fifth child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He married Jean Bain on November 10, 1876, in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland. They had four children during their marriage. Jane Spowart was born on April 2, 1877; Mary Ann was born on February 1, 1879; Agnes Bain was born on June 16, 1882 and David was born on November 16, 1884.

David died on February 27, 1921, at the age of 73.

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G3: James Shiels 1853-1897

James Shiels was born in 1853 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the sixth child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He never married and died on July 20, 1897, in Craiglockhart, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 44.

G3: John Shiels 1857-1939

John Shiels was born on October 4, 1857, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the seventh child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He never married and died on April 5, 1939, at the age of 81.

G3: Thomas Shiels 1861-1900 & Isabella Dalgleish

Thomas Shiels was born on March 21, 1861, in Currie, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the eighth child of George Shiels & Mary White.

He married Isabella Dalgleish in 1881 when he was 20 years old in Liberton, Midlothian, Scotland. They had four children in 12 years, Sarah Innes Shiels was born in 1884; George Shiels was born in 1885; Isabella Shiels was born in 1890 and Jemima Dalgleish Shiels was born in 1896.

He died on February 20, 1900, in Newington, Midlothian, Scotland, at the age of 38.

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