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Re: Charles Wesley Sheilds m Lillian Ruth Herndon
Posted by: Richard McLaud (ID *****1500) Date: October 02, 2012 at 12:24:47
In Reply to: Charles Wesley Sheilds m Lillian Ruth Herndon by Jessica Davis of 2750

Dear Jessica, I have Ruth Herndon Shields Book and on Page 196 It states Thusly: Lillian Ruth herndon (b 1 Nov 1896) m in greenville SC 19 Jan 1918 Charles Wesley Shields b 15 Nov 1895 Son of Robert Moderell and Isabella Frances Rogers Shields of the New Hope Pres.Ch,Community in Orange Co,NC, After R,M. Shields death in 1901 his Family moved into Durham,NC C.W. Shields srv. in WWI as a Sgt.; is a Merchant in Chapel Hill Pres.Ch. I was a Bookeeper,and am now a perennial Treasusrer.At Present am Tres.of the NSDAR,UDC,pres.CH,Cook-Book Fund; member Garden Club,Amer.Legion Aux,and a Bridge Club.Hobbies,Gardening,and genealogy.We Have 3 Daughters.#1 Charlotte Ruth Shields c 26 June 1922 att WCUNC,Grad on UNC.Art Major,Member Chi omega.She married 2 March 1949 Burton Franklin b 11 Jul 1920 som of Phillip and lena Ruth Franklin of Worchester,Mass. Burt is a Mechanical Engineer (Grd of Worchester PI) now with G.E. at Bridgeport,CONN. They recently moved to Westport,CONN,from Leaksville,NC where both were active in the Little theatre Group,Charlotte was in Jr Service League,and Burt in Jr Chamber of Commerce.
#2 Nancy Jane Shields b 3 Dec 1928 Att.Salem College Grad.of UNC Member Alpha Delta Pi,Att. Crofts Bus.Sch. She is Secretary of UNC.
#3 Julia Elizabeth Shields b 11 Mar 1933 att.Salem Coll.Grad 1954 of UNC.memeber Alpha Delta Pi,Pi Delta Pi,(French Hon) order of the Old Well and Phi Beta Kappa.She m 25 Jul 1954 Gerald Wilson Cook b 1 Oct 1932 son of Edna (Moser) and Paul Wilson Cook of Winston-Salem,NC Jerry is Grad of UNC where he was a Member of Sigma Chi,NROTC,Order of the Old Well,and Sec-Tres of ST.Govt.Rec'd his Com as Ensign USN,SC June 1954,as Lt.JG. Dec 1955 now stationed at San Diego Calif.
Hattie Margaret Herndon Listed as #2 b 22 May 1904 Grd Trinity College(Now Duke U) with Honors'was a Teacher for Several Years'She is active in Church Work,PTA,AAUW,YWCA,She m 27 Apri 1930 Joseph AtlasMcSwain,b 15 Apr 1905 Son of David and Mintie (Hudson) McSwain of Stanley Co,NC. Joe and Hattie Live in Dyrham NC,and Have 2 Sons. #1 Joseph Atlas McSwain b 18 Mar 1935 Att. Lees McRae Coll. is now in United States Army in Germany. @2 Richard Herndon McSwain b 10 June 1941 now in Jr,High. This Page 96-197 Finish.
Respectfully Richard McLaud.


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