Josie Shields

#102, b. 5 March 1891
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  • Note: Josie Shields Note that her older sister Catherine's baptism lists her mother as Mary McCue which is very similar to Josie's godfather's surname McKew. Was Morris remarried after having Catherine?1
  • Birth*: She was born on 5 March 1891 at Baltimore, MD, US.2
  • She was the daughter of Maurice Shields and Mary McCarthy.
  • Christening: Josie Shields was christened on 22 March 1891 at St. Brigid's Church, Baltimore, MD, US; gp: Thomas McKew & Margaret Cosgrove.2
  • (Witness) Census: She witnessed the census of Maurice Shields and Mary McCarthy in 1900 at 2423 Fait Ave., Baltimore, MD, US, ;
    Shields, Morris May 1860 40 M 18 imm 1881, 19 yrs in US, marine fireman IRE/IRE/IRE owned house with mortgage
         Mary Jan 1858 42 M 18 imm 1881, 19 yrs in US IRE/IRE/IRE 7 children, 4 living
         Katie Aug 1884 15 MD saleslady
         Josie Mar 1891 9 MD school
         Nellie May 1893 7 MD
         Morris Aug 1896 3 MD.3
  • Communion1*: Josie Shields received First Holy Communion on 24 May 1903 at St. Brigid's Church, Baltimore, MD, US.1
  • Confirmation*: She was confirmed on 11 June 1905 at St. Brigid's Church, Baltimore, MD, US; First Holy Communion: 24 May 1903
    Confirmation name: Cecilia.1


  1. [S1] Church Records (Baltimore, MD: St. Brigid's Catholic Church); Maryland State Archives.
  2. [S57] Baptism Records, Film M1634 (Englewood, NJ: St. Brigid's Catholic Church, 1872-1896).
  3. [S34] 1900 US Federal Census (Population Schedule), Maryland, Baltimore, ED76 (Database online, Provo, UT:, 2004), sheet 3, dwelling 44, family 65, line 79;, subscription database, (Digital scan of original records in the National Archives, Washington, DC).