Anne (Annie) Shields

#52, b. 24 July 1905, d. 3 December 1910
Anne (Annie) Shields|b. 24 Jul 1905\nd. 3 Dec 1910|p52.htm|John Shields|b. 16 Oct 1861\nd. 9 Sep 1922|p14.htm|Mary Frances Wheeler|b. 4 Jun 1868\nd. 30 May 1926|p15.htm|John Sheil|b. b 18 Jan 1815\nd. 27 Oct 1884|p28.htm|Johanna Morrissey|b. 1821\nd. 22 Dec 1910|p29.htm|John (Whelehan) Wheeler|b. 1843\nd. 9 Aug 1886|p30.htm|Bridget Rodehen|b. 1844\nd. b 1900|p31.htm|
  • Birth*: Anne (Annie) Shields was born on 24 July 1905 at Baltimore, MD, US; Birth cert: Idx CR48,446; SR3436 **NOT FOUND**.1
  • She was the daughter of John Shields and Mary Frances Wheeler.1
  • Baptism: Anne (Annie) Shields was baptized on 6 August 1905 at St. Martin's Church, Baltimore, MD, US; St. Martin's;Annan b.24 Jul 1905 to Joanne Shields & Francesca Wheeler
    gp: William and Julia Walton; Rev. D.M.McCormick.2
  • (Daughter) Census: She appeared on the census of 1910 at 30 S. Carrollton Ave., Baltimore, MD, US, with her parent(s) John Shields and Mary Frances Wheeler;
    Shields, John 49 IRE/IRE/IRE imm 1884, married 16 years, rented, florist for private family
         Frances T. (W) 40 NJ/NJ/IRE, 6/6 children total
         Frances C. (D) 15 MD/IRE/NJ candymaker in factory
         John Jr. (S) 13 MD/IRE/NJ
         Mary H. (D) 11 MD/IRE/NJ
         Josie (D) 9 MD/IRE/NJ
         Arthur (S) 7 MD/IRE/NJ
         Anna (D) 5 MD/IRE/NJ.3
  • Death*: Anne (Annie) Shields died on 3 December 1910 at 30 S. Carrollton Ave., Baltimore, MD, US, at age 5 due to influenza - nephritis. The undertaker was John J. Fields; 1200 W. Lombard Street. Her death notice was in the Baltimore Sun, Dec 5, 1910 mentioning only her name and age.1,4
  • Burial*: She was buried on 4 December 1910 at New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, US; Reburied Sep 22, 1911; originally in single plot in sec BB. Annie was the first to be buried in the SHIELDS family plot - 614TT.
    The layout of the plot is as follows:

    Arthur P. Shields Annie Kathryn Gibson Margaret Shields

    1970 - 7th 1910 - 1st 1938 - 4th 1980 - 8th
              SHIELDS MARKER

    Andrew M. Gibson Helen Gibson John Shields Frances Shields

    1957 - 6th 1955 - 5th 1922 - 2nd 1926 - 3rd

    Virgin Mary statue: Our Darling Annie Shields Born July 24, 1905 Died Dec. 3, 1910.
    Her tombstone may be seen here.1,5


  1. [S52] Annie Shields, Certificate of Death, Registered No. 38622 (3 Dec 1910) (Baltimore, MD: Health Department - City of Baltimore, Dec 1910); Maryland State Archives.
  2. [S144] Baptism Records, Films M2654-5 (Baltimore, MD: St. Martin's Catholic Church, 1880-1905), 1902-?, #150; Maryland State Archives.
  3. [S302] 1910 US Federal Census (Population Schedule), MD, Baltimore City, 18 Ward, ED300 (Database online, Provo, UT:, 2004, Census as of 15 April 1910), sheet 2A, dwelling 24, family 25 (image 5);, subscription database, (Digital scan of original records in the National Archives, Washington, DC).
  4. [S141] Annie Shields, Obituary, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD, 5 Dec 1910; Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD, US.
  5. [S101] Cemetery Marker (Irvington, Baltimore, MD: New Cathedral Cemetery), Records, photographs.