born: 1770 in Nottaway, Henry
died: 1820 in Georgia
Possibly related to the Samuel Shields referenced in the document of 4 April 1820, Morgan County, Georgia:
Whereas in obedience to a write of Fieri facias issued out of the Superior Court of the County of Morgan at the suit of SAMUEL SHIELDS against Edmund Ramsey, Smith Haynes and John Haynes, I Rueben Mann Sheriff of the county aforesaid, did lately seize the tract of land hereinafter described as the property of the said John Haynes and after being duly and publickly advertized agreeable to law, did on the fourth day of April in the year Eighteen hundred and twenty, at the place of publick sales in the said county of Morgan opened the land to publick outcry, where Samuel Shields being the highest bidder the same was knocked off to him at the price & sum of two hundred & twelve dollars ....
Joseph Shields, son of Samuel, settled in Oglethorpe County, where John A. Haynes, father of John Haynes who married Nancy Shields, died. There is a land sale from John Haynes to a William Walker in Oglethorpe County in 1796.
Also note that Nancy names a son Samuel.
1820 Morgan County, Georgia, Census: Samuel Shields with 1 male under 10, 1 male 26-45, 1 female under 10, 4 females 10-16, 2 females 16-26, 6 slaves.
1830 Morgan County, Georgia, Census: Samuel Shields with 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50; 1 female 15-20.
Father: possibly Samuel
Spouse: John Haynes
1. Nancy Haynes
2. John Haynes (m. Ann M. Simmons)
3. Smith Haynes (m. Martha Towler)
4. Samuel Haynes (m. // Dean)
5. Carrie Haynes (m. John Reeves)
6. Elizabeth Ann Haynes (m. William Pearson)
7. James Madison Haynes (m. Lurana Mooty Floyd)