Category Archives: Shields

Aunt Winnie’s Dog?

Another of the photos Kerry scanned is a slightly blurry image of a dog, with “‘Teddy’ Aunt Winnie’s dog” written across the bottom. And who, you might ask, is Aunt Winnie? She turns out to have been Winifred (Coleman) Shields. … Continue reading

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On this day, June 15

There are two notable anniversaries today. The first is relatively recent- it was on this day in 1966 that Isabelle F. Shields, our Aunt Belle, died. Mom was named after Aunt Belle, and like Mom, Aunt Belle was a teacher. … Continue reading

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On this day, November 25

Today is the 132d anniversary of the marriage of John W. Shields and Bridget Creegan in Providence. Bridget was the sister of Catherine Creegan, Mom and Uncle Bud’s maternal grandmother. John Shields was born in Northern Ireland in about 1846. … Continue reading

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