Rogue's Gallery
Frank's Files
Photos
About Frank's Files

Francis
                James Shields
Francis
                James Shields Francis
                James Shields
Name:
Francis James Shields II
Nickname/AKA:
Grandpop, FJS2
Born:
10/20/1857, Ft Lancaster TX
Died
12/25/1946, Brooklyn NY
Spouse(s):
10/04/1881: Dora Murphy
Parents:
Francis Shields, Mary Cunniff
Siblings:
Edward Patrick Shields, Margaret Elizabeth Shields, Thomas Michael Shields
Children:
Joseph Edward Shields, Francis James "Chief" Shields
Other Relatives:

Friends:

Military History:

Education

Personal History:
In 1922, Dora purchased 244 87th Street house in Brooklyn. By 1934, Grandpop's signature is appearing on legal documents relating to the property.
Notable Documents:
  • 29 - Letter from Gen to Frank in May, 1945 describes a significant nose bleed that Grandpop had, requiring medical attention. 
  • 346 - Chief describes Grandpop's demeanor and mental clarity verses Dora's delusions.
  • 542 - September 1943 letter from Gen to Dot describing some of the interaction between Grandpop & Dora.
  • 1154 - Grandpop wrote to Dora from Deer Island, Me. in 1880.
Address(s)
1880 Census: Family lines 24-27; No address given.
1892 Census: Family lines 20-23 (numbers not shown). No address given.

189? - ?: 89th St. & Fifth Ave. 8905 Fifth Ave, Brooklyn NY
1900 Census: Family on lines 21-24
1905 Census: Family on lines 40-42
1920 Census: Family on lines 1&2

1922 - Death: 244 87th St.,
1930 Census: Family on lines 67 & 68
1940 Census Page: Family on lines 62-70
Other Info:
Geneanet.org family tree

Grandpop's Death Notice from 12/26/1946 Brooklyn Eagle.

findagrave.com link





Rogue's Gallery
Frank's Files
Photos
About Frank's Files

copyright 2014-2018 Francis J. Shields