Maria Shields – Tombstone Inscriptions

Shields, Maria

Section 28.51

ID # 280261



To the Memory of

Maria Shields

Late consort of

William Shields

Who departed this life 24th March

1836 Aged25Years 2 Months

13 Days leaving a Husband, Son

and Daughter to lament

her loss


Tis God that lifts our comforts up

Or sinks them in the grave

He gives and blessed be his name

He takes but what he gave



1908 Plat: M. Shields Died 1836

                Section 28 SE Lot 2

1909 List: Lot owner Wm. Shields

Recorded 2005 withAddition(Smith 1908 & Garrett)

   except neither source listed the Epitaph


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After 2008 Restoration

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