George D. DeShields was born in Virginia in 1835. At the time of the 1880 Census he was residing in Washington, D.C. The household consisted of his wife, Jennie A. DeShields, age 26 and born in New York; their son, George D. DeShields, Jr., age 6 and born in Washington, D.C.; their daughter, Margaret E. DeShields, age 4 and born in Washington, D.C.; thier daughter, Jennie DeShields, age 1 and born in Washington, D.C.; a boarder, Margaret E. Foster, age 45 and born in New York; a servant, Katie M. Taylor, age 22 and born in Pennsylvania; and a servant, Julia Williams, age 45 and born in Virginia. His occupation was listed as clerk in a hotel.
DESHIELDS, GEORGE D
SGT CAPT COOPERS CO CSA
- DATE OF DEATH: 11/27/1918
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 185-A
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