Catherine Shields
(1819-1900)

 

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Robert McKnight (McNaught)

Catherine Shields

  • Born: 27 Apr 1819, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Marriage: Robert McKnight (McNaught) about 1848
  • Died: 16 Oct 1900, Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah at age 81
  • Buried: 19 Oct 1900, Plot: Sec: A Lot: 90 Grave: 8, Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 1870, Utah, Wasatch County, Heber City, Image 2 of 17. Age 57 yrs., keeping house.

Census, 1880, Utah, Wasatch County, Heber City, District 90, Image 4 of 26. Age 61 yrs., keeping house. Father born Ireland, mother born Ireland.

Census, 1900, Utah, Wasatch County, Heber Township, District 171, Image 12 of 35, Robert McKnight. Age 81 yrs., married 52 yrs., mother of 6 children, 2 children living.

Obituary, Oct 1900, Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah. Mrs. Catherine Shields McNaught died at her home Tuesday morning of old age. She was born in Glasgow Scotland, April 27, 1819 and was married to her first husband in 1837. She came to America in 1857 settling first in Pennsylvania. There she married Robert McNaught and in 1862 they came to Utah. Two years later they came to this valley and settled at Heber. She was the mother of six children, three boys and three girls. Two of her sons are still living - George Murry, her oldest son, and Robert McNight her youngest son. She left 15 grand children and 7 great grand children.
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We, in behalf of the relatives of our mother, wish to thank all those who so kindly assisted us during the death and burial of our mother.

George Murry
Robert McNight


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Catherine married Robert McKnight (McNaught) about 1848. (Robert McKnight (McNaught) was born on 1 Jan 1803 in Drakemyre, Scotland, died on 14 Jun 1900 in Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah and was buried in Plot: Sec: A Lot: 90 Grave: 7, Heber City Cemetery, Wasatch County, Utah.)



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