- Birth Date
- 16 March 1830
- Death Date
- 6 December 1915
Robert Cunningham Shields
Birth date is confirmed by his death certificate and Find A Grave website.
- Age at Departure: 22
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1860 Utah Census, Tooele County.
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- Find a Grave
- "Robert Shields a Worthy Pioneer of Tooele Passes Away," Tooele Transcript , 17 Dec. 1895.