The SHIDA Clan (志田氏)
The SHIDA clan (Shidashi, Shidauji) is a Japanese clan. It is also written as 志駄氏.
The SHIDA clan of the MINAMOTO family
They are one family of Seiwa-Genji (the MINAMOTO clan), in which MINAMOTO no Tameyoshi's son Yoshihiro SHIDA identified himself as 'Saburo SHIDA' and became the originator. In the medieval age, during the time of Yoshiyasu SHIDA, a grandson of Yoshihiro, he became a retainer of the UESUGI clan in Echigo Province and later became a feudal retainer of the Yonezawa Domain.