Joel R Sheppard

1810–November 1848 (Age 38)
Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Joel R

When Joel R Sheppard was born in 1810, in Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, his father, John Hartwell Sheppard Sr, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Wicker, was 37. He died in November 1848, in his hometown, at the age of 38, and was buried in Old Bethel Cemetery, Jackson, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hartwell Sheppard Sr
1765–1836
Nancy Wicker
1773–1843
Jemina Sheppard
1792–1857
Hannah Shepard Ferguson
1794–1873
Mary Ann (Polly) Sheppard
1795–1830
Dorcas Amanda C Sheppard
1797–1876
William Sheppard
1799–1821
John Hartwell Sheppard Jr
1801–1866
Sarah Sheppard
1804–1870
Eunice Sheppard
1805–1865
Elisha W Sheppard
1809–1846
Joel R Sheppard
1810–1848
Nathaniel W Sheppard
1814–1836
Isaac Newton Sheppard
1816–1886
Arena Adeline Sheppard
1821–1847
Nancy Marzilla Sheppard
1823–1847
Thomas G Sheppard
1826–1846

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World Events (7)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1821

Age 11

Missouri is the 24th state

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shepherd .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Joel R Sheppard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joel R Sheppard in the Missouri, Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988

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