John William Shepard

Male17 November 1860–13 October 1930

Brief Life History of John William

When John William Shepard was born on 17 November 1860, in Waldron, Scott, Arkansas, United States, his father, Charles Shepard, was 41 and his mother, Nancy Crenshaw, was 30. He married Nancy Jane Gilbreath in 1879, in Mansfield, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Montgomery, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Sulphur Springs, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 13 October 1930, at the age of 69.

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John William Shepard
Nancy Jane Gilbreath
Marriage: 1879
Charles R. Shepard
Elmer Shepard
Pearl Shepard
Carrie Bell Shepard
Dora M. Shepard
Harrison D. W. Shepard
Minnie L. Shepard
Grace Willard Shepard

Sources (2)

  • John W Shepard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Shepard, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1879Mansfield, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 21

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Shepherd .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of French Berger .

    Americanized form of French Chabot and Chaput .

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

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