John William Shepard

Brief Life History of John William

John William Shepard was born on 17 November 1860, in Waldron, Scott, Arkansas, United States as the son of ? and ?. He married Nancy Jane Gilbreath Shepard in 1879, in Mansfield, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Arkansas Post, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 13 October 1930, at the age of 69, and was buried in West Washita Cemetery, Washita, Montgomery, Arkansas, United States.

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

Sources (8)

  • John W Shepard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J W Shepherd, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • J. W. Shepherd in entry for Carrie Bell Chapmond, "Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973"

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World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries 1873: Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States; 1873: Garland, Arkansas, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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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