John William Shepard

17 November 1860–13 October 1930 (Age 69)
Waldron, Scott, Arkansas, United States

The Life 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. He died on 13 October 1930, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John William Shepard
1860–1930
Nancy Jane Gilbreath
1863–1911
Marriage: 1879
Charles R. Shepard
1880–1939
Elmer Shepard
1898–1987
Pearl Shepard
1902–
Carrie B. Shepard
1884–
Dora M. Shepard
1887–1939
Harrison D. W. Shepard
1889–
Minnie L. Shepard
1892–1912
Grace Willard Shepard
1895–1963

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1879
Mansfield, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
children

(8)

    Charles R. Shepard

    Male1880–1939Male

    Carrie B. Shepard

    Female1884–Female

    Dora M. Shepard

    Female1887–1939Female

    Harrison D. W. Shepard

    Male1889–Male

    Minnie L. Shepard

    Female1892–1912Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Shepard

    Male1819–Male

    Nancy Crenshaw

    Female1830–Female

siblings

(7)

    M. E. Shepherd

    Female1848–Female

    Lucy Shepherd

    Female1850–Female

    M. J. Shepherd

    Female1852–Female

    Nancy Shepherd

    Female1854–Female

    Isabel Shepherd

    Female1856–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 1

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

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

1 English: variant spelling of Shepherd .2 Americanized form of some Jewish surname sounding like or meaning ‘shepherd’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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