Louise Sheppard Jones

Female13 June 1882–19 October 1969

Brief Life History of Louise Sheppard

When Louise Sheppard Jones was born on 13 June 1882, in South Carolina, United States, her father, James Bolivar Jones, was 28 and her mother, Anna L Sheppard, was 29. She married William Louie James on 24 June 1908, in Ridge Spring, Saluda, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Chick Springs Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 19 October 1969, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Greer, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Louie James
Louise Sheppard Jones
Marriage: 24 June 1908
William Louie James Jr.
Sheppard Jones James
Anna Louise James

Sources (11)

  • Louise James in household of W S James, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Louise Shepherd Jones - Individual or family possessions: birth: 13 June 1882; Trenton, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
  • Louisa Sheppard James in entry for William Louie James, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1908Ridge Spring, Saluda, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 4

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 24

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.

    English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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