Israel Sheppard

Brief Life History of Israel

When Israel Sheppard was born on 1 January 1842, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, William Shepherd, was 33 and his mother, Rachel Moore, was 34. He married Sarah Jane Pitman on 14 July 1865, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in New Castle, Wayne Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Wayne Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 49 years. He died on 23 August 1929, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Beallsville, Sunsbury Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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Israel Sheppard
Sarah Jane Pitman
Marriage: 14 July 1865
William T Shepard
Laura B. Shepherd
Anna May Shepard

Sources (22)

  • Israel Sheppard in household of Andrew Sheppard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Israel Shepherd, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Isreal Shepard, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Shepherd .

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

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