Charles Shepard

about 1784–before 1890 (Age 106)
Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Charles

Charles Shepard was born about 1784, in Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States. He married Mercy Ford about 1815. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died before 1890, at the age of 105.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Charles Shepard
1784–1890
Mercy Ford
1787–1829
Marriage: about 1815
Ambrose Spencer Shepard
1810–1846
Herod C Shepard
1818–1884
Sidney Ford Shepard
1821–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1815
children

(3)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 13

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1812

Age 28

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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 (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Charles.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.