Sarah Rebecca Foxworthy

Brief Life History of Sarah Rebecca

When Sarah Rebecca Foxworthy was born on 26 November 1866, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, her father, James Daniel Foxworthy, was 46 and her mother, Rhoda Jane Corn, was 42. She married Reverend James S Shepherd on 10 April 1882, in Daviess, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States in 1900 and Weld, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 26 July 1932, in Eaton, Weld, Colorado, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Eaton Cemetery, Eaton, Weld, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reverend James S Shepherd
1857–1922
Sarah Rebecca Foxworthy
1866–1932
Marriage: 10 April 1882
Clarence Leonard Shephard
1886–1903
Ruth Foxworthy Sheppard
1892–1947
Paul Richard Sheppard
1894–1963
Percival E Sheppard
1897–
Naomi L Sheppard
1898–
Ernest J Sheppard
1900–
John Milton Sheppard
1900–1970
Marion Frederick Sheppard
1903–1974
Faith E Sheppard
1905–
Sherman S Sheppard
1906–2002

Sources (8)

  • Sarah R Sheppard in household of James Sheppard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah R Foxworthy Sheppard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Foxworthy in entry for John M Sheppard, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1867 · Denver Becomes a temporary capital

In 1867, Denver City becomes the Capital of the Territory of Colorado.

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Foxworthy in Lustleigh, probably from an Old English personal name Færoc + Old English worthig ‘enclosure’.

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

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