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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Reverend James S Shepherd
Sarah Rebecca Foxworthy
Marriage: 10 April 1882
Clarence Leonard Shephard
Ruth Foxworthy Sheppard
Paul Richard Sheppard
Percival E Sheppard
Naomi L Sheppard
Ernest J Sheppard
John Milton Sheppard
Marion Frederick Sheppard
Faith E Sheppard
Sherman S Sheppard

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"

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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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.


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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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