Harriet Elizabeth Luna

Female22 August 1837–8 January 1916

Brief Life History of Harriet Elizabeth

When Harriet Elizabeth Luna was born on 22 August 1837, in Marshall, Tennessee, United States, her father, Elisha Marion Luna, was 18 and her mother, Eliza Barnett Gray, was 18. She married Harvey N. Sheppard on 14 July 1853, in Fulton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Bridges Township, Ozark, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Jackson Township, Ozark, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 8 January 1916, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey N. Sheppard
Harriet Elizabeth Luna
Marriage: 14 July 1853
Mary Eliza Sheppard
George Sheppard
Sarah Ann Sheppard
Martha C. Sheppard
Missouri Jane Sheppard
Lucinda Elizabeth Sheppard
James F. Sheppard
William Marion Sheppard
Cora Janette or " Nettie" Sheppard
Benjamin Jasper Sheppard

Sources (17)

  • Harriett E Sheppard in household of H N Sheppard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet Looney, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Harriett E Sheppard, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1853Fulton, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4



    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries 1841: Jasper County was created 29 January 1841 from Newton County.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 25

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Carlos, Jesus, Raul, Jorge, Pedro, Miguel, Ruben, Mario.

    Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the places called Luna in Zaragoza, Araba/Álava, and León provinces. Compare De Luna .

    Jewish (Sephardic): from the female personal name Luna (Spanish luna ‘moon’).

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

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