John Ola Shepherd

7 August 1884–September 1964 (Age 80)
Leslie Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Ola

When John Ola Shepherd was born on 7 August 1884, in Leslie Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States, his father, Leander L Shepherd, was 27 and his mother, Martha FrancIs Standley, was 17. He lived in Combs Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died in September 1964, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 80.

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Leander L Shepherd
Martha FrancIs Standley
John Ola Shepherd
Ella J Shepherd
Stella A Shepherd
Lena M Shepherd
Rye Mitchel Shepard
Hattie R Shepherd
Alice M Shepherd
Marvin R Shepherd

Parents and Siblings

    Leander L Shepherd


    Martha FrancIs Standley





    Ella J Shepherd


    Stella A Shepherd


    Lena M Shepherd


    Rye Mitchel Shepard


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 20

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English schepherde ‘shepherd’ (composed of words meaning ‘sheep’ + ‘herdsman’ or ‘guardian’), hence an occupational name for a shepherd. This English form of the name has absorbed cognates and equivalents from several other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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  • John O Shepherd in household of Leander L Shepherd, "United States Census, 1900"

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