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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Family Time Line

Leander L Shepherd
1857–1936
Martha FrancIs Standley
1866–1938
John Ola Shepherd
1884–1964
Ella J Shepherd
1887–
Stella A Shepherd
1889–
Lena M Shepherd
1890–1969
Rye Mitchel Shepard
1894–1968
Hattie R Shepherd
1897–
Alice M Shepherd
1901–
Marvin R Shepherd
1904–1941

Parents and Siblings

    Leander L Shepherd

    Male1857–1936Male

    Martha FrancIs Standley

    Female1866–1938Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1884–1964Male

    Ella J Shepherd

    Female1887–Female

    Stella A Shepherd

    Female1889–Female

    Lena M Shepherd

    Female1890–1969Female

    Rye Mitchel Shepard

    Male1894–1968Male

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World Events (8)

1886

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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Sources (1)

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

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