Caroline Josephine "Josie" Sheperd

Female1 April 1844–2 December 1934

Brief Life History of Caroline Josephine "Josie"

When Caroline Josephine "Josie" Sheperd was born on 1 April 1844, in Taylor, Georgia, United States, her father, Wiley B. Shepherd Jr, was 32 and her mother, Rebecca Collier Mackey, was 20. She married John H Layfield on 4 July 1860, in Taylor, Georgia, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Falls, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 2 December 1934, in Terry, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Seagraves, Gaines, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Van Buren Apperson
Caroline Josephine "Josie" Sheperd
Marriage: 10 August 1865
Huldah Apperson
Laura M. Apperson
Joseph Melton Apperson

Sources (17)

  • Josephine Layfield in household of James Bachelor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Josephine Layfield, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Jossie Apperson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 August 1865Taylor, Georgia, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1852: Taylor, Georgia, United States

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 24

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Shepherd .

    Americanized form of French Chaput .

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

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