Eileen Emma Shepherd

4 April 1913–19 June 1980 (Age 67)
Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Eileen Emma

When Eileen Emma Shepherd was born on 4 April 1913, in Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Garnet Harold Shepherd, was 25 and her mother, Emma Hill, was 24. She married John Roberts on 5 March 1930, in New South Wales, Australia. She died on 19 June 1980, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

John Roberts
Eileen Emma Shepherd
Marriage: 5 March 1930

Spouse and Children

5 March 1930
New South Wales, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Garnet Harold Shepherd





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World Events (8)


Age 1

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 5

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 26

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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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