Adelia Shepard

1815–Female
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Adelia

When Adelia Shepard was born in 1815, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Benjamin Shepard, was 41 and her mother, Clarissa Gates, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Shepard
1774–1852
Clarissa Gates
1780–1831
Daniel Shepard
1800–
Cynthia Shepard
1813–1831
Ransom Benson Shepherd
1803–1885
Royal Shepard
1804–1888
Clarisa Shepard
1806–1892
Mary Shepard
1808–1867
Harriet Shepherd
1810–
Russell Shepard
1814–
Adelia Shepard
1815–
Silas B. Shepherd
1817–
Maria Elizabeth Sheperd
1821–1885
Louisa Shepherd
1822–
Harriet Shepard
1826–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 14

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Shepherd .2 Americanized form of some Jewish surname sounding like or meaning ‘shepherd’.

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

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