Eunice Shepard

Female28 October 1752–6 December 1790

Brief Life History of Eunice

When Eunice Shepard was born on 28 October 1752, in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Simon Shepard, was 21 and her mother, Rachel Spaulding, was 24. She married Captain Joseph Spalding Jr. before 1771, in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 6 December 1790, in Sheshequin, Sheshequin Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Athens Cemetery, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Joseph Spalding Jr.
1745–1832
Eunice Shepard
1752–1790
Marriage: before 1771
Wealthy Elizabeth Spalding
1771–1860
Rachel Spalding
1784–1868
John Spalding
1773–1852
Howard Spalding
1776–1857
Jared Spalding
1778–1863
Sarah or Sallie Spalding
1780–1846

Sources (5)

  • Eunice Shephard, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Eunice Shepard Spalding, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eunice Shephard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1771Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1776

    Age 24

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1778

    Age 26

    Oldest grave seen on memorials list

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 31

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Shepherd .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of French Berger .

    Americanized form of French Chabot and Chaput .

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

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