Jeter Blenevon Shepherd

17 June 1907–5 February 1970 (Age 62)
Stocksville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jeter Blenevon

When Jeter Blenevon Shepherd was born on 17 June 1907, in Stocksville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Taylor Shepherd, was 32 and his mother, Margret Jane Shephard, was 31. He married Ruth May Arrowood on 21 December 1930, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Ivy Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 5 February 1970, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Jeter Blenevon Shepherd
Ruth May Arrowood
Marriage: 21 December 1930

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21 December 1930
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • Jeter B Shepherd in household of Henry T Shepherd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geter Shepard in household of Tailar Shepard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeter B Shepherd in household of Henry G Shepherd, "United States Census, 1910"

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