Sarah Shepard

2 March 1715–11 July 1756 (Age 41)
Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Shepard was born on 2 March 1715, in Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Isaac Shepard, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Fuller, was 36. She married John Allen on 13 May 1736, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 11 July 1756, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

John Allen
1713–1790
Sarah Shepard
1715–1756
Marriage: 13 May 1736
Sarah Allen
1736–
Samuel Allen
Lucy Allen
1742–1809
Eunice Allen
1744–
Samuel Allen
1745–
Ruth Allen
1747–1810
John Allen Jr.
1749–1824

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 May 1736
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

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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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Shepard, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Sarah Allen in entry for Ruth Allen, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Sarah Allen in entry for John Allen, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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