Joseph Russell Shepherd

18 March 1865–28 January 1935 (Age 69)
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph Russell

When Joseph Russell Shepherd was born on 18 March 1865, in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Shepherd, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Tracey, was 34. He married Rose Budge on 25 September 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States for about 30 years and Idaho, United States in 1935. He died on 28 January 1935, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Russell Shepherd
Rose Budge
Marriage: 25 September 1884
Joseph Russell Shepherd
Alfred William Shepherd
Clarence Shepherd
David Shepherd
Eva Roselle Shepherd
Harold Shepherd
Earl Shepherd
Louise Shepherd
Celia Shepherd
Ruth Shepherd

Spouse and Children

25 September 1884
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 4

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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Joseph Russell Shepherd

JOSEPH RUSSELL SHEPHERD I was born in the village of Brockenhurst, a small country place situated in the New Forest, Hampshire, England, on the 18th day of March in the …

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Russell Shepherd, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joseph Russell Shepherd, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Joseph R Shepherd, "United States Census, 1930"

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