Julia Ann Shepherd

24 March 1829–10 May 1899 (Age 70)
Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Shepherd was born on 24 March 1829, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Shepherd, was 38 and her mother, Roxalana Ray, was 34. She married Sidney Tanner on 1 December 1846, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 10 May 1899, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Tanner
Julia Ann Shepherd
Marriage: 1 December 1846
Julia Ann Tanner
Albert Miles Tanner
Henry Martin Tanner
Naomi Ruth Tanner
Samuel A. Tanner
Shepherd Leroy Tanner
Rollin Ray Tanner
Walter Wate Tanner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1846Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 7
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 31
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): occupational name from Middle English schepeherde ‘shepherd’ (Old English scēaphyrde, scēap‐weard).Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘shepherd’, for example German and Jewish Schäfer (see Schaefer ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Rollins Don Carlos Shepherd; December 8, 1830 – December 25, 1909. Married first Wife Sarah Elizabeth Smithson – January 1, 1852 in San Bernardino California. Married Second Wife Sarah Elizabeth Harris - April 10, 1877 in Saint George, Utah. Married...

    Rollins Don Carlos Shepherd December 8, 1830 – December 25, 1909 Compiled by Rick & Evelyn McConkie – 2012 The following story draws largely on selected parts of the “Shepherd Family History, 1605-19 …

    Sources (35)

    • Julia Ann Shepherd in entry for Walter Wate Tanner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Julia Shepherd in household of Samuel Shepherd, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Julia Shepherd in entry for Rollin Ray Tanner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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