Ellen Shepherd

Female12 May 1845–15 December 1928

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Shepherd was born on 12 May 1845, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Shepherd, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Wragg, was 25. She married Sanford Allred on 18 October 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 15 December 1928, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sanford Allred
Ellen Shepherd
Marriage: 18 October 1869
Sanford Eugene Allred
Ed Allred
Joseph Albert Allred
Mary Ellen Allred
Anenia Charlote Allred
Myron Oscar Allred
Lester Allred
Lester Grant Allred
Cyrus Edward Allred
Samuel Bert Allred

Sources (29)

  • Ellan Allred in household of Sanford Allred, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna E Robinson in entry for Don Thurber Allred, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Ellen Allred in household of Sanford Allred, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 22

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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

    Biography for Joseph Shepherd     

    Joseph Shepherd was born 31 August 1818 at Darnall, Yorkshire, England, and was the son of John Shepherd and Charlotte Moody.     Joseph was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain …

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