Jonathan Shepardson

1802–1875 (Age 72)
Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Shepardson was born on 23 November 1802, in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Shepardson, was 27 and his mother, Prudence Cook, was 23. He married Nancy Joseph on 29 March 1825, in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years. In 1850, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as . He died on 18 January 1875, in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Shepardson
1802–1875
Nancy Joseph
1804–1869
Marriage: 29 March 1825
Quincy Adams Shepardson
1826–1863
Jonathan Shepardson
1835–1837
Lucius Franklin Shepardson
1829–1904
Joseph H. Shepardson
1832–1917
Mary Caroline Shepardson
1837–1906
Sarah Maria Shepardson
1839–1855
Charles E. Shepardson
1841–
Erastus A. Shepardson
1846–1867

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 March 1825
Royalston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(8)

  • Male1826–1863Male

  • Lucius Franklin Shepardson

    Male1829–1904Male

  • Joseph H. Shepardson

    Male1832–1917Male

  • Jonathan Shepardson

    Male1835–1837Male

  • Female1837–1906Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Shepherd .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jonathan Shepardson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Mr. Jonathan Shepardson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Jon A Shepardson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

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