Thomas Shepherd

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Shepherd was born about 1791, in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, his father, John Shepherd, was 25 and his mother, Ann, was 29. He married Ann Dawson on 5 June 1813, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Shepherd
1791–
Ann Dawson
1793–
Marriage: 5 June 1813
Mary L. Shepherd
1814–
Samuel Shepherd
1819–1891
Charles Shepherd
1821–
Elizabeth Shepherd
1816–1820
John Shepherd
1822–
Ann Shepherd
1827–1840
Edward Shepherd
1831–
William Shepherd
1833–

Sources (24)

  • Thomas Shephard, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Shepherd in entry for Ann Dawson, "England, Nottinghamshire, Church Records, 1578-1937"
  • Thomas Shepherd, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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1815

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1823

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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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