John Sheppard

1780–1817 (Age 37)
Fredericktown, Cecil, Maryland, United States

The Life of John

When John Sheppard was born in 1780, in Fredericktown, Cecil, Maryland, United States, his father, John Sheppard III, was 43 and his mother, Mary Ann Hudson, was 25. He married Susanna Kirk in 1810, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mechanic Valley, Cecil, Maryland, United States in 1800. He died in 1817, in Cecil, Maryland, United States, at the age of 37.

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John Sheppard
Susanna Kirk
Marriage: 1810
Sarah Sheppard
Elizabeth Sheppard
Benjamin Kirk Sheppard

Spouse and Children

Maryland, United States


    Sarah Sheppard


    Elizabeth Sheppard



Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Age 11

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Shepherd .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Shepard, "United States Census, 1800"
  • 1830 United States Federal Census
  • 1820 United States Federal Census

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