Floyd A. Shepard

about 1870–
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Floyd A.

When Floyd A. Shepard was born about 1870, in Minnesota, United States, his father, William Shepard, was 39 and his mother, Julia Ann Bettis, was 33.

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Family Time Line

William Shepard
1831–1907
Julia Ann Bettis
1837–1903
William Roland Shepard
1860–1917
Floyd A. Shepard
1870–
Joseph Hollis Shepard
1866–1924
William P. Shepard Jr.
1868–1940
Isalona Ann Shepard
1875–1908

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 14

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Shepherd .2 Americanized form of some Jewish surname sounding like or meaning ‘shepherd’.

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

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  • Floyd A Sheppard in household of William Sheppard, "United States Census, 1870"

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