Jonathan Shepherd

Maleabout 1758–

Brief Life History of Jonathan

When Jonathan Shepherd was born about 1758, in New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, William Shepherd, was 29 and his mother, Mary Wood, was 24.

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Family Time Line

William Shepherd
1730–1824
Mary Wood
1736–
Daniel Shepherd
1757–1814
Jonathan Shepherd
1758–
Abihail Shepherd
1760–1843
Moses Shepherd
1762–1840
John Shepherd
1764–
William Shepherd
1759–1843
David Shepherd
1760–1819
Joseph Shepherd
1763–1833

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  • Moses Trader Shepherd: His Family & His Ancestors

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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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