John Shepherd

16 February–6 November 2002 (Age 1)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of John

John Shepherd was born in Mississippi, United States. He married June Brinson. He died on 6 November 2002, in Orange, Texas, United States.

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John Shepherd
–2002
June Brinson
1931–2005
Marriage: 28 December

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 December

World Events (3)

1886

Age -115

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age -115

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age -94

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English schepherde ‘shepherd’ (composed of words meaning ‘sheep’ + ‘herdsman’ or ‘guardian’), hence an occupational name for a shepherd. This English form of the name has absorbed cognates and equivalents from several other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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