Marsella T Shephard

Female23 September 1859–23 July 1952

Brief Life History of Marsella T

When Marsella T Shephard was born on 23 September 1859, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Wilkinson Shepherd, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Ann Lawrence, was 30. She lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870 and Whitpain Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 July 1952, in Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Whitemarsh, Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wilkinson Shepherd
Sarah Ann Lawrence
Franklin W. Shepherd
Marsella T Shephard
Cyrene W Shepherd
Harry Wilkinson Shepherd

Sources (8)

  • Marcelle Shepherd in household of Cyrene Shepherd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marcella T Shepherd, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 2

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Age 27

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Shepherd .

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

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