Jesse Franklin Shepherd

1874–1953 (Age 79)
Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Jesse Franklin

When Jesse Franklin Shepherd was born in 1874, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, James Madison Shepherd, was 47 and his mother, Ira Ann Knight, was 39. He had at least 2 sons with Maud G.. He lived in Blue Springs, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1953, at the age of 79, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Franklin Shepherd
Maud G.
Elton Shepherd
Claud M Shepherd

Spouse and Children



    Elton Shepherd


    Claud M Shepherd


Parents and Siblings

    James Madison Shepherd


    Ira Ann Knight




    John M. Shepherd


    Margaret J. Shepherd


    Mary C. Shepherd


    James Albert Shepherd



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Frank Shepherd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse Shepard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jess F Shepherd, "United States Census, 1920"

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