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Latest Activity: May 10, 2014

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William Shepherd Family in Georgia 9 Replies

New to Discussion Group.  JUst beginning research on family.  GGG Grandfather William Shepherd born May 1822  in North Carolina.  According to census records he was born in North Carolina in…Continue

Started by William H. Shepherd. Last reply by dianna cash sabido May 10, 2014.

Eugenia Jewel Shepherd b.Mar 1842 Mississippi, married David Williamson.

Greetings,  Looking for the parents of Eugenia Jewel Shepherd b.Mar 1842 Mississippi, married David Williamson.  Mother's maiden name is Buford.

Started by Cecile Hoffman Ellis Jul 28, 2010.

Parents of George Larkin Shepherd 1 Reply

I am looking for the parents of George Larkin Shepherd.  George was born 10 Sep 1885 in Paulding County Georgia and possibly may be linked with the Shepherds who worked at "Sligh's Pottery Mill &…Continue

Started by Angie. Last reply by robyn anderson Jul 12, 2010.

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Comment by Barbara Gallagher on May 14, 2012 at 2:39pm

I am looking for anyone else researching the Sheppard family of East Nottingham, Chester County, PA and surrounding area, including Cecil Co., MD after the Mason-Dixon line moved part of the land in southern Chester Co into Maryland. My line moved into the city of Chester in Pennsylvania after about 1850.

Comment by Jean Perera on July 8, 2010 at 7:26am
Sorry. I think I just sent an email to everyone in the group instead of commenting in this forum. My apologies. I didn't mean to do that.
Comment by Hope Glidden on May 5, 2010 at 6:54am
I do have a William Shepherd; however, all of my Shepherd kin (so far) are in Johnson County, Tennessee and the western counties of North Carolina.
Comment by Tom Shepherd on May 4, 2010 at 9:25pm
Hope, I see you are interested in the Shepherd name. If you happen to come across a William M. Shepherd, let me know.
Comment by Tom Shepherd on April 22, 2010 at 9:04am
If you ever come across William M., I'd be interested in knowing more. I'll let you know if I ever find anything else.
Comment by Corey Howard on April 21, 2010 at 10:06pm
Tom, I am fairly confident that there is a connection. I am looking for the actual note/document I am thinking of . . .What I CAN say is that the were four or five Shepherd brothers in my line who moved en masse to Ohio and settled there for a time. There are Williams in my direct line, but not a William M. However, I am sure you are familiar with the penchant for family names to be convoluted and repetitive.
Comment by Tom Shepherd on April 21, 2010 at 9:45pm
Corey, do you happen to have a William M. Shepherd in your data base? I haven't been able to go into the past beyond him. He was born in Ohio, so there could be a connection.
Comment by Corey Howard on April 21, 2010 at 7:25pm
I am a descendant of Daniel Shepherd, born in 1757 in Orange County, New York. He is recorded as buried in the Slate Hill Cemetery in Orange County, NY. His children moved to Ohio and his grandson Moses Trader Shepherd was an early pioneer in Spanish Fork, Utah. This Moses Shepherd is my fourth Great-grandfather.
Comment by Tom Shepherd on September 20, 2009 at 7:54pm
For some reason, Fred SHEPARD, a brother of my grandfather, changed the spelling of his last name from SHEPHERD. As far as I know, he was the only one to do so.
Comment by Tom Shepherd on September 20, 2009 at 9:28am
I hope someone will be able to help me out. I've hit a brick wall that I've tried to break through for several years. I have no information beyond William M. SHEPHERD, born about 1817 in Ohio. He married Mary Ann (surname unknown), who was born in Kentucky about 1824. Their children were Francis Marion (my great-grandfather), Jasper N., Sarah M., Mary E., Amanda E., and Mary L.

There is no mention of William M. after about 1857.

I'm hoping someone might know more about William's history.
 

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