Biography of Andrew Shepardson
ANDREW SHEPARDSON – His lifetime spent in the town of his birth, Andrew Shephardson, who passed away but a few short years ago, left behind him a name respected in the community for his industry and his upright character. A son of David and Emily (Grout) Shepardson, he was the fourth of seven children as follows: Zorabia, Martha, Osmer, Andrew, of whom further; Henry, James and David.
Andrew Shepardson was born March 9, 1842, at Warwick, Massachusetts, and was educated in the district schools of his native town. On the completion of his education he found employment driving teams, and remained in that occupation all his life, which he spent in Warwick, dying there on April 23, 1920. He was a public spirited man, and always took an active part in community affairs, making for himself a place in the affectionate esteem of his fellows.
Andrew Shepardson married Elmira Hammond, daughter of Joel and Sena (Higgins) Hammond (see Hammond VI), and they are the parents of one child, Flora, who married Lucas Leslie Shovan, and they were the parents of two children: Grace, there being also a son, Willie, by a former marriage.