Surname: Shepherd

Captain McGehee, G. M. D. No. 673, Harrisonville District

Captain McGehee, G. M. D. No. 673, Harrisonville District Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Allen, James A. Allen, John A. Allen, Matthew Arnold, John Bailey, Jeremiah Bailey, Joseph Bailey, William Baley, James W. Barnes, Micajah R. Beck, Jacob Bird, John Black, Joseph Brooks, Biving Brooks, Julius H. Brown, Robert W. Bruster, Sheriff Bryant, Ransom R. Butt, Frederick A. Cardin, Jesse Cardwell, James Cardwell, John Cawsey, Absalom Cawsey, William Chapman, Berry Clark, John Cobb, Samuel B. Coney, William Cook, Philip Cox, Thomas W. Dewberry, Giles Dewberry, John Duke, John M. Duke, Thomas Duncan, Nathaniel Edwards, Asa Evans, William G. Ford, Bartholomew Ford, Jesse Freel, Howell Fuller, David Furgerson, William Galding, Robert Germany, Augustus B. Germany, John P. Glenn, James, Esq. Goode, James S. Goode, Mackarness Gray, Thomas Greer, Henry Grice, Larry Hallsey, Benjamin L. Harrist, Archibald M. Harrist, Daniel Harrist, John Harrist, Thomas M. Hewston, James Hightower, Arnold Holderfield, John Holsey, Benjamin W. Holt, Thomas S. Horn, Joshua Howell, Philip Hutchins, Littleberry Jennings, Coleman Jennings, James...

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to...

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Narrative of Robert Eastburn – Indian Captivities

A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings, as well as wonderful and surprising deliverances, of Robert Eastburn, during his late captivity among the Indians. Written by Himself. Published at the earnest request of many persons, for the benefit of the Public. With a recommendatory Preface by the Rev. Gilbert Tennent. Psalms 24, 6, 7, and 193, 2, 4. Philadelphia: Printed. Boston: Reprinted and sold by Green & Russell, opposite the Probate Office in Queen street, 1753. Preface Candid Reader: The author (and subject) of the ensuing narrative (who is a deacon of our church, and has been so for many years) is of such an established good character, that he needs no recommendation of others where he is known; a proof of which was the general joy of the inhabitants of this city, occasioned by his return from a miserable captivity; together with the readiness of divers persons to contribute to the relief of himself and necessitous family, without any request of his, or the least motion of that tendency. But seeing the following sheets are like to spread into many places where he is not known, permit me to say that, upon long acquaintance, I have found him to be a person of candor, integrity, and sincere piety, whose testimony may with safety be depended upon; which give his narrative the greater weight, and may induce...

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Biography of George B. Shepherd

GEORGE B. SHEPHERD. This gentleman is one of the prosperous farmers and successful merchants of Stone County, Missouri, and has resided here since 1871, coming thither from the vicinity of Terre Haute, Indiana He was born in Floyd County, Kentucky, August 31, 1832, and was a son of David and Lucretia (Hale) Shepherd, both of whom were natives of Lee County, Virginia They were among the early pioneers of the Blue Grass State, and made their settlement at the head of Licking River where they improved a farm, and where the father also followed the-calling of a stone mason and did considerable contracting in this line in Louisville and other large cities of Kentucky. He died in that State when nearly one hundred years old, having been a Henry Clay Whig throughout life. He became possessed of a considerable amount of worldly goods and was the owner of a good farm and mill, which at the time of his death came into the possession of his children, who are named as follows: Abram, John, Benjamin, Dicey, Elizabeth, Bryce H., Jacob, David, George B. and Polly. John, Bryce H., George B. and Polly are the surviving members of this family. After the death of their mother the father took a second wife and by her had two children who are now living on the old homestead in Kentucky. The parents...

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Biography of Joseph R. Shepherd

This is an age when the young man is prominent. He is at the head of many important enterprises and is bringing others to the front which ire bound to startle very many who have permitted themselves to be buried under superannuated ideas. At an age when the average business man of two generations ago was considered but a child, the boys of the end of the century have acquired the foundation of a practical knowledge of successful business methods, and with broad ideas, in harmony with the spirit and opportunities of the age, are planning their work for the future with a view to achieving success and retiring early in life. The west is full of young businessmen, and Idaho has its share of those who have made their marks early in life. One of these, the narrative of whose career will serve as an illustration pertinent to these remarks, is Mayor Shepherd of the city of Paris. Joseph R. Shepherd was born in Hampshire, England, March 18, 1865, a son of William and Mary Ann (Tracy) Shepherd. His parents came of old English stock, and his father was a shoemaker by trade. They became converts to the doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and in 1877 they emigrated to this country, bringing with them their ten children, and located at Paris, Bear...

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Biographical Sketch of Arthur Bishop Shepherd

Shepherd, Arthur Bishop; electric machinery and building materials; born Troy, N. Y., Nov. 29, 1871; son of William A. and Martha Vail Shepard; educated, St. Paul School, Garden City, L. I.; Columbian University, Washington, D. C.; Massachusetts, Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass.; married, New York City, September, 1900, Gertrude Robins; three children; designing engineer for The General Electric Co., Schnectady, N. Y.; afterwards mgr. of their Cleveland office; with the company fourteen years; one year pres. Toledo; Chicago Interurban R. R.; at present, district mgr. for the following corporations: Wagner Electric Mnfg. Co., Asbestos Protected Metal Co., Colonial Fan & Motor Co., Wilson System Co., Sundh Electric Co., C. & C. Electric Mnfg. Co., Niles Electric Works, of G. E. Co., U. S. E. M. Co.; director Toledo & Chicago Int. R. R. R. Co.; member Electric League, of Cleveland; member Theta Phi Fraternity, and Union...

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Shepherd, John Frances – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon John Francis Shepherd, 67, of The Dalles and formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 8, at his home of cancer. Mr. Shepherd was born July 28, 1939, to John and Francis May Furgason Shepherd in La Grande. He graduated high school in Portland, and served in the Army from 1958 until 1962. He moved to Baker, and settled in The Dalles in 1971. He was a journeyman lineman, and married Marie Fay Mattison on April 13, 1963, in La Grande. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Electricians Union Local 125 IBEW. He enjoyed elk hunting in Eastern Oregon, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife of The Dalles; children and their spouses, Timothy and Shelly Shepherd of Gladstone, Susanne L. Frantz of Boyd, and Tonya M. Shepherd of The Dalles; a sister, Anne Shepherd; five grandchildren; an aunt and uncle, Jack and Lois Furgason, and other relatives. An uncle, Dempsey Furgason, and a son-in-law, Ed Frantz, died earlier. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Spencer, Libby and Powell Funeral Home. The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 1220 W. 10th St. in The Dalles, with graveside services following at the IOOF 3 Mile Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Relay for Life of The Dalles, in care...

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Obituary of Robert Edward Seevers

Robert Edward Seevers, 73, a former Richland resident, died Aug. 8, 2008, at Gresham surrounded by his family. His graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a picnic afterward at Geiser-Pollman Park. A future memorial service is planned for September at Ashland. Bob was born on March 18, 1935, to Helen Schutt and Clifford Seevers. He grew up at Richland, graduating from Eagle Valley High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. After earning his doctorate in chemistry at Oregon State University, at Corvallis, he taught at Southern Oregon University in Ashland until his retirement in 1993. Bob returned every summer to backpack and fly fish in the Wallowas, and enjoyed many fall hunts in Eastern Oregon. He was a beautiful back-country telemark skier, and skied throughout the Northwest, including the Wallowas, Mount Ashland, Mount McLaughlin, the Three Sisters and Mount Hood. He also skied Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen in California, and enjoyed hut-to-hut skiing in Colorado and Canada. Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Rauch; his four children, and their spouses, Steve Seevers and Karen Poverny, Becky and Doug Cowan, Bradley and Sheila Seevers, Scott Seevers and Krissy Shepherd; their mother, Joan Seevers; his sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Archie Leathers; grandchildren, Samantha, Cameron and Mackenzie Cowan, and Josie and Travis Seevers; and friends...

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Biography of Robert C. Shepherd

ROBERT C. SHEPHERD. When the late Robert C. Shepherd died on November 5, 1904, he was the possess0r of one of the finest farm homes in Madison County, Indiana, where he had lived for many years and reared his family. Probably no man in Madison County betrayed a deeper interest in farms and farming than did he, and it is certain that few if any, reached the pinnacle of success as an agriculturist that be attained. The study of that subject was long one of the most engrossing interest to him, and he possessed a deeper insight into it and was more thoroughly familiar with the secrets of Mother Earth than is often given to any who are not scientific students of the soil. His splendid farm of 260 acres near Anderson was long regarded as one of the finest in Madison c0unty, and his home corresponded to it in all its detail of comfort and capacity. Robert C. Shepherd was born in Kent County, Maryland, on August 24. 1852, and his death occurred at his home place on November 5, 1904. He was the son of James and Jane (Clendenning) Shepherd, natives both of Maryland, and there they passed their days. The son received his education in Kent County, and in his youth was thoroughly trained in the carpentering business, in which he was for some years occupied...

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