Descendants of George Shepherd

Through 4 Generations


Generation No. 1

1. GEORGE1 SHEPHERD. He married MALINDA DAVIS.

Children of GEORGE SHEPHERD and MALINDA DAVIS are:

2. i. THOMAS W.2 SHEPHERD, b. 1812, Mason Co. Kentucky; d. July 08, 1891, Putnam Co IL.

ii. DAUGHTER SHEPERD, d. May 1875, Morris, Illinois; m. FRANSWAY.

Notes for DAUGHTER SHEPERD:

Hennepin, April 1, 1875
William J. Winters of DuQuoin, formerly of Mt. Palatine is dead.  Also Mrs. Fransway of Morris, sister of Mrs. T.W. Sheppherd. The latter is interred at Union Grove cemetery, Putnam County.


Generation No. 2

2. THOMAS W.2 SHEPHERD (GEORGE1) was born 1812 in Mason Co. Kentucky, and died July 08, 1891 in Putnam Co IL. He married CATHERINE HAMM 1844 in Putnam Co IL, daughter of WILLIAM HAMM and MARGARET.

Notes for THOMAS W. SHEPHERD:

From the Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
Thomas W. Shepard

Mr. Shepard was born in Mason county, Kentucky in 1812 and when still a boy removed to Indiana. He came to Putnam county in 1825, and married Miss Catherine Ham in 1844. She was born in New York. Seven children have been the result of the union, Rachel, James, Thomas, George E., Ella, Richard and Eli Grant. Mr. Shepard has always taken an active interest in public schools, having served 14 years as director and several as road commissioner. He is a large landholder owning 335 acres, besides other property.

From the Henry Republican
July 9, 1891
Obituary

Thomas W. Shepherd was born in Mason Co. Kentucky in 1812 and departed this life, July 8, 1891, age nearly 79 years. At the age of 6 years, he removed with his parents to Indiana and from there at the age of 23, to this county, Putnam. In 1844, he was married to Miss Katherine Hand. Of a family of 10 children, 7 are still living. He was received into the M.E. church at the age of 14. In 1844, he joined the True Weslyan as an earnest advocate of anti-slavery sentiments and was also an honest opposer of secret societies. A man of firm integrity as he was, he was respected by those even whom he opposed and was followed to his last resting place by a multitude who could not but respect him. His funeral was largely attended from the congregational church of which at his latter years he was a hardy and liberal supporter, his wife being a member. The pastor, A.M. Case preached an appropriate sermon ...... His remains were interned in the Union Grove cemetery there to rest until the last great day.

More About THOMAS W. SHEPHERD:
Occupation: 1850, Farmer
Residence: 1850, Putnam Co. IL

Occupation: 1870-1880, Farmer
Residence: 1870-1880, Hennepin Twp., Putnam Co. IL

More About CATHERINE HAMM:
Buried: Union Grove Cemetery, Putnam Co. IL

Children of THOMAS SHEPHERD and CATHERINE HAMM are:

3. i. RACHEL3 SHEPHERD, b. Abt. 1846, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL.

4. ii. WILLIAM HENRY SHEPHERD, b. Abt. 1849, Putnam Co IL; d. February 12, 1876, Loda, Iroquois Co. IL.

5. iii. THOMAS SHEPHERD, b. 1850, Putnam Co IL.

6. iv. JAMES A. SHEPHERD, b. July 02, 1851, Putnam Co IL; d. December 25, 1928, Thayer,KS.

7. v. GEORGE ELLIOT SHEPHERD, b. May 31, 1856, Putnam Co IL.

vi. CATHERINE SHEPHERD, b. September 15, 1858, Putnam Co IL; d. September 25, 1858, Putnam Co IL.

More About CATHERINE SHEPHERD:
Buried: Union Grove Cemetery, Putnam Co. IL

vii. SARA ELLA SHEPHERD, b. Abt. 1861, Putnam Co IL.

viii. RICHARD SHEPHERD, b. Abt. 1865, Putnam Co IL.

8. ix. ELI GRANT SHEPHERD, b. June 1867, Putnam Co IL.


Generation No. 3

3. RACHEL3 SHEPHERD (THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1846 in Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL. She married ARCHIBALD GERROW 1875 in Putnam Co IL.

Notes for ARCHIBALD GERROW:

From the Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
Page 644
Archibald Gerrow

Mr. Gerrow was born in county, Antrim, Ireland in 1857, from where he emigrated in 1869, coming to Putnam county and locating in Hennepin township, where he remained four years and then moved to Livingston county, Ill. In 1875 he returned to Hennepin and married Miss Rachel Shepherd. She was born in Florid, Hennepin township. The have two children, Eddie and Carrie. Mr. Gerrow farms 60 acres, well improved, and is one of the most promising young farmers in this prosperous township.

Children of RACHEL SHEPHERD and ARCHIBALD GERROW are:

i. EDDIE4 GERROW.

ii. CARRIE GERROW.

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4. WILLIAM HENRY3 SHEPHERD (THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1849 in Putnam Co IL, and died February 12, 1876 in Loda, Iroquois Co. IL. He married (1) UNKNOWN. He married (2) UNKNOWN.

Notes for WILLIAM HENRY SHEPHERD:

From the Henry Republican
February 17, 1876

William Henry Shepherd, eldest son of Thomas W. Shepherd of this place, died with inflammatory rheumatism on last Saturday at Loda. His remains will be buried at Union Grove the 16th instate. He leaves a wife and one child.

February 24, 1876
Died At Loda, Iroquois county, Feb. 12, of inflammatory rheumatism, William Henry, son of Thomas W. Shepard of Granville. Funeral and burial at G. last week Wednesday.

Children of WILLIAM SHEPHERD and UNKNOWN are:

i. INFANT4 SHEPHERD, b. 1871; d. January 1872, Hennepin, Putnam Co. IL.

Notes for INFANT SHEPHERD:

From the Henry Republican
January 4, 1872
W. H. Shepard's wife of Hennepin awoke one morning recently to find her babe in the agony of death. Croup, without being able to sound an alarm is thought to have been the cause.

ii. CHILD SHEPHERD.

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5. THOMAS3 SHEPHERD (THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born 1850 in Putnam Co IL. He married MARTHA J..

Child of THOMAS SHEPHERD and MARTHA J. is:

i. CLARA ALICE4 SHEPHERD, b. September 1879, Putnam Co IL; d. March 14, 1881, Putnam Co IL.

Notes for CLARA ALICE SHEPHERD:

TAKEN FROM THE HENRY REPUBLIC, HENRY, IL
March 24, 1881
Died at Hennepin, March 14, of scarlet fever, Ella, 1 year 6 months, only daughter of Thomas and Martha Shepherd.

More About CLARA ALICE SHEPHERD:
Buried: Union Grove Cemetery, Putnam Co. IL

6. JAMES A.3 SHEPHERD (THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born July 02, 1851 in Putnam Co IL, and died December 25, 1928 in Thayer, KS. He married ANNA ALLEMAN 1878 in Putnam Co IL, daughter of HENRY ALLEMAN and SUSANNAH SEAGER.

More About JAMES A. SHEPHERD:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL

Children of JAMES SHEPHERD and ANNA ALLEMAN are:

8. i. ALBERTUS BLAIN4 SHEPHERD, b. February 25, 1884, Cedar Point, LaSalle Co. IL; d. September 30, 1950, Thayer, Kansas.

ii. HARLEY T. SHEPHERD, b. December 07, 1878; d. November 16, 1958; m. (1) MAUD A.; m. (2) MABEL ANN.

9. iii. HENRY J. SHEPHERD, b. 1880; d. 1949.

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7. GEORGE ELLIOT3 SHEPHERD (THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born May 31, 1856 in Putnam Co IL. He married JULIA.

More About GEORGE ELLIOT SHEPHERD:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Granville Twp., Putnam Co. IL

Children of GEORGE SHEPHERD and JULIA are:

i. ELLA4 SHEPHERD, b. 1879.

ii. WILLIE SHEPHERD, b. 1880.

More About WILLIE SHEPHERD:
Other Info: 1880, Age 3 months in census

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8. ELI GRANT3 SHEPHERD (THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born June 1867 in Putnam Co IL. He married KATY D. Abt. 1890 in Putnam Co IL.

More About ELI GRANT SHEPHERD:
Occupation: 1900, Farming
Residence: 1900, Granville Twp., Putnam Co. IL

Children of ELI SHEPHERD and KATY D. are:

i. OLLIE M.4 SHEPHERD, b. October 1890, Putnam Co IL.

ii. WALTER D. SHEPHERD, b. May 1892, Putnam Co IL.

iii. MABLE M. SHEPHERD, b. May 1894, Putnam Co IL.

iv. GLADYS SHEPHERD, b. November 1895, Granville Twp, Putnam Co. IL.

v. BUELA SHEPHERD, b. March 1897.


Generation No. 4

9. ALBERTUS BLAIN4 SHEPHERD (JAMES A.3, THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born February 25, 1884 in Cedar Point, LaSalle Co. IL, and died September 30, 1950 in Thayer, Kansas. He married SARILDA PEARLE PRICE August 04, 1904 in Earlton, Kansas.

Children of ALBERTUS SHEPHERD and SARILDA PRICE are:

i. CLAUDE RUSSELL5 SHEPHERD, b. August 22, 1911, Earlton, Kansas.

ii. DAUGHTER SHEPHERD.

iii. CHILD SHEPHERD.

iv. CHLD SHEPHERD.

v. EVA LUCILLE SHEPHERD, b. October 05, 1916, Earlton, Kansas.

vi. CHILD SHEPHERD.

vii. CHILD SHEPHERD.

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10. HENRY J.4 SHEPHERD (JAMES A.3, THOMAS W.2, GEORGE1) was born 1880, and died 1949. He married IDA M. Bef. 1911.

Children of HENRY SHEPHERD and IDA M. are:

i. PERRY H.5 SHEPHERD, b. 1911; d. 1943.

ii. EVERETT SHEPHERD, b. 1913; d. 1945.


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