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Nancy Wicker Sheppard
Birth: 1778
Chatham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1843
Jackson
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

My 5th great-grandmother.

Probably born about 1778, the daughter of Robert Hester Wicker & Hannah Simmons Holley; granddaughter of Thomas Oscar, Sr. & Mary (Hester) Whicker and Nathaniel, Jr. & Jane (Simmons) Holley.

Oh how I would have loved to have grown up in her home, hearing about the struggles of the Revolutionary War in which her daddy fought.

Grandma Nancy was born in North Carolina, then the family migrated to Washington Co., GA where she married John Hartwell Sheppard. They remained there long enough for at least some of the children to be born. About 1799 the family migrated again to Jackson, Cape Girardeau Co., MO where the family joined the Bethel Baptist Church.

Fifteen known children: Jemima, Hannah, Mary Ann, Dorcas Amana C., William, John Hartwell Jr., Sarah (Sallie), Eunice, Elisha W., Joel R., Nathaniel W., Isaac Newton, Nancy Marzilla, Arena Adeline and Thomas G.

Many thanks to Beth Mitchell for photo of restored headstone and to Brenda Joyce, who first listed and graciously transferred memorial.

June 26, 2013 note from phillip.fazzini@zoomtown.com, "Robert Wicker is listed in DAR Library # A125716." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Hester Wicker (1738 - 1821)
  Hannah Simmons Holley Wicker (1742 - 1818)
 
 Spouse:
  John Hartwell Sheppard (1765 - 1836)*
 
 Children:
  Jemima Sheppard Wilkinson (1792 - 1857)*
  Hannah Sheppard Ferguson (1794 - 1873)*
  Mary Ann Sheppard Johnson (1795 - 1830)*
  Dorcas Amanda C Sheppard Sheppard (1797 - 1876)*
  William Sheppard (1799 - 1821)*
  John Hartwell Sheppard (1801 - 1866)*
  Sarah Sheppard Bennett (1804 - 1870)*
  Eunice Shepard Anthony (1805 - 1865)*
  Elisha W Sheppard (1809 - 1846)*
  Joel R Sheppard (1810 - 1848)*
  Nathaniel W. Sheppard (1814 - 1836)*
  Isaac Newton Sheppard (1816 - 1886)*
  Nancy Marzilla Sheppard Green (1823 - 1847)*
  Thomas G Sheppard (1826 - 1846)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jane Wicker English (1760 - 1842)*
  William Wicker (1760 - 1852)*
  Rachael Wicker Tennille (1767 - 1816)*
  Nathaniel Holley Wicker (1774 - 1820)*
  Nancy Wicker Sheppard (1778 - 1843)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory
Of
Nancy Sheppard
Wife Of
John Sheppard
Died
Aug 7, 1843
Aged
65 years
 
Burial:
Old Bethel Cemetery
Jackson
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Arleta ♥
Originally Created by: brenda joyce
Record added: Jul 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39382585
Nancy <i>Wicker</i> Sheppard
Added by: Beth
 
Nancy <i>Wicker</i> Sheppard
Added by: Arleta ♥
 
 
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My 6th Great-Grandmother.
- Bill Greenlee
 Added: Dec. 8, 2014
1 Chronicles 16:34 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Nov. 26, 2014

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