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Rev Jeremiah Shepard
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1648
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1720
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

The only child of Rev. Thomas & Margaret (Borodell) Shepard, he was a graduate of Harvard College in 1669 and was ordained in Lynn on October 6, 1680, as successor of Rev. Samuel Whiting. He was pastor at Lynn for forty years.
He married Mary Wainwright, daughter of Francis and Philippa Wainwright of Ipswich, about 1672.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Shepard (1604 - 1649)
  Margaret Borodell Shepard Mitchell
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Wainwright Shepard (1657 - 1710)*
 
 Children:
  Mehetable Shepard (____ - 1688)*
  Margaret Shepard (____ - 1688)*
  Francis Shepard (____ - 1692)*
  Jeremiah Shepard (1677 - 1700)*
  Mary Shepard Wheeler (1679 - 1761)*
  Thomas Shepard (1680 - 1709)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Inscriptions from the old burying ground, Lynn, Mass.", by Moulten, 1886, p. 107:
The tomb of Rev. Jeremiah Shepard.
The memory of the just is blessed.
Mrs. Mary Shepard, died March 28th 1710, AET. 53, the mother of 9 children. 5 died.
A prudent wife is from the Lord. Prov. 31, 10 & 25 verses.
Jeremiah, 1700 AET. 23.
Mehetabel, 1688. Margaret, 1688.
Thomas 1709, AEt. 29. Francis, 1692
p. 108:
Rev. Jeremiah Shepard, died June 2, 1720, AEt. 72.
Elijah's mantle drops, the prophet dies;
His earthy manson quits and mounts the skies.
----So Shepard's gone.
His precious dust, death's prey, indeed is here,
But's nobler breath 'mong seraph's does appear;
He joins the adoring crowds about the throne,
He's conquered all, and now he wears the crown.
 
Burial:
Western Burial Ground
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: New England Family
Originally Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Sep 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58131073
Rev Jeremiah Shepard
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Rev Jeremiah Shepard
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Added by: Lawrence Whiting
 
 
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God bless you always, John 3:16
- GENEALOGYLOVE
 Added: Jan. 21, 2016

- Gloria
 Added: Mar. 12, 2014
Rest in peace!A Descendant from Ohio
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 Added: Feb. 28, 2012
 
 
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