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Rachel C Sheppard Flatford
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Birth: May 30, 1834
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1894
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Rachel Flatford died at her home east of Jacksonville, December 19, 1894, and was buried last Friday. She was born in this county May 30, 1834, her maiden name being Shepherd(Sheppard). She was married to Nathaniel Flatford September 22, 1868, but he has been dead a good many years.
To this marriage was born one child, Jennie, who has been the constant companion of her mother. Very noticeable was the attachment of each for the other. Her death was so sudden and unexpected that the announcement of it came like a shock to the community. . . . The funeral took place at Asbury December 21, conducted by the pastor assisted by Revs. Breckon, Davenport and Holmes. Truly for her "To die was gain." The pall bearers were Austin Crum, Robert and Thomas Hembrough, J. H. Devore, Robt. Smith and Wm. Devore.
Weekly Illinois Courier, December 26, 1894 
Family links: 
  Stephen Sheppard (1806 - 1889)
  Malinda Folden Sheppard (1811 - 1894)
  Nathaniel Flatford (1811 - 1883)
  Sarah Jane Swigert (____ - 1881)*
  Alice Emmoline Sheppard Howerton (1829 - 1903)*
  Rachel C Sheppard Flatford (1834 - 1894)
  William F Sheppard (1836 - 1881)*
  Harriet Elizabeth Sheppard Hall (1838 - 1918)*
  John Oak Vanburen Sheppard (1840 - 1901)*
  Lewis J Sheppard (1844 - 1913)*
  Mary Matilda Sheppard Ruyle (1848 - 1914)*
  Oliver C. Sheppard (1857 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Asbury Cemetery
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jul 18, 2010
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Rachel C <i>Sheppard</i> Flatford
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