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John Hartwell Sheppard
Birth: Jun. 16, 1765
Anson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1836
Jackson
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

My 5th great-grandfather.

Jack Sheppard (1929-1997), "Sheppard Family History, 30 Oct 1997", "John Hartwell Sheppard(herd)"

Married ca 1791 in Washington Co., GA to Nancy WICKER.

Fifteen children:
Jemima (m William Wilkinson)
Hannah (m James B. Wilkinson & Joel Ferguson)
Mary Ann (m Jonathon Johnson, Sr.)
Dorcas Amana C (m William Sheppard)
William (m Sally Matthews)
John H (m Dorcas Lewellyn Sheppard)
Sarah (Sallie)( m James M. Bennett)
Eunice (m William Bennett & William Anthony)
Elisha W
Joel R
Nathaniel W
Isaac Newton (m Mary Frances Randol)
Nancy Marzilla (m Christopher Columbus Green)
Arena Adeline (m Solomon Caruthers)
Thomas G

A. T. Wilkinson, "The Wilkinson-Johnson Family" Compiled, printed, and issued Cape Girardeau, MO, Mar 1967, p 2: "...John Sheppard of Washington Co., GA chose to come to Missuri with his family. ... It is easy to surmise that in this party there may have been Isaac Sheppard, of whom we know little but whose family is intermarried with John's, and Robert and Hannah Wicker, the parents of John's wife Nancy. These all came to Cape county to make their home near the Bethel Baptist Church. This church is probably the center of their lives and John became a deacon of this church."

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

June 26, 2013 note from phillip.fazzini@zoomtown.com, "LDs gives parents as William Sheppard and Jemimah Johnson." No dates or references. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Shepherd (1744 - 1801)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Wicker Sheppard (1778 - 1843)
 
 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)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Hartwell Sheppard (1765 - 1836)
  Isaac Sheppard (1775 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory
Of
John Sheppard
Born
June 16, 1765
Died
Nov. 22, 1836
Baptized as one of the members of Regular Baptist Church in 1799, made a deacon in 1825
 
Burial:
Old Bethel Cemetery
Jackson
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Arleta ♥
Originally Created by: brenda joyce
Record added: Apr 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36253090
John Hartwell Sheppard
Added by: Beth
 
John Hartwell Sheppard
Added by: Arleta ♥
 
 
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