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Rev Jonathan Avery Shepherd

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Rev Jonathan Avery Shepherd

Birth
Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Death 30 Mar 1898 (aged 81)
Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA
Burial Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA
Plot Western Half Circle M
Memorial ID 41286145 View Source
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Jonathan Shepherd was an Episcopal Minister. He was married to Evelyn Mann Turner and had one son, Herbert M. Shepherd. Before moving to Sonoma County Jonathan was a College Professor and Evelyn was the principal of a school in Maryland.

Son of Jonathan Shepherd (d.1825) and Abigail (Avery) Shepherd. (His mother Abigail married, second, in 1832, Stephen Hall.)

Per contributor Tom Burbank:

A lengthy biographical sketch is contained in Kenneth E. Lawson, Vermont Chaplains in the Civil War (Derby Historical Society, 2015), pp. 187-219. The section is entitled "Rev. Jonathan A. Shepherd: A Vermonter that Served as a Confederate States of America Chaplain."

Rev. Shepherd delivered the opening for the confederate congress during its first session in Montgomery, Alabama.


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