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William Shepard

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William Shepard Famous memorial

Birth
Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
16 Nov 1817 (aged 79)
Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA GPS-Latitude: 42.1232173, Longitude: -72.7441514
Plot
Block G
Memorial ID
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US Congressman. Elected to represent Massachusetts' as At-Large in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1797 to 1803.
US Congressman. Elected to represent Massachusetts' as At-Large in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1797 to 1803.

Inscription

Hon. William Shepard
died
Nov. 16, 1817
aged 80

"He fought the battles of our Country,
Aided in the councils of our Nation,
& Exemplified the character of the Christian"

"The righteous shall be in Everlasting Remembrance"

Gravesite Details

1995 Inventory by Walter Ayers, Westfield Historic Commissioner
Updated Jan 2022 by B. Cortis for the Westfield Historical Commission



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  • Added: May 28, 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7504545/william-shepard: accessed ), memorial page for William Shepard (1 Dec 1737–16 Nov 1817), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7504545, citing Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.