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Jonathan Sheppard

Male 1759 - 1825


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  • Born  1759  Hardy Co, WVa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Apr 1825  Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Betty Dotson Renick:
      Served in Rev War, enlisting at age 15, July 1, 1775 at Old Town MD as a private in Capt Michael Cresap's MD Co. He re-enlisted at Hagerstown, MD w Capt Richard Davis Co, under Col Moses Rawling. Came to Reedy, WV in 1806 and had family of 11 children: 8 boys and 3 girls.
    Person ID  I16962  WVPioneers
    Last Modified  11 Mar 2007 

    Family 1  Martha C Wilson,   b. Abt 1767, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1808, Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1786  [1
    Notes 

    • Betty Dotson Renick info states they died in Wirt Co, but obviously this means in the part of the county that later became Wirt.

      Hardesty's History of Wirt Co WV 1882
      The first settlers
      Then came Benjamin Roberts, Thomas Prebble and Jonathan Shepherd from the south branch of the Potomac, the latter bringing with him his three sons, William, Samuel and Henry.

      sketch about Rebecca's son David:
      His mother, whose maiden name was Rebecca Sheppard, was born in 1798 and is living with Brooks Somerville. She is the only surviving child of Jonathan Sheppard, who was the first settler in Reedy District.
    Children 
    >1. James Sheppard,   b. 23 Sep 1787,   d. Bef 1845
    >2. Susan\Susanna Sheppard,   b. 5 Jan 1789, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1864
    >3. Sarah Sheppard,   b. Abt 1791, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1863
     4. John Sheppard,   b. 24 Aug 1793,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >5. William Sheppard,   b. 20 Dec 1794, Hardy Co, WVa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1874
    >6. Henry Sheppard,   b. 21 Sep 1796, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1870, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Rebecca Sheppard,   b. 7 Oct 1798, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895
    >8. Robert Sheppard,   b. 5 May 1802,   d. 1827
    >9. Rev Samuel Sheppard,   b. 27 Mar 1803,   d. 16 Mar 1872, Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F5701  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Diane McVeil,   b. Abt 1767,   d. 22 May 1814 
    Married  28 Sep 1808  Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F6358  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S104] Betty Dotson Renick sy13@worldnet.att.net.


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