WNC History Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 11 Mar 2011
John Shepherd + Dorothy Jones                       Zephaniah Horton + Charlotte Mast
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Mitchell Gaither Shepherd     +      Elizabeth Jane Horton
1845         -       1898                                1847     -    1923
Yancey Co NC           Yancey Co NC                               Yancey Co NC      Bunc Co NC


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       Charlotte T. Shepherd, 1873 - after 1879
          Dorothy Ida Shepherd (John B. Young), 1874 - 1961
          James Robert Shepherd (Emma Byrd), 1875 - 1962
          Charles Wesley Shepherd (Stella Sronce), 1879 - 1963
          Isaac Garfield "Ike" Shepherd (Minnie Buckner), 1883 - 1976
          Barnabus Erastus Shepherd (Sallie --, Virgie Donna Sparks), 1888 - 1975
Sources: NC Death Certificate, James Robert Shepherd, 1962;
   NC Death Certificate, Charles W. Shepherd, 1963;
   NC Death Certificate, Jane E. Shepherd, Bunc Co (Democrat) NC, 1923;
   US Census, 1850, 1860, Yancey Co NC;
   US Census, 1910, Middle Fork, Madison Co NC;
   NC Death Collection, Stella Sronce Shepherd, 1983;
   Ancestry.com's Ward family tree; Bower family tree;
Graves of Mitchell Gaither
Shepherd and Jane E. Horton  
Shepherd, Shepherd Cemetery,
Shepherd Branch, Yancey
County, NC.
Photo provided by Nancy Ballard.