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www.childers-shepherd.org, 3 Aug 2015
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John Wesley Shepherd      +        Matilda Lorena Riddle
1842     -        1917     8 March 1866          1845   -     1920
Yancey Co NC  Bunc Co NC     Yancey Co NC     Yancey Co NC  Bunc Co NC
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Augustus Nathaniel Shepherd (Sarah Eliza Blankenship), 1866 - 1939
Sarah Sophina Shepherd, 1868 - aft 1879 (when thrown from a horse)
James W. Shepherd, 1870, d. in infancy
Elbert Alexander Shepherd (Lillie Minerva Robinson, Victoria Horton), 1872 - 1963
Elliott E. Shepherd, b. 1873
Henry Taylor Shepherd (Margaret Jane Shepherd), 1874-1944
Eugenia L. Shepherd (Sampson Myers), 1877-1957
Lula Jane Shepherd, 1879-1942
Walter G. Shepherd, 1881-1902
Fred Jack Shepherd, 1884-1946
Arthur Elmer Shepherd, 1889-1902
               John Shepherd + Dorothy Jones             Nathaniel Riddle + Rebecca Tatum  
Sources: Family Records;
Violet Marshbanks Cook, "John Wesley and Matilda L. (Riddle) Shepherd,"
HOBC, Vol II, p. 335;
US Census 1880 Yancey Co NC;
US Census 1900, Ivy, Bunc Co NC;
Piney Mountain Baptist Church Obituary for John Wesley Shepherd.