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www.childers-shepherd.org, 16 Feb 2011
                                          Thomas Shepherd + Nancy Elizabeth Stanton
                                                     |
            Unknown      +     Elizabeth Shepherd
                                             
1780 - bef 1860?
                                 |
                    
John Shepherd (Dorothy Jones), 1801 - 1849
       
George Wilson + Sophromi "Sulphey" Einstadt
             |           
     George Wilson   +    Elizabeth Shepherd
        
1786 -  aft 1860   m. 1804    1780 - bef 1860?
                                  |
             
Sarah Sally Wilson (William Proffitt),  1805 - aft 1879
                   Edward Wilson, 1806 - 1856
                   Thomas Wilson,  1807 - 1873
                   Nancy Wilson, b. 1810
                   Elijah Wilson, b. 1812
                   George D. Wilson, b. 1818

Note: In 1860, George Wilson, age 74; and his mother, Sophromi "Sulphey" Einstadt Wilson,
age 94, resided with daughter Sarah, age 55; her husband William Proffitt, age 62, son David,
age 20; and daughter Sarah, age 17, at Bald Creek, Yancey Co, NC.

Sources:  Pauline Shepherd Chandler. "John and Dorothy (Jones) Shepherd", Heritage of Old Buncombe  
      County
, Vol II (Doris Cline Ward, Editor), 1987, p. 335;
      U. S. Census, Yancey Co NC, 1860, 1870, 1880;
      Ancestry.com's OneWorldTree.