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SHEPARD, Lt. Col. William Atkinson Jr.

Male 1920 - 2014  (94 years)


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  • Name SHEPARD, William Atkinson 
    Prefix Lt. Col. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Census 1920  Harrison, Pickaway County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Born 4 Jan 1920  Duvall, Pickaway County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census Details for 1940 US Federal Census, Genoa Township, Delaware County, Ohio
    SD 17, ED 21-17, Sheet 3A, Enumerated April 4, 1940; household 48, home owned [by parents], not a farm, lines 33-34
    33. Shephard, William, son, male, white, age 20, married, atended school week of March 1, 1940, finished high school, born in Ohio, lived in same house, Delaware County, Ohio, not on a farm, not working for government, not looking for work, no, no, in school, student, not receive extra money elsewhere
    34. Shephard, Lois, daughter in law, female, white, age 20, married, did not attend school, finished hight school, born in Ohio, lived in different place, in Delaware County, Ohio [with parents], on a farm, working, not government work, not seeking work, work in a business, 36 hours, waitress, restaurant, private work, worked 45 weeks, made $520 total in 13 months ending Dec 21 1939, did not receive extra income

    Living with William’s parents William, Sr and Rachel. 
    Census 1930  Franklin Township, Franklin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1940  Genoa Township, Delaware County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 15 Dec 2014  Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried
    • His body was donated to the University of Madison for use by students in their medical training, after which he will be cremated.
    Person ID I78  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2015 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-78431 SHEPARD, Lt. Col. William Atkinson Jr. (2006)
    mtDNA-78431 SHEPARD, Lt. Col. William Atkinson Jr. (2011)

    Father SHEPARD, William Atkinson,   b. 6 Apr 1886, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1973, Safety Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother HAYS, Rachel Ann (Dick),   b. 19 Sep 1888, New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1986, Safety Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1907  New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Wetzel County
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SHAW, Lois Florence,   b. 30 Mar 1920, Huntsburg, Geauga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 2002, Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1938  Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. SHEPARD, William Gerald,   b. 27 Feb 1939, Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1939, Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. (Private)
     3. (Private)
     4. (Private)
     5. SHEPARD, Laurance Alan,   b. 19 Jan 1951,   d. 19 Aug 1978, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William Atkinson Shepard, jr.
    William Atkinson Shepard, jr.
    Grandfather in his Air Force uniform, I am not sure what rank he is at the time this picture was taken. Maybe someone will tell me.
    William Atkinson Shepard and Lois Shaw Shepard
    William Atkinson Shepard and Lois Shaw Shepard
    This is my favorite picture of my Shepard grandparents, you can see how young they are. They have not been married very long, taken in 1942-1944.

  • Sources 
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