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SHEPARD, Hartley

Male 1823 - Aft 1910  (> 88 years)


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  • Name SHEPARD, Hartley  [1
    Born 1823  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • according to 1870 census
    Gender Male 
    Census Not found anywhere in the US in the 1850 census.
    I have checked every township in the Monroe County, Ohio census page by page and no Hartley.

    Details of 1860 Census, P.O. Limestone Hill, Unknown Township, Wood County, Virginia:
    p. 22 (ancestry.com page 22 of 278), 6 June, 134/134
    33. Hartly Sheperd, 38, male, white, farm labor, personal estate 75, born in Ohio
    34. Susan A Sheperd, 33, female, white, wife, born in Ohio
    35. Elza Sheperd, 13, male, white, born in Ohio
    36. Catharine Sheperd, 11 or 12, female, white, born in Ohio
    37. Nancy Sheperd, 10 or 11, female, white, born in Ohio
    38. Sevilla Sheperd 8, female, white, born in Ohio [she is also found at her Smith grandparents home in this census, see Joseph Smith census notes]
    39. Sarah A Sheperd, 6, female, white, born in Virginia
    40. Isaiah Sheperd, 4, male, white, born in Virginia
    pg. 23 (ancestry.com page 23 of 278)
    1. Joseph Sheperd, 2, male, white, born in Virginia

    Details of 1870 Census, Steele Township, Wood County, West Virginia:
    p. 33/480 (ancestry.com pg. 353) 28 June, 175/152
    26. Shephard, Hartley 47, m, w, farmhand, 100, Ohio, cannot read or write
    27. Shephard, Susannah 42, f, w, keeping house, Ohio, cannot read or write
    28. Shephard, Seville 18, f, w, works out, Ohio, cannot read or write
    29. Shephard, Sarah 16, f, w, Ohio, cannot read or write
    30. Shephard, Osiah 14, M, w, farm hand, Virginia, cannot read or write
    31. Shephard, Joseph 13, m, w, farm hand, Virginia, cannot read or write
    32. Shephard, Minerva 10 m, w, Virginia
    33. Shephard, Docia 7, f, w, West Virginia
    34. Shephard, James 4, m, w, West Virginia
    35. Shephard, Mary 3, f, w, West Virginia
    36. Shephard, Margaret 4/12, f, w, West Virginia
    [Note: there is an Elza Shepard family living a few house away. Have no idea how related, if at all.]

    Not found anywhere in the US in the 1880 census.

    Not found anywhere in the US in the 1900 census.

    Details of the 1910 census, Tygart District, Wood County, West Virginia:
    pg. 1A, (ancestry.com page 1 of 210), enumeration district 139, supervisors district 4, April 15, 5/5
    32. Deem, Sevilla, head, female, white 58, widow, children born 5, living 5, born Ohio, parents born: Ohio, speak english, farmer, farm, can read and write, own home
    33. Shepard, Hartley, father, male, white, 89, widower, born Ohio, parents born: Ohio, speak english, can read and write, own home, mortgaged, farm, number 5 
    Census 1860  Unknown Township, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1870  Steele, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Census 1910  Tygart, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See census notes for details.
    Died Aft 1910  West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • or Ohio.
    Buried
    • Don’t know where he is buried. My grandfather said Wellsburg. It is listed as the town but it is not on any map. (Checked with the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, as it was the only one open at time of Hartley’s supposed death 1910 or even Susannah’s 1885. No luck.
    Person ID I89  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2016 

    Father SHEPARD, Henry,   b. 24 Jun 1782, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1848, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother SHEPARD, Huldah,   b. 12 May 1780,   d. 12 Sep 1826  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1821  Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 SMITH, Susan (Susanna),   b. 1828, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1885, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1846 
    • using eldest childs birth year as guide; can find, as of yet, no record of marriage in Ohio.
    Children 
     1. SHEPARD, Elza F.,   b. 17 Jun 1847, Monroe County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1935, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. SHEPARD, Catherine,   b. 15 Jan 1849,   d. 16 Apr 1927  (Age 78 years)
     3. SHEPARD, Nancy,   b. 18 Jul 1850
     4. SHEPARD, Sevilla,   b. Abt 1852,   d. Aft 1910  (Age ~ 59 years)
     5. SHEPARD, Sarah,   b. 13 Nov 1853,   d. 24 Jan 1936  (Age 82 years)
     6. SHEPARD, Isaiah (Josiah),   b. 5 Feb 1856, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. SHEPARD, Joseph,   b. 17 Sep 1858, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1936, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. SHEPARD, Minerva,   b. 10 Oct 1859,   d. 4 Sep 1938  (Age 78 years)
     9. SHEPARD, Docia,   b. 11 Apr 1863,   d. 1 Apr 1944  (Age 80 years)
     10. SHEPARD, James,   b. Abt 1865,   d. Abt 1962  (Age ~ 97 years)
     11. SHEPARD, Mary Lenora,   b. 10 Oct 1865, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1947, Dunham Township, Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     12. SHEPARD, Margaret,   b. Apr 1870,   d. 23 Jun 1949  (Age ~ 79 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 SMITH, Susannah 
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Hartley Shepard
    Hartley Shepard
    This image given to me by a cousin on the Shepard side.

  • Sources 
    1. [S384] Son’s marriage registration, Parents listed.

    2. [S719] .

    3. [S1365] .