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Birth: August 1832, Ohio.
Wife: Nancy J. Shepard ( 1832-? ).
Children: Camelia J., Mary A., and Alena A. Shepard.
He came to Chautauqua county, Kansas, in 1884 and settled in section 7 of Sedan township. He was a farmer and stock raiser on his 150 acres of land. His post office address was Sedan, Kansas, which is around 4 miles north west from the farm.
He was also a Civil War veteran, being in the 94th., Illinois Infantry, Co. C. Enlisted August 12, 1862, as a private, mustered in August 20, 1862. Mustered out July 17, 1865. May also have been in the 58th., Illinois Infantry Co. B.