Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Obadiah S. Sheppard or Shepard.

Picture publish date 1903.
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Obadiah S. Sheppard or Shepard.

Birth: August 1832, Ohio.
Death: Unknown.

Wife: Nancy J. Shepard ( 1832-? ).

Children: Camelia J., Mary A., and Alena A. Shepard.

Burial: Unknown.

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. 

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