Edward D. Shepherd (June 14, 1824 - August 20, 1904) Eliza Loretta Young (1838 – 1909)
Edward was born June 14, 1824 in Spencer, North Carolina. He died on August 20, 1904 in Greenville, TX. He was the son of Edward Shepherd and his wife Rachel. Edward, Sr. was born in 1794 in Davidson Co., North Carolina. Edward married Eliza Loretta Young on September 22, 1855 in Davidson, County, North Carolina.
Eliza was born in 1838. She was the daughter of Andrew Barnett Young and Margareta Melvina Rotan.Edward died August 20, 1904 in Greenville, TX. Eliza died 1909 also in Greenville, Tx. They are buried at East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County, Texas.
Edward and Eliza’s children are:
Andrew Rubin Shepherd
Amanda J. Shepherd
Carrie E. Shepherd
Willie A. Shepherd
Charlie A. Shepherd
Walter D. Shepherd
East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County, Texas
Sources: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. 1880; Census Place: Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina; Roll: 981; Family History Film: 1254981; Page: 436D; Enumeration District: 315; Image: 0126 1900; Census Place: Greenville Ward 1, Hunt, Texas; Roll: 1647; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1241647 Ancestry.com. North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Index, 1741-2004 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Find A Grave, Memorial #32239785 URL: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/32239785/edward-shepherd