Biography of Henry Shepard

Shepard, Henry, p. o. East Pembroke. N. Y., was born in Covington, Genesee county, N. Y., May 29, 1818, educated in the schools of his day and was a farmer until he retired in 1884. He has married three times; first, to Electa Chipman of Pavilion, who bore him three children: Lorenzo B., Elbert H., and Celia M.; both Sons are dead and the daughter resides with and cares for her father. Mrs. Shepard died in May, 1856, and in the fall of 1858 he married Mary Carr of Pavilion, who died in September, 1869; and for his third wife he married, in June, 1870, Mary Rogers, of Pavilion, who died at East Pembroke in September, 1890. Mr. Shepard's father, Isaac Shepard, was born in Newfane, Conn., in 1783, educated there, and married Mary A. Sears of his native place; they came to this county in 1812; they had five children, four of whom grew to maturity: Norman, Henry, John and Delia. Isaac Shepard died in 1861 and his wife in January, 1852. Mr. Shepard's grandfather, Simeon Shepard, was born in Connecticut. Miss Shepard is a member of the Baptist church. In his political choice Mr. Shepard is a staunch Republican.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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