Allen J. Sheppard (Jr.) & Julia A. Runyon

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Family Group Report

Husband

Allen J. Sheppard

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Jan 1835 North Carolina (birth date/place from 1900 census)
Marriage 4 Apr 1858 Logan County, WV ( mar-reg, page 11-12, line 19)
Death 1921  
Burial  
his Father Allen Sheppard [name from Allen & Julia's mar-rec]
his Mother Rhoda/Rosa Johnson (1808-1869)
Notes about Husband:
Wife

Julia A. Runyon

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Oct-1835 Logan, WV (birth-date from 1900 census)
Death   (died between 1910-1920, husband Allen is wid'r on 1920 census)
Burial  
her Father Alex Runyon [name from Allen & Julia's mar-rec]
her Mother Sarah [name from Allen & Julia's mar-rec]
Notes about Wife:
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M George Sheppard b 25 Dec 1858 Sandy River, Logan, WV  
m 18 Aug 1875 (m1) Logan, WV (mar-reg page 30, line 38) Mary "Polly" Dempsey (d.1889)
m 23 Jul 1890 (m2) Martin, KY  [ended in divorce] Sarah Ann Hensley
m 8 Mar 1893 (m3) Logan, WV (mar-reg, page 71, line 19) Nancy "Annie" Newsome
m 14 Nov 1910 (m4) Mingo, WV (mar-license page 232) Laura Belle Sword (d. 1927)
d      
2 F Rosa/Rausey Sheppard b 1860    
m 24 Feb 1875 Logan, WV (mar-reg page 30, line 15) Stephen H. Marcum
d      
3 F Sarah Sheppard b 1862    
m 6 Dec 1877 (m1) Logan, WV (mar-reg page 34, line 86) Alex. White
m 2 Aug 1883 (m2) Logan, WV Greenville Runyon
d      
4 M Jacob M. Sheppard b 1865   (sister of Mary Dempsey)
m 27 May 1885 Logan, WV (mar-reg page 50, line 37) Amanda Dempsey
d 2 Apr 1953 Holden, Logan, WV (death-certificate #4972) bur: Sheppard Cemetery
5 M Preston Sheppard b 1868    
m Mar 1893   Sarah Varney
d      
6 M James Finley Sheppard
"Finley"
b Apr 1868 Logan, WV (birthdate from tombstone)  
m 24 Dec 1888 (m1) Logan, WV (Mar-Reg, page 59, line 55) Jane Yantus Runyon
m 16 Dec 1890 (m2) Logan, WV (Mar-Reg, page 65, line 49) Lucinda Marcum
d 21 Sep 1957 Mingo WV (death-certificate #57-011990) bur: Sheppard Cemetery
6 M William C. Sheppard b May 1870    
m      
d      
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Allen J. Sheppard Spouse: Julia A. Runyon
Date / Place of Birth: Jan-1835 / North Carolina Date / Place of Birth: Oct-1835 /
Date / Place of Death:   Date / Place of Death: (between 1910-1920)
Marriage Date / Place: 4-Apr-1858 / Logan, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Logan Twp (not stated) Pg#  123B
14-yr-old Allen Sheppard is w/parents Allen (44) & Rousy (40). Siblings: George 21, Nancy 8, Preston 3.
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Logan Twp District No. 32 Pg#  126A
14-yr-old Julia Ann Runyon is w/parents Alexander (42) & Sarah (42).
Siblings: Henry 12, Arisby 10, Greenville 7, Sarah 6, Conrad 5, John T 2, and Adam 5/12
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Logan Twp PO: Pigeon Trace Pg# No. 115
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Shepherd, Allen J. 23 NC  
", Julia Ann 25 Va  
", George 1 Va  
Lines 20-22; Enum-Dwelling #736; Enum-Family #737; Allen's parents, Allen & Rausey are in the previous household, same page.
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Logan Twp Hardy Township; PO: Rich Creek Pg# 507A  & B
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Shepherd, Allen 33 Va Farmer; Real-Estate value $1,000; Personal-Estate value $175
", Julian 35 Va  
", George 11 Va  
", Rausey (female) 10 Va  
", Sarah 8 Va  
", Jacob M. 5 WV  
", Preston 2 WV  
", William C. 1/12 WV born in May
", John 16 Va  
Lines 38-40 & 1-6; Enum-Dwelling #113; Enum-Family #113
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Logan ED ED:73; Hardee District Pg# No. 20
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Shepard, Allen Jr. 44 NC NC-NC; Laborer
", July Ann (wife) 45 Va Va-Va; Keeping House
", Jacob (son) 14 WV NC-Va
", Preston (son) 12 WV NC-Va
", William C. (son) 10 WV NC-Va
Lines 46-50; Enum-Dwelling #160; Enum-Family #181
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Mingo ED ED:88; Hardee District Pg# sheet 1A
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Sheppard, Allen J. 65 NC NC-NC: born Jan-1835; married-42-years; Farmer; rents-farm; Farm-Sch #7
",  Julia A. (wife) 64 Va NC-OH; born Oct-1835; married-42-years; 6-children / 4-living
Marcum, Edna (g-dau) 18 WV Va-Va; born May-1882; divorced; 1-child / 0-living
Farley, Allen B. (boarder) 27 WV Va-Va; born Aug-1872; married-7-years; Day Laborer
White, Allen J. (g-son) 18 WV Va-Va; born Sep-1881; single; Day Laborer
Lines 40-44; Enum-Dwelling #7; Enum-Family #7
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Mingo ED ED:145; Hardee District Pg# sheet 4B
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Sheppard, Allen J. 75 NC NC-NC; married-53-years; Farmer, General Farm; Rents-farm; Farm Sch #54
",  Julia A. (wife) 76 WV NC-OH; married-53-years; 6-children / 4-living
",  Piercy G. (gr-son) 14 WV WV-WV; Farm Labor; home farm
Lines 77-79; Enum-Dwelling #62; Enum-Family #62;
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Mingo ED ED:107; Hardee Magisterial District Pg# sheet 18B
86-yr-old Allen J. Shepard (wid'r) is living w/son George (61) & his wife, Laury (27); their children: Finley 8, Dollie 5, & Bessie 1

 

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