NameSgt. John Shepard631
Birthabt 1627
Spouses
Birth1634
Death29 Dec 1689 Age: 55
FatherSamuel Greenhill (-<1660)
MotherRebecca Baseden (-<1682)
Marriage1 Oct 1649
ChildrenRebecca
 John
 Sarah
 Violet
 Edward
 Samuel
 Thomas
Birth1635
Death12 Apr 1691 Age: 56
Marriage3 Aug 1691
Notes for Sgt. John Shepard
John2 Shepard, b. abt. 1627, England, had children Rebecca, John, Sarah, Violet, Elizabeth, bapt. 1660, Edward, bapt. Aug. 3, 1662, Samuel, bapt. July 3, 1664, Thomas, bapt. Nov. 18, 1666.
John2 was made freeman at Cambridge, May 22, 1650. Removed to Hartford, where his name is first given in Conn. Colonial Records, Aug. 4, 1654. Hinman says he was "a man of consequence in the Colony." Lived on Lafayette street. Known as "Sergeant." Married (1) Oct. 1, 1649, Rebecca, dau of Samuel Greenhill. She d. Dec. 29, 1689, aged about fifty-five. He m. (2) Susanna, widow of William Goodwin, Sr., with whom he made a marriage contract, Aug. 3, 1691. He m. (3) Sept. 8, 1689, Martha, widow of Arthur Henbury, who survived him. [transcriber's note: it looks like the second m. occurred after the third one. oh well.]596
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