SHEPHERD Family

First Generation

1. Servis1 Shepherd(4815) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 1820. Servis died February 18, 1907 in West Amwell, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 86 years of age.

He married three times. He married Lydia Ann Rake in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, June 18, 1842. The Hunterdon County Gazette gives the marriage date is June 18, 1842.

Lydia was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey about 1823. Lydia(4816) was the daughter of Jonathan Hunter Rake and Adaline Godown. He married Mary Phillips in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, February 25, 1847. Mary was born in New Jersey 1823. He married Annie C unknown in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, 1874. Annie was born in New Jersey August 1838. In the 1850 census Amwell Hunterdon Co NJ page , Lewis (Servis) (age 29) is recorded with Mary (age 26) and Sarah (age 7). He is a taylor and all births are NJ.

In the 1855 NJ State Census West Amwell page 5, Servis Shepherd is listed with a total family of 4, 2 males and 2 females.

In the 1860 census West Amwell Hunterdon Co NJ page 461, Survey (age 39) is recorded with Mary (age 36), Sarah (age 17) and Henry Pearson (age 9). He is a farm laborer.

In the 1870 census Lambertville, West Amwell Hunterdon Co NJ page 417, Servis (age 48) is recorded with Mary (age 46), Charles Cummings (age 12) and Elizabeth Fitus (age 19). He is a farmer born in NJ.

In the 1880 census West Amwell Hunterdon Co NJ page 196, Servis (age 50, should be 58) is recorded with Mary (age 39, should be 56), John (age 4) and Annie Chamberlain (age 14). He is a farmer born in NJ.

In the 1900 census West Amwell Hunterdon Co NJ page 359, Servis (age 79) is recorded with his wife Annie (age 62), son John (age 23) D in Law Dora (age 25) and g-son Clement (age 2). They have been married for 26 years. Annie has had 5 children with 4 living at the time of the census. He is a farmer and all births are NJ.

Servis Shepherd and Lydia Ann Rake had the following child:

child 2 i. Sarah Adaline2 Shephard was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1843. She married Theodore Abbott in West Amwell, Hunterdon Co, NJ, October 14, 1860. Theodore was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 18, 1838. Theodore was the son of John Schenck Abbott and Charity Fisher. (See Theodore Abbott for the continuation of this line.)

Servis Shepherd and Annie C unknown had the following child:

child + 3 ii. John F Shephard was born December 1876.

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