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James SHEPARD

James SHEPARD

Male 1731? - 10 Jan 1815?

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  • Name James SHEPARD 
    Born 1731?  Dorcester, Boston, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 18 Mar 1768 
    Hog reeve, Newcastle 
    Residence 15 Oct 1782  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1790  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James Shepard
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: James Shepard
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 2 [David, Alexander]
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 3 [James, Samuel, Gulliver]
      Free White Persons - Females: 3 [Susannah, Hannah, Nancy]
      Number of Household Members: 8
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 343; Image: 204; Family History Library Film: 0568142
    Assessed 1791  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1800  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James Sheppard
      in the 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: James Sheppard
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Balltown, Lincoln , Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males -10 thru 15: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 7
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Balltown, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M32; Roll: 6; Page: 351; Image: 337; Family History Library Film: 218676
    Residence 1810  Jefferson, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James Shepherd
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: James Shepherd
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Jefferson , Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 3
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 8
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Jefferson, Lincoln, Maine; Roll: 12; Page: 290; Image: 00294; Family History Library Film: 0218683
    Died 10 Jan 1815? 
    Person ID I53266  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2020 

    Family 1 Lydia GULLIVER,   b. 3 Jun 1736?,   d. 1776? 
    Married 1756  Milton, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lydia Gulliver
      in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Name: Lydia Gulliver
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 1756
      Marriage Place: Milton, Massachusetts
      Spouse Name: James Shepard
      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      both of Milton, Norfolk, MA
    Children 
     1. John SHEPARD,   b. 12 Oct 1757,   d. 6 Dec 1810, Boston, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Samuel SHEPARD,   b. 12 Nov 1759,   d. 1773?
     3. James SHEPARD,   b. [1762],   d. 24 Jul 1818, Jefferson, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William SHEPARD,   b. 4 Nov 1763,   d. 17 Mar 1823  (Age 59 years)
     5. Lydia SHEPARD,   b. 1766?,   d. 22 May 1807?
     6. Susannah SHEPARD,   b. 4 Jun 1768,   d. Bef 1860 CENSUS
     7. Sarah SHEPARD,   b. 1772
     8. Samuel SHEPARD,   b. 8 Oct 1774?,   d. 25 Apr 1855
     9. Gulliver SHEPARD,   b. 5 Dec 1776?,   d. 28 Oct 1836
    Family ID F16596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah COCHRAN,   b. Bef 1762,   d. BY 1790 CENSUS? 
    Married 15 Oct 1782  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hanna Cochern
      Maine Marriages, 1771-1907
      Name: James Sheephard
      Spouse's Name: Hanna Cochern
      Event Date: 15 Oct 1782
      Event Place: Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine
      Maine Marriages, 1771-1907
      Document Information:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M74488-3
      System Origin Maine-EASy
      GS Film number 11573
      Reference ID bk 573 p 436
      Citing this Record
      "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F46K-WMC : 4 December 2014), James Sheephard and Hanna Cochern, 15 Oct 1782; citing Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine, reference bk 573 p 436; FHL microfilm 11,573

      Vital Records of Newcastle, Maine
      compiled by Marlene A Groves
      August 2015 Maine Genealogical Society
      p 26
      Octr the 15 [1782] A purpose of marriage was published between Mr James Shepherd [?] of a place called Ballstown and Mrs [illegible] Cochren of this town

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/336421?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      own and vital records, 1754-1891
      Authors: Newcastle (Maine). Town Clerk
      Town and vital records, 1754-1891
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      11573
      7595763
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007595763?cat=336421
      [414/814]
    Children 
     1. David SHEPARD,   b. 29 Oct 1783,   d. 4 Oct 1859  (Age 75 years)
     2. Hannah SHEPARD,   b. 24 Nov 1785,   d. 10 Aug 1854, Calais Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Nancy SHEPARD,   b. 4 Sep 1788,   d. 18 Jun 1832  (Age 43 years)
     4. Alexander SHEPARD,   b. 12 Jan 1790,   d. 24 Nov 1876, Cambridge, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F18410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newcastle 1783: Nil
      Newcastle 1784: Nil
      Pownalborough 1766: Nil
      Pownalborough 1777: Nil
      Pownalborough 1783: Nil
      Balltown 1791: James Shepherd 1 poll, James Shepherd Jr 1 poll, Will Shepherd 1 poll

      Who are
      James Shepard m 23 November 1780 Mary Pressey
      James Shepard m Hannah Noyes
    • Early town records of Newcastle, Maine, from June 24, 1756, to January 6, 1779
      Newcastle town records
      ...
      New Castle March 18th 1768
      .
      3d David Given James Given Samuel Anderson & James Shepard chosen warden
      ...
      14...John McNear and James Shepard chosen Hogg constables
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/581614?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Court records, 1761-1989
      Authors: Maine. Court of General Sessions
      Court dockets 1834-1842 Court records v. 1-4 1761-1816
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1765424
      7856980
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007856980?cat=581614
      [375/1111]
      [378/1111]
      Benjamin Glidden yeoman Newcastle pleads Guilty
      taking cow and money in lieu of collecting taxes from James Shepard r Ballstown
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/729681?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Muster/payrolls, and various papers (1763-1808) of the Revolutionary War [Massachusetts and Rhode Island]
      Authors: Massachusetts. Secretary of State
      Vol. 43, Enlistment rolls, bounties, officers 1775-1781
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1906891
      8092201
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008092201?cat=729681
      [174/393]
      Volume 43 Page 59
      The Names of the Men engaged in Service. The Towns they belong to. The Towns for which inlisted or hired. The Captains Names under which they inlisted. The Serjents Names under which they serve. The Tie for which they engaged.
      [?]ro Perrom. Bowltown. Bawltn. Davis. Wiggles. 3 years.
      [Jam]es Shepard. do do do do do
      Joshua Chamber. do do Unknown. Unknown. do
      John Bawl. do do Baly do do
      Willm Carr. [same]
      Prince Rogers
      Joseph Bartlet
      Ezekl Starns do do unknown do do
      Benj Kinney
      Steph Grover
      John Glidden

      Gadinerston Feb 2d 1778
      Joseph North Coln
      2d Regiment in the County of Lincoln
    • Massachusetts Soldiers Sailors Revolutionary War

      MASS: Volume 14 Page 188

      Ballstown/Newcastle.

      Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col Joseph North's 2d Lincoln Co Regt, r Ballstown, engaged for Ballstown, joined Capt Davis's Co, Col Wigglesworth's Regt 3 years
      ALSO
      Private. Major's Co, Col Smith's Regt, Continental Army pay accounts for service from 8 February 1777 to 8 February 1780
      ALSO
      Capt Nathaniel Alexander's Co, Col Edward Wigglesworth's Regt, return not dated r Newcastle enlisted for Newcastle mustered by Col Sewall
      ALSO
      same Co and Regt May 1778 Camp Valley Forge
      ALSO
      same C R June 1778 Camp near White Plains
      ALSO
      same C R payroll for October 1778
      ALSO
      Maj John Porter's Co late Col Wigglesworth's Regt commanded by Maj Porter muster roll for March April 1779 dated Providence reported on command at Newtown.