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● Shepard Line        Montgomery Line

1600's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  1603/6→ Birth of Ralph Shepard (Stepney Parish, London, England)
1610's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  ●1613→ Thomas Ensign born (County Kent, England).
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1630's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  ●April 24, 1634Ralph Shepard brought before the Court of High Commissions as a nonconformist.
  ●June 30, 1635Ralph and Thanks Shepard set sail for America aboard the Abigail
  ●circa 1635 Thomas Shepard born.
  ●1637 John Shepard born (Concord, MA).
  January 17, 1638/39→ Thomas Ensign marries Elizabeth Wilder (Plymyouth Co., MA)
  June 20, 1639Isaac Shepard born (Weymouth, MA).


1640's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  ●July 1640 Hannah Ensign born.
  Dec 19, 1641Trial Shepard born (Weymouth, MA).
  ●circa 1643Walter Shepard born (Weymouth, MA)
  ●circa 1648Abraham Shepard born (Sudbury, MA)
1650's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  Feb 10, 1650/51→ Thanks Shepard born (Malden, MA).
  ●Oct 28, 1651Mrs. Thanklord Shepard and thirty-five other women of Malden and Mystic Side signed a petition on behalf of Pastor Matthews.
  June 08, 1653→ Jacob Shepard born (Malden, MA)
  ●circa 1656 Ralph Shepard born (Dedham, MA)
  Nov 19, 1658→ Thomas Shepard Marries Hannah Ensign (Malden, MA).
  ●circa 1659 Daniel Shepard born (Malden, MA)


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  ●circa 1660 Mary Shepard born (Malden, MA).
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1690's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  August 20, 1693Ralph Shepard dies (Charlestown, MA)
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  1765→ Birth of Robert Montgomery (on the Atlantic or in South Carolina)


1770's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  1774→Birth of Rebecca Coffee (South Carolina)


1780's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  ●Sep 18, 1785→ Birth of Mary Yoeman (New Haven Co., CT).
  Nov 13, 1786→ Birth of Obediah Shepard (Berkshire Co., MA)
1790's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  1790→ Birth of Hugh Montgomery (South Carolina)
  1797William Spencer born.


1800's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  ○1800→ Annie Underwood Battle born (NC).
  Jun 1, 1804→ Birth of Margaret Dixon Montgomery (South Carolina)
  Nov 24, 1805→ Obediah Shepard marries Mary Yoeman.
  July 29, 1806 Eusebius Joseph McClesky born (Abbeville District, SC).
  1808→ Birth of Mary "Polly" Montgomery (South Carolina)
1810's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  circa 1810→ Birth of Alexander Montgomery (South Carolina)
  April 16, 1813→ Mary Ann Shropshire born (Kershaw Co., SC).
  1815→ Birth of Rebecca Jane Montgomery (South Carolina)


1820's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  1821Robert Montgomery listed on the literary tax fund of Monroe Co., MS assessed a tax of 12 cents  Also listed Gideon, Spencer and Cooper families.
  Mar 4, 1823→ Marriage of Margaret Dixon Montgomery and William Spencer (Monroe Co., MS)
  Jun 7, 1823Monroe Church organized by the Rev. Thomas C. Stuart (Pontotoc Co., MS)
  Dec 14, 1828→ Birth of George Washington Shepard (Lewis Co., NY).


1830's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  Mar 19, 1832 Eusebius Joseph McClesky marries Mary Ann Shropshire (Jackson Co., GA).
  Jun 30, 1832William and Margaret (Montgomery) Spencer examined and admitted as members to the Monroe Mission Church, Pontotoc Co., MS
  Jul 1, 1832William Spencer baptized.
  Jul 8, 1832→ Children of William and Margaret Spencer baptized.
  ○1833→ Hugh Montgomery dies (Monroe Co., MS).
  April 21, 1833 Thomas Evans Montgomery born (Monroe Co., MS)
  Dec 24, 1835→ Marriage of Rebecca Jane Montgomery and James Gideon (Monroe Co., MS)


1840's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  Apr 28, 1842→ Frances Cornelia ("Fannie") McClesky born (AL).
   ●Jan 2,1847 George Washington Shepard marries Eliza Jane Woodard.


1850's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  1850 Robert Montgomery dies.
  May 9, 1852 Jefferson Thomas Herrington born (Jones Co., MS)
  ●Apr 10, 1853→ Death of Mary (Yoeman) Shepard (Lewis Co, NY).
  ●Sep 7, 1858Obediah Shepard dies (Lewis Co., NY)
  Sept 1859Rebecca Coffee dies of unknown causes following a three month illness (Pontotoc Co., MS).


1860's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  Aug 13, 1866 Margaret (Montgomery) Spencer dies (Pontotoc Co., MS).


1870's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  Sept 20, 1874→ Mary Ann (Shropshire) McClesky dies (Pontotoc Co., MS).
  1875 Jefferson Thomas Herrington begins teaching after attending Rawls Springs Seminary.
  Dec 27, 1876 Jefferson Thomas Herrington marries Seleta Margaret Bynum (Jones Co., MS)
  Oct 07, 1877→ Birth of Goode Montgomery (Pontotoc Co., MS).
  Jan 28, 1878→ Nora Vilula Herrington born (Jones Co., MS)


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1890's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  Dec. 22, 1892→ Thomas Evans Montgomery dies (Pontotoc Co., MS)
  ●Dec 22, 1894 George Washington Shepard dies (Monroe Co., WI)
  Nov 12, 1898→ Frances (McClesky) Montgomery dies (Pontotoc Co., MS)


1900's ═════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════
  1904→ Goode Montgomery publishes "The Alleged Succession of Jones County."
  Dec 25, 1905→ Goode Montgomery marries Nora Vilula Herrington (Jones Co., MS)


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