Person:Thomas Shepherd (3)

  1. Thomas Shepherd1761 - 1842
m. 27 Aug 1788
  1. Elizabeth ShepherdAbt 1780 -
  2. Rebecca ShepherdAbt 1790 -
  3. John ShepherdAbt 1790 -
  4. Joseph Shepherd1794 -
  5. Susannah ShepherdAbt 1795 -
  6. Elijah ShepherdAbt 1796 -
  7. Thomas Shepherd1798 - 1880
  8. William Shepherd1802 -
  9. Nancy Shepherd1804 - 1846
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Shepherd
Gender Male
Birth? 3 Oct 1761 Halifax, Virginia, United States
Marriage 27 Aug 1788 Virginia, United Statesto Nancy Elizabeth Stanton
Death? 1 Aug 1842 Macon, North Carolina, United States

Sep 1842 will of Thomas Shepherd Sr. is probated in Macon Co. NC naming:

son JOSEPH - to get slaves Lillis, Silie, Sall, Mariah, Rachael, Betsy, Mariah, Mandee & Harriett and boys Anderson & Bob & Sam. Also to pay money to his borther John or for some suitable trade. Also to pay his sister Elizabeth WILSON $100 dollars or the same in suitable trade

son ELIJAH - to get "a negro woman by the name of Jinn", Harry, Chapis (?), Linda (?) Salle (who was Jinn's youngest daughter) and Will

son THOMAS - to get slaves Dick and Dick's wife, Vilet "also Vilet's Sall and all her children" and boys Leander, Squire, Nelson, Zachary, Alford, Jason & Burton. He was also to pay the heirs of Martin ANGEL which he had by Rebecca my daughter $150 to be paid in some good trade at the country selling price. Also to receive all my stock of all kinds.

son WILLIAM - a tract of land in section 11, District 10 for 140 acres and part of a tract Thomas had purchased along with George DICKEY. Slaves Ben and "Little Dick".

dau. SUSANNAH BRADLEY - slaves Sam and Lusinda

Exors: My worthy friend Jonathan PHILLIPS and Thomas SHEPHERD Jr.Wits: Wm. McCONNELL, Robert A. PHILLIPS. Names heirs: Thomas Shepherd, Joseph Shepherd, Elijah Shepherd, John Shepherd, William Shepherd, Martin Hurst, Asa Bradley and Elizabeth Wilson who "were dissatisfied and agreed among themselves that changes would be made:

Asa Bradley - 3 tracts of land, two on which he now lives and one joining to Martin Hurst, one tract where Elijah Shepherd formerly lived on Cowe

also a note on Hurst for 76.50 to William Shepherd

one tract lying joining William Shepherds land

a negro named Will

Joseph Shepherd to hold on to what was left to him except he agrees to let John Shepherd have 5 good mules and a good wagon and Thomas Shepherd to have all left to him except he agrees to give Elizabeth Wilson a Negro woman named Sal and her two children and a small horse. All the others to abide by the will dated 13 Sep 1842

signedThomas Shepherd Jos. Shepherd Elijah Shepherd Martin Hearst John (X) Shepherd Asa (X) Bradley Wm. (X) Shepherd George (X) Wilson & Elizabeth Wilson Wit: N. W. Woodfin

Reacknowledged after being signed and attested by H. G. Woodfin - Elizabeth to get Sal, her two children and the sorrell horse. William to get the Negro boy Will. (crossed out) - heirs of Martin Angel

  1.   Macon Co. NC Will Book.