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Daniel Shepherd

Male 1659 -


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  • Name Daniel Shepherd 
    Born 1659  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I5237  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2015 

    Family Mary Bryce,   b. Abt 1662 
    Married Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Daniel Shepherd,   b. of Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F3027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "The Shepherds were not Friends, but living so near the Meeting-House they gradually became 'somewhat convinced of the truth' and later a famous Friend Minister was called to the home of Mary Bryce Shepherd who was gravely ill and died apparently in the faith. Later on, her husband and family all joined the sect which worshipped so near to them, and where they neighbors gathered on First and Fifth days." [Wing Family of America rootsweb tree]

      "Daniel Shepherd was chosen the first school master in old Dartmouth. He was said to be a near relative of that 'sweete, gratious, heavenly-minded, soul-ravishing minister,' Mr. Thomas Shepherd, as he was ecstatically described." ["Five Johns of Old Dartmouth," by William A. Wing.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S158] Rootsweb tree of The Wing Family of America.

    2. [S678] William A. Wing, "Five Johns of Old Dartmouth." Old Dartmouth Historical Sketch Number 25.