William Sheppard

This information is contributed by Carolyn Shank

WILLIAM SHEPPARD served 12 to 18 months under Gen. Green, Cols. Rhodes and 
Armstrong, and Capt. Ivy. No date given for his birth. His wife, Mourning, (b. 
about 1761) made (written) affadavit on July 13, 1846 before court that her 
husband served while they were residents of Duplin County. William died in 
Scriven County, Ga. on 18 Oct. 1835. His son, Harvy Sheppard, then 45, of 
Scriven County, Ga. made application and was awarded as survivor.
Others who appeared on  William Sheppard's behalf as testament to his veracity 
were Roderick Boykin, John B. Boykin Sr., J.C.A. Mock, Stephen Pearce, W. 
Brigdon, Granville Bevill, J. W. Hunter, James Lee, Isaac Lanier and David 
Lee. Clergyman Moses N. Mall also testified as to the day and date of William 
Sheppard's death.

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