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Rebecca Shepard (Greenhill)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Staplehurst, Kent, England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Greenhill and Rebecca Adams
Wife of John Shepherd and John Shepard, Sr.
Mother of Deacon John Shepard; Infant John Shepard; Jerusha Shepard; Mary Shepard; Cynthia Shepard and 13 others
Sister of Thomas Greenhill
Half sister of Hannah Smith; Sarah Willett; John Adams of Hartford; Samuel Adams; Hester Adams and 1 other

Managed by: Michael Bishop Ebersol
Last Updated:

About Rebecca Shepard

Rebecca Greenhill was christened on 24 February 1630 in Staplehurst, Kent, England. Rebecca Greenhill died on Thursday, 22 December 1689 in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut. (1)

Parents: Samuel Greenhill (c. 1591-c.1637) and Rebecca Baseden (c. 1608-1678). Rebecca Baseden married Jeremy Adams after Samuel Greenhill's death.

Rebecca emigrated from England to the Colonies with her parents and brother Thomas in 1634.

Marriage 1: On 4 October 1649 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Rebecca married John Shepard, son of Capt. Edward Shepard and Violet Stanley. (2)

Children of Rebecca Greenhill and John Shepard:

1. Rebecca Shepard+2 (a 1650 - 7 Mar 1697)

2. John Shepard2 (22 Jan 1651/52 - )

3. Sarah Shepard1 (5 Mar 1655/56 - 18 Dec 1753)

4. Violet Shepard1 (a 1658 - 14 Aug 1682)

5. Elizabeth Shepard1 (26 Jul 1660 - 4 Aug 1682)

6. Edward Shepard1 (31 Jul 1662 - 9 Sep 1711)

7. Samuel Shepard2 (3 Jul 1664 - )

8. Thomas Shepard2 (12 Nov 1666 - 6 Mar 1743)

9. Deborah Shepard1 (a 1669 - 8 Feb 1721)

10. Abigail Shepard1 (a 1671 - 5 Sep 1750)

11. Hannah Shepard1 (29 Jan 1672 - 4 Nov 1709)

Weblinks:

http://www.theroyfamily.com/p11926.htm

Citations

  1. Ancestral File. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1994.
  2. Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index. 1930. Reprint Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986.
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Rebecca Shepard's Timeline

1630
February 24, 1630
Staplehurst, Kent, England
February 24, 1630
Staplehurst, Kent, England
1649
October 4, 1649
Age 19
Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, USA
1650
January 19, 1650
Age 19
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1651
January 22, 1651
Age 20
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1654
March 5, 1654
Age 24
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1657
1657
Age 26
1658
1658
Age 27
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
1660
July 26, 1660
Age 30
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1662
July 31, 1662
Age 32
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States