Abraham Shepard, of Malden

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Abraham Shepard

Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: February 22, 1715 (72)
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Dea. Ralph Shepard and Thanklorde “Thanks” Shepard
Husband of Judith Shepard
Father of Sarah Hartwell / Goble (Shepard); Abraham Shepard; Judith Pettibone; Hephzibah Shepard; Thankful Pettibone and 2 others
Brother of Sarah Shepard; Thomas Shepard; John Shepard; Isaac Shepard; Trial Power and 5 others

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About Abraham Shepard, of Malden

Abraham Shepard

  • Birth: Mar 7 1642 - Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Death: Feb 22 1716 - Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
  • Father: Ralph Shepard b: ABT 1606 in England
  • Mother: Thanks Perkins b: ABT 1612 in England
  • Wife: Judith Sill


  1. 2 JAN 1671/72 in Concord MA 6. Note: name also seen as Judith Philbrook


  1. Sarah Shepard b: 7 DEC 1674
  2. Abraham Shepard b: 25 MAR 1677
  3. Judith Shepard b: 24 JAN 1678/79 in Concord MA
  4. Hepzibah Shepard b: 9 MAY 1681
  5. Thanks Shepard b: 30 JUN 1683 in Concord MA
  6. Mary Shepard b: 3 JAN 1685/86 in Concord MA
  7. Hannah Shepard b: 13 SEP 1689


Genealogical Dictionary of New England

SHEPARD, SHEPPARD, SHEPHERD, or SHEPHERD, ABRAHAM, Con- cord, s. of Ralph, m. 2 Jan. 1673, Judith Sill, d. perhaps, of John, had Sarah, b. 10 Sept. 1674; Abraham, 25 Mar. 1677; Judith, 11 Jan. 1679; Hepzibah, 9 May 1681; Thanks, 30 Jan. 1683; Mary, 3 Jan. 1686; and Hannah, 13, bapt. 15 Sept. 1689, at Charleston, in right, perhaps, of his w.

Abraham SHEPARD1212 was born on 7 Mar 1642 of Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. He died on 22 Feb 1716 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. Source: "The Shepard Families OF New England" Vol I FHL 929.273 Sh 47j

Printed from NEHG Register, Volume 124, April 1970, New England Historic Genealogical Society & Broderbund Software, Inc., Banner Blue Division, March 3, 2001

ABRAHAM SHEPARD (d. 17 15/6), of Maiden, apparently a teenager summonsed to Court for some prank in 1662/3. had "Gone to Cape faire" when answered for by his father Ralph, of Charlestown, Weymouth, Malden, and Concord, Tailor.37

37. G. W. Chamberlain, History of Weymouth ... 4 v. [Weymouth, 1928), IV, 630. The parents were Ralph Shepard and Thanks-Lord (_____), not "Thankful (Lord)", as alleged in print; the correction appears in Middlesex Deeds, Grantee,, Liber III, p. 105. The boy had "Gone to Cape faire" when called to answer on 23 March 1662/3, Middlesex County Court, Files No. 2196. This document, kindly reported by Thomas A Burke of Cambridge, when he heard that such references were being sought, led to the sine qua non, Files for Long vs Douglas. Parents: Ralph SHEPARD and Thankslord PERKINS.

Spouse: . Abraham SHEPARD and Judith FILBROOK were married on 2 Jan 1672 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.


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Abraham Shepard, of Malden's Timeline

March 7, 1642
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
December 7, 1674
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
March 25, 1677
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
January 24, 1678
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
June 9, 1681
Concord, Lexington, Massachusetts
June 30, 1683
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 3, 1686
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
September 13, 1689
Concord, Lexington, Massachusetts
February 22, 1715
Age 72
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts