George Washington Shepperd

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George Washington Shepperd

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Son of James Pendleton Shepperd and Catherine Von Guilley

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George Washington Shepherd (1842-1917) - Born in Missouri, Shepherd married Martha Sanders in March 1861. He fought with William Quantrill's gang of guerillas during the Civil War and afterwards joined up with the James-Younger Gang. He was involved with robbery of the Southern Bank of Kentucky on March 21, 1868. The gang got away with some $14,000, but a posse was hot on their trail. Shepherd was caught and sent to prison for three years. During his incarceration, his wife remarried without first obtaining a divorce. Shepherd was said to have killed James Anderson, the brother of William "Bloody Bill" Anderson in Texas. He died on February 23, 1917.

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