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Sarah Sheppard

Birthdate: (23)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 1732 (19-27)
Georgetown, Sussex, Delaware, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hercules Shepheard and Mary Avery
Wife of Jeremiah Claypool
Mother of Comfort Conwell; Mary Fowler; Sarah Gum; Elizabeth Conwell Claypoole; John Claypoole and 3 others
Sister of Comfort Kollock and Hannah Alice Shepard Kollock
Half sister of John Hinman and Richard Hinman

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About Sarah Sheppard

Hercules Shepheard and Mary Avery would have three daughters named Sarah, Comfort, and Alice who would all live to adulthood, marry, and have descendants.

Sarah Shepheard would marry Jeremiah Claypoole of Sussex Co. on March 10, 1710. Jeremiah Claypoole was the son of Norton and Rachel Claypoole. Both Jeremiah Claypoole and his father Norton served as Justices of Sussex County. (This daughter of Hercules and Mary (Avery) Shepheard is the direct connection to my own descent from Captain John Avery, and has constituted the major focus of my genealogical research on Avery descendants. A brief chart of this personal descent is found at the end of the page along with a more detailed web page link). Sarah Shepheard would have 8 children with Jeremiah Claypoole: (Comfort, Mary, Sarah, Rachel, Joseph, George, Elizabeth, and John). Sarah (Shepheard) Claypoole would die about the year 1732. Jeremiah Claypoole would marry a widow named Mary Davock Russell after Sarah's death, and he would die testate with an extensive will in 1744.

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Sarah Sheppard's Timeline

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
May 31, 1713
Age 4
Age 6
Age 10
Milford, DE, USA
January 15, 1724
Age 15
February 12, 1726
Age 17
Sussex, DE, USA
November 8, 1727
Age 18
Milford, Sussex, Delaware, USA
August 26, 1730
Age 21
Age 21