1720: Phillip Sheppard, one of my maternal 6th great-grandfathers, son of David and Sarah (Vickers) Sheppard, was born probably in
, New Jersey.1 He died Cumberland County January 5, 1797, and is buried at the in Sheppards Mill, Old Cohansey Baptist Church Cemetery , New Jersey.2 Cumberland County
1728: John Justice and Mary Moore, two of my maternal 6th great-grandparents, married at
, Scituate . John and Mary had eight children: Mary, John, Simeon, Thomas, Elce, Elizabeth, William (my ancestor), and Ezra.3 Plymouth County, Massachusetts
1Rev. Darrell and Sallyann Joiner (email@example.com), Cary Family History.
2Thomas Shourds, History and Genealogy of Fenwick's Colony,
(Bridgeton, New Jersey: George F. Nixon, 1876), 202. New Jersey
3Thomas Harold Justice, First Justice Families of Eastern Kentucky (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyfloyd/familyfiles/justice_history_update.htm : accessed
12 Feb 2010).
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