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Rebecca Shepherd
b. 1819, d. 26 June 1866
Last Edited=22 Dec 2004

     Rebecca Shepherd was born in 1819 in Whitley County, Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of Nimrod Shepherd and Gemima Smith.1 She may have been enumerated on the 1830 census for Whitley County, Kentucky in the household of her father as a female aged ten to fifteen years old.2 Follow the link to see the census image. Rebecca married William Perkins, son of Jabez Perkins and Nancy Anne Creekmore.1 Rebecca and William had 7 children. These children are Solomon, Elijah, Jesse, Lewis, James B., Jemimah and Sallie. William died in February 1864, leaving Rebecca a widow.1 Rebecca died on 26 June 1866 in Kentucky.1 She was about 47 years old.

     Children of Rebecca Shepherd and William Perkins:
Solomon Perkins   b. 4 Apr 1835, d. 24 Apr 1895
Elijah Perkins   b. 1838, d. 28 Mar 1865
Jesse Perkins+   b. 21 Apr 1840, d. 4 Sep 1894
Lewis Perkins   b. 1841
Reverend James B. Perkins+   b. Jun 1841, d. 29 Jul 1909
Jemimah Perkins   b. 1848
Sallie Perkins   b. 1850


  1. [S44] Walker, Betty. "Descendants of Edmond Creekmore". Compiled 14 Feb 2000.
  2. [S937] Kentucky. Whitley County. 1830 U.S. Census population schedule. Micropublication M19, roll 42. Washington: National Archives.

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