Bio: Shepperd, Andrew & Aminda (Smith)
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----Source: Clark County History Buffs Researchers, 1880 Federal Census--Albion, Jackson Co., WI

Surnames: Butrick, Clark, Coburn, Elliott, Fisher, Foster, Gile, Hewett, Holway, Lloyd, Lockwood, Root, Rountree, Ross, Shepperd, Smith, Spaulding, Thompson, Valentine, Withee



Andrew & Aminda (Smith) Shepperd

Clark County, Wisconsin



The first government land entry in Clark County was made by Isaac S. Mason in Section 35, in the Town of Weston, on Sept. 1, 1848.  From that time on for nearly fifty years the records of deeds in the Register of Deeds office were filled with the names as grantee of loggers in Clark County.  Prominent among these names we find those of W. T. Price, Samuel F. Weston, Cyrus Woodman, C. C. Washburn, William W. Crosby, Moses Clark, Lincoln Clark, Wm. T. Foster, Andrew Shepperd, Robert Ross, N. B. Holway, Abner Gile, Amos Elliott, James Hathway, Levi Withee, Geo. L. Lloyd, Abner Coburn, Jacob Spaulding, James Hewett, Root & Thompson and many others.


Andrew Shepperd was a lumberman and a resident of Albion, Jackson County, Wisconsin.  He was also a co-owner of many parcels of land in Clark County in a partnership with Justice of the Peace, John Valentine.



1880 Federal Census--Albion, Jackson Co., WI
 Name Relation Marital Status Sex Race Age Nativity Occupation Father's Nativity Mother's Nativity
 Andrew Shepperd  Self  M  Male  W  61  CAN  Lumber Manufacturer  GER  ENG
 Arminda (Amanda?) Shepperd  Wife  M  Female  W  60  AL  Keeping House  GA  TN
 Andrew W. Shepperd  Son  S  Male  W  29  IA  Mill Laborer CAN  AL
 Wm. Henry Shepperd  GSon  S  Male  W  13  WI  At School  WI  CAN
 Mary Preston  Other  S  Female  W  18  WI  Servant  CAN  SWI
 Lydia A. Smith  GMother  W  Female  W  80  CAN    GER  ENG
 Chas. Rumpel  Other  S  Male  W  21  PRU  Wks. In Sawmill  PRU  PRU
 Nicholos Rumpel  Other  S  Male  W  18  PRU  Wks In Sawmill  PRU  PRU
 Chas. Miller  Other  S  Male  W  28  PRU  Machinist  PRU  PRU
 Henry Stearns  Other  S  Male  W  18  CAN  Wks. In Sawmill  CAN  CAN
 J. W. Dean  Other    Male  W  22  CAN  Wks. In Sawmill  CAN  CAN
 George LaDue  Other  S  Male  W  32  CAN  Wks In Saw Mill  CAN  CAN
 Dell Smock  Other  S  Male  W  19  IL  Wks In Saw Mill  IL  IL
 George Thompson  Other  S  Male  W  22  IL  Wks In Saw Mill  IL  IL
 Wm. Linchen  Other  S  Male  W  22  CAN  Wks In Saw Mill  CAN  CAN
 Jas. Mackey  Other  S  Male  W  25  CAN  Wks In Saw Mill  CAN  CAN
 James Fallon  Other  S  Male  W  21  WI  Wks In Saw Mill  CAN  CAN
 Burt Smock  Other  S  Male  W  19  IL  Wks In Saw Mill  IL  IL
 John E. Kent  Other  S  Male  W  27  NY  Common Laborer  NY  NY


Original Land Entries

Beaver Township, Clark Co., WI


Transcribed from the 1918 History of Clark Co., Wisconsin by Janet Schwarze.


Township 27, Range I West (Beaver). Land in this town was first taken on Dec. 28, 1853, when Cyrus Woodman made a selection in Sections 7 and 30. Samuel P. Weston, May 2, 1854, in Sections 29, 30, 31 and 32. The next entries were in 1855, by Levi D. Brown, in Section 4. On April 5 Hiram S. Rountree took land in November 2, in Sections 6, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 17. September 11, Jacob M. Hackett, in Section 6. December 21, Charles W. Marshall located in Sections 7, 17, 19 and 20. June 28, Nathan H. Ambler secured land in Section 15. April 5, Burt Brett, in Section 16. On June 25, Elias K. Whitcomb secured land in Sections 19, 27, 28 and 30. John French, September 24, located land in Sections 19, 20 and 27; October I I 30, in Section 34. Andrew Shepperd and John Valentine located in Sections 21, 28, 32 and 33, September 24. September 13, James Hathaway made a selection in Section 29; October 31, in Sections 30, 32 and 33. June 8, William H. Lockwood, in Section 30. Charles Chase, June 5, in Section 30. June 5, Lucius G. Fisher located in Section 33. J. A. Butrick and Allen B. Butrick took land in Sections 34 and 35, on September 5. In 1873 the Wisconsin Central Railway selected land in Sections 3, 7, 9, 11, 15, 25, 27 and 35. Survey was made in 1848.




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