'Sheppard3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Sheppard of Castle John, Sheppard of Castle Sheppard, Sheppard of Kilcunahanbeg

(1) BLGI1912 identifies the arms of this family as "Az. on a chevron engrailed or, between three fleurs-de-lis arg., as many estoiles gu.". That suggests a connection with a family shown on Sheppard2.
(2) The reports on this family start with 2 brothers who "settled in Ireland". We show them as sons of ...
?? Sheppard
1. Thomas Sheppard, Governor of New Ross, co.Wexford (d 1670-1, Captain)
  A. Thomas Sheppard of Castle John, co. Tipperary (d before 03.06.1724)
  m. Mary
  i. Thomas Sheppard of Castle John
  m. (c1721) Hannah Mason (dau of Sir John Mason (Mayor) of Waterford)
  a. John Sheppard of Castle John & Loughborough (co. Kilkenny) (d before 31.05.1786)
  m1. Ellen Hore (dau of William Hore of Harperstown)
  (1) Thomas Sheppard of Castle John (cleric)
m1. (c1770) Hannah Dawson (dau/coheir of Edward Dawson of Whitefield)
  (A) John Sheppard (dsp)
  (B) Thomas Sheppard of Edwardstown, co. Wexford (d 1865) had issue
  m. Eliza Hobson (dau of Samuel Meade Hobson of Muckridge)
  m2. Susannah Bull of Waterford
  (C) Ponsonby Sheppard (RN) ## see here ##
  (2) John Sheppard (dsp, Major)
m2. (c1756) Anne Read (dau of George Read of Snugborough)
  (3) George Sheppard
  m. (1789) Mary Alcock (dau of William Alcock)
  (A) William Sheppard of Kiltrassy, co. Kilkenny had issue (1 dau)
  m. (1823) Dorothea Anne Morris (dau of William Morris of Harbour View)
  (4) Anne Sheppard
  m. (1774) Benjamin Morris ## see here ##
  b. Mary Sheppard
  m. (1743) Thomas Hackett of Gamlenstown
  c. Jane Sheppard
  m. (07.09.1748) Henry Alcock of Waterford
  d. Susannah Sheppard
  m. _ Paul
  ii.+ other issue
  B.+ 4 daughters
2. William Sheppard of Ballinageelogue, co. Wexford
  A. James Sheppard of Kilcunahanbeg (b 1678)
  m1. Mary Asheton (dau of R. Asheton of Cullen)
  i. William Sheppard of Castle Sheppard, co. Tipperary (b 24.10.1703, d 1462)
  m. Edith Bradshaw (widow of Thomas Robinson, mother of General Robert Robinson)
  a. William Sheppard of Castle Sheppard (b 02.10.1739, d 1800)
  m. (1766) Mary Shortt (dau of John Shortt of Wingfield)
  (1) William Sheppard of Castle Sheppar (b 1781, dsp 14.11.1852, 3rd son)
  m. (1809) Eliza Bradshaw (dau of Captain Robert Bradshaw of Aileen)
  (2) Edith Sheppard (b 1772)
  m. Randal Cooke
  (3) Sarah Maria Sheppard (b 1774)
  m. Christopher Abbott
  (4)+ other issue - Robert (b 1765, d unm 11.1800), John (b 1778, d 29.07.1802)
  ii. Esther Sheppard (b 1699)
  m2. (1711) Mary Robinson
  iii. James Sheppard of Kilcunahanbeg (b 13.11.1712)
  m. Mary Wyllie (dau of William Wyllie of Annagh)
  a. James Sheppard of Kilcunahanbeg (b 05.08.1755, d 1780)
  m. (1779) Mary Gilbert (dau of John Gilbert of Cloughnae)
  (1) James Sheppard of Kilcunahanbeg, renamed Clifton (b 1780, d 1856, Captain) had issue
  m. (1808) Mary Doolan (dau of Thomas Doolan of Wingfield by Mary, dau of Amos Palmer of Derry Hoiuse)

Main source(s): BLGI1912 ('Sheppard of Kilcunahanbeg (formerly called Clifton)'), BLG1937 ('Sheppard formerly of Castle John'), BLG1937 ('Sheppard formerly of Kilcunahanbeg')
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