Bio: Shepherd, Amos W. (1881)


Surnames: Shepherd, Young

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 345

AMOS W. SHEPHERD, farmer, came to Wisconsin in 1856; located at Green Lake, and resided there with parents for five years. Enlisted in 1861, 11th Wis. I. Served one and one half years; was wounded in right leg at Cache River, Ark. Re-enlisted in 2d Minn. C. and served until close of war. Came to Eau Claire County in 1866, and has been farming and lumbering since. Owns 280 acres of improved land. Was Pathmaster of town of Otter Creek for some six years, and on School Board two or three years. Born in England, 1846; came to America in 1853. Married at Black River Falls, in July, 1870, to Ellen Young, born in Jefferson Co., Wis. They have two children, Ella M. and Homer.



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