FAMILY OF HARRISON 'HADD' & MARY MATILDA RICHARDSON SHEPHERD
of the North Carolina Counties Richmond and Montgomery.

Shared by Thomas D. Richardson Jr. & Wayne Thomas   November 2011

The Family of Harrison "Hadd" and Mary Matilda Richardson-Shepherd. In this picture
Mary Matilda Richardson-Shepherd has her twin sister standing beside her. Her name is Sarah Frances Richardson-Campbell. Her
husband was Christopher Columbus Campbell. Harrison was in the CSA; see his Confederate Ribbon pinned to his suit.   Shared by Thomas D. Jr. Richardson

Harrison and Mary attend their family reunion. Many of the people in these two photos can be found in the Genealogy below.

DESCENDANTS OF HARRISON 'HADD' & MARY MATILDA RICHARDSON SHEPHERD
Research by Mrs. M.L. Crump; T.D. Richardson, Jr.and Wayne Thomas with additional genealogical data by Myrtle Bridges

Generation No. 1

1.  HARRISON 'HADD'4 SHEPHERD  (THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born March 01, 1842 in NC, and died September 22, 1928 in Charlotte, 
Mecklenburg County, NC.  He married (1) SARAH WEBB November 09, 1865, daughter of HAILEY WEBB and SARAH.  She was born Abt. 1843 in NC, 
and died Bet. 1872 - 1883 in NC.  He married (2) MARY MATILDA RICHARDSON April 30, 1877 in Montgomery County, NC, daughter of ELIJAH 
RICHARDSON and SOPHIA SIMMONS.  She was born August 16, 1855 in Montgomery County, NC, and died June 09, 1927 in Raeford, Hoke County, NC.

Notes for HARRISON 'HADD' SHEPHERD:
U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Harrison Shepherd
Residence: Anson County, North Carolina
Age at enlistment: 20
Enlistment Date: 30 Oct 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
Enlistment Place: Richmond, VA
State Served: North Carolina
Service Record: Enlisted in Company E, 
North Carolina 38th Infantry Regiment on 31 Dec 1861.
Birth Date: abt 1841
Sources: North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster

Harrison, Thomas, William and Oliver Shepherd were in The Pender/Scales Brigade - North Carolina Infantry The Pender/Scales Brigade served 
for three years in A. P. Hill's Light Division, II Corps, then III Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. This brigade took part in every major 
campaign fought by the Army of Northern Virginia and distinguished itself throughout. Serving under outstanding commanders such as Major 
General Dorsey Pender and Brigadier General Alfred Scales, these North Carolinians fought with grit and determination throughout the entire 
Civil War. ( You can see Harrison's his Confederate Ribbon pinned to his suit in both photos. )

Harrison married 1st. on Nov. 9, 1865 Sarah Webb, the daughter of John and Nancy Webb from Richmond, Co. N.C.  Children: Sarah A. Shepherd, 
born 1869 married March 19, 1887 M. Ellis Mills, in Montgomery, Co. N.C.; Noah H. Shepherd, born Aug. 1870; Montgomery Webb Shepherd, born 
March 1872 married July 30, 1893 Diza Thomapson, in Montgomery, Co. N.C.  Research by:  Mrs. M. L. Crump and T.D. Richardson, Jr.

His birth shown on death cert. Sept. 16, 1834. Died widowed in Charlotte, at 94.
Informant on death cert. Mrs. Jno. S. McDonald, 1401 N. Alexander, Charlotte, NC Bur. Green Lake Cemetery, Rockingham, NC 



More About HARRISON 'HADD' SHEPHERD:
Burial: September 23, 1928, Green Lake Cemetery, Rockingham, NC
	
Children of HARRISON SHEPHERD and SARAH WEBB are:
	i.	MARY J.5 SHEPHERD, b. 1866.
2.	ii.	SARAH ANN SHEPHERD, b. Abt. 1868, Richmond County, NC.
3.	iii.	NOAH HARRISON SHEPHERD, b. August 04, 1869, Richmond County, NC; d. May 06, 1953, Greensboro, Guilford County, NC.
	iv.	JOHN RUFUS SHEPHERD, b. April 09, 1872, Montgomery County, NC; d. December 03, 1950, Rockingham, Richmond County, NC; m. JENNIE 
	SHEPHERD; b. May 12, 1872, Richmond County, NC; d. August 07, 1963, Richmond Memo. Hosp, Rockingham, NC.

Notes for JOHN RUFUS SHEPHERD:
Died chronic endocarditis, arterio schlerosis
Informant on death certificate Jas. Charles Shepherd, Rockingham, NC

His father shown 'Haden' Shepherd, mother unknown.

More About JOHN RUFUS SHEPHERD:
Burial: December 04, 1950, Rourks Chapel Cemetery, Ellerbe, NC

Notes for JENNIE SHEPHERD:
Died gastric ?
Whaland Shepherd, Greensboro, NC, Informant on death cert

More About JENNIE SHEPHERD:
Burial: August 09, 1963, Rourk Cemetery, RFD #2 Rockingham, NC

4.	v.	MONTGOMERY WEBB SHEPHERD, b. March 1873, Richmond County, NC.

	
Children of HARRISON SHEPHERD and MARY RICHARDSON are:
5.	vi.	WILLIE JANE5 SHEPHERD, b. November 14, 1886, NC; d. October 29, 1966, Hamlet Hospital, Richmond County, NC.
6.	vii.	LILLIE ALMA SHEPHERD, b. February 03, 1888, Richmond County, NC; d. September 19, 1923, Bensalem, Moore County, NC.
7.	viii.	MINNIE HARRISON SHEPHERD, b. May 27, 1891, Richmond County, NC; d. September 23, 1967, Wadesboro Nursing Home, Anson County, NC.
8.	ix.	VICTOR DOCKERY SHEPHERD, b. June 22, 1894, Richmond County, NC; d. March 10, 1969, Albmarle, Stanly County, NC.
	x.	CARLISLE SHEPHERD, b. July 1899, Richmond County, NC; d. December 30, 1914, Hoke County, NC.


Generation No. 2

2.  SARAH ANN5 SHEPHERD (HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1868 in Richmond County, NC.  She married M. ELLIS MILLS 
March 19, 1887 in Montgomery County, NC.  He was born in Montgomery County, NC.
	
Child of SARAH SHEPHERD and M. MILLS is:
9.	i.	LEWIS ALLEN6 MILLIS, b. 1898.


3.  NOAH HARRISON5 SHEPHERD (HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born August 04, 1869 in Richmond County, NC, and died May 06, 
1953 in Greensboro, Guilford County, NC.  He married ELLA NORA STALLINGS.  She was born January 30, 1887 in NC, and died July 16, 1978 in 
Guilford County, NC.

Notes for NOAH HARRISON SHEPHERD:
He was a minister according to 1900 Census of Rockingham, Richmond County NC

Rev. Noah Harrison Shepherd's death certificate shows parents Harrison Shepherd and Nora Webb. His Final address 732 Percy St. Greensboro, NC

More About NOAH HARRISON SHEPHERD:
Burial: May 07, 1953, Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford County, NC
	
Child of NOAH SHEPHERD and ELLA STALLINGS is:
	i.	CARL HARRISON6 SHEPHERD, b. July 29, 1914, Rocky Mount, NC; d. September 28, 1965, Moses H. Cone Mem. Hosp. Greensboro, NC; m. ANNIE 
	MAE STROTHER.

Notes for CARL HARRISON SHEPHERD:
Died Exanguination due to erosion of right carotid artery, due to carcinoma of larynx.

More About CARL HARRISON SHEPHERD:
Burial: September 30, 1965, Guilford Memorial Park, Guilford County, NC


4.  MONTGOMERY WEBB5 SHEPHERD (HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born March 1873 in Richmond County, NC.  He married DIZA 
THOMPSON July 30, 1893 in Montgomery County, NC.  She was born March 1873 in NC.
	
Children of MONTGOMERY SHEPHERD and DIZA THOMPSON are:
	i.	NANNIE M.6 SHEPHERD, b. May 1894, Montgomery County, NC.
	ii.	JOHN SHEPHERD, b. June 1896, Montgomery County, NC.
	iii.	ANNIE SHEPHERD, b. July 1899, Montgomery County, NC.


5.  WILLIE JANE5 SHEPHERD (HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born November 14, 1886 in NC, and died October 29, 1966 in 
Hamlet Hospital, Richmond County, NC.  She married WILLIAM RUFUS WILLIAMS.  He was born 1871 in NC.

Notes for WILLIE JANE SHEPHERD:
Died heart failure, cerebral hemorrhage.
Informant, Mrs. Lovie Clark, E. Rockingham, NC

More About WILLIE JANE SHEPHERD:
Burial: October 31, 1966, Eastside Cemetery, Rockingham, NC
	
Children of WILLIE SHEPHERD and WILLIAM WILLIAMS are:
	i.	MAUDE6 WILLIAMS, b. June 10, 1914, Richmond County, NC; d. April 07, 1974, Richmond Memo. Hosp, Rockingham, NC; m. JAMES HARVEY 
	REYNOLDS.

Notes for MAUDE WILLIAMS:
Died carcinomatosis, metastatic from right lung.
Informant, James Harvey Reynolds, 32 Flowers St. E. Rockingham, NC

More About MAUDE WILLIAMS:
Burial: April 09, 1974, Easeside Cemetery, Rockingham, NC

	ii.	EUGENE WILLIAMS, b. 1907.
10.	iii.	GENEVA RUFUS WILLIAMS, b. July 28, 1907, Hamlet Hospital, Richmond County, NC; d. February 22, 1967, Hamlet, Marks Creek Township, 
Richmond County, NC.
	iv.	FARLEY WILLIAMS, b. 1910.
	v.	ERMA WILLIAMS, b. 1912.
	vi.	ROSS WILLIAMS, b. 1913.
	vii.	MARY WILLIAMS, b. 1916.
	viii.	LESSIE WILLIAMS, b. Abt. 1918.


6.  LILLIE ALMA5 SHEPHERD (HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born February 03, 1888 in Richmond County, NC, and died 
September 19, 1923 in Bensalem, Moore County, NC.  She married JAMES NEWTON ASHBEL THOMAS April 28, 1909 in Rockingham, Richmond County, 
NC, son of JAMES THOMAS and MARTHA NELSON.  He was born August 06, 1879 in Montgomery County, NC, and died January 06, 1969 in Biscoe, 
Moore County, NC.

Notes for LILLIE ALMA SHEPHERD:
Died tuberculosis of the bowels.
J. Newton Thomas, Biscoe, NC shown as informant on her death certificate.

More About LILLIE ALMA SHEPHERD:
Burial: September 20, 1923, Pleasant Hill, Montgomery County, near Eagle Springs, NC

Notes for JAMES NEWTON ASHBEL THOMAS:
Died coronary occlusion
Informant, Mrs. Thelma Cole, Rt. 1, Biscoe, North Carolina

More About JAMES NEWTON ASHBEL THOMAS:
Burial: January 08, 1969, Pleasant Hill, Montgomery County, near Eagle Springs, NC
	
Children of LILLIE SHEPHERD and JAMES THOMAS are:
	i.	PEARL ASHBEL6 THOMAS, b. January 26, 1910, Rockingham, Richmond County, NC; d. May 07, 1991, Newport News, Virginia; m. JONAH CECIL 
	SAUNDERS; b. September 05, 1913, Star, NC.
	ii.	BLANCHE ALMA THOMAS, b. April 28, 1911, Rockingham, Richmond County, NC; d. July 22, 1988, Asheboro, Randolph County, NC; m. CHARLES 
	COY LYNDON; b. September 22, 1909; d. March 17, 1982.
	iii.	MARY EMILY THOMAS, b. October 09, 1913, Moore County, NC; d. May 07, 1993, Ashboro, Randolph County, NC; m. WILLIAM LEWIS, 
	October 18, 1931; b. November 13, 1910; d. February 18, 1996.
11.	iv.	CECIL LAWRENCE THOMAS, b. August 13, 1915, Moore County, NC; d. May 05, 1963, Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina.
	v.	THELMA FAY THOMAS, b. November 23, 1917, Moore County, NC; d. April 29, 1985, Moore County, NC; m. CONNIE LEE COLE; b. May 15, 1917; 
	d. January 27, 1988.
	vi.	VELMA MAY THOMAS, b. November 23, 1917, Moore County, NC; d. January 01, 1987, Moore County, NC; m. EUGENE BANE PARSONS, April 27, 
	1950; b. January 17, 1920; d. November 17, 1988.
	vii.	ANNIE LOIS THOMAS, b. July 19, 1920; d. July 07, 1921.
	viii.	ERNEST NEWTON THOMAS, b. June 17, 1922; d. January 26, 1923.


7.  MINNIE HARRISON5 SHEPHERD (HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born May 27, 1891 in Richmond County, NC, and died September 
23, 1967 in Wadesboro Nursing Home, Anson County, NC.  She married REGINALD GARSIDE NUTTALL April 17, 1912, son of BENJAMIN NUTTALL.  He was 
born August 09, 1883 in Canada, and died November 07, 1953 in Village of Cordova, Richmond County, NC.

Notes for MINNIE HARRISON SHEPHERD:
Minnie Sheppard Nuttall, daughter of Harrison Sheppard and Mary Richardson, textile worker, widowed, final residence, Cordova, Richmond Co., NC
Informant on death cert. Alex Nuttall

'Sheppard' spelled this way on death certificate.

More About MINNIE HARRISON SHEPHERD:
Burial: September 25, 1967, Richmond Memo. Park, Rockingham, Richmond County, NC

Notes for REGINALD GARSIDE NUTTALL:
Reginald D. Nuttall was a carpenter in highway bridge construction during early years of his marriage to Minnie H. Shepherd.

Died coronary thrombosis, Informant, A.C. Nuttall, Cordova, NC

More About REGINALD GARSIDE NUTTALL:
Burial: November 09, 1953, Richmond Memo. Park, Rockingham, Richmond County, NC
	
Children of MINNIE SHEPHERD and REGINALD NUTTALL are:
	i.	ETHEL VICTORIA6 NUTTALL, b. November 24, 1913, Hartwell, Georgia; d. February 09, 1992, Richmond County, NC; m. JAMES ELMER EAVES, 
	April 01, 1932, Delano, Polk County, Tennessee.
	ii.	ANNA M. NUTTALL, b. 1915, South Carolina.
	iii.	ALEXANDER CARLYLE NUTTALL, b. September 03, 1917, Montgomery County, NC; d. March 03, 2000, Richmond County, NC.
	iv.	MINNIE ESTELLE NUTTALL, b. June 29, 1919, Moore County, NC.
	v.	BARNIE RHOODS NUTTALL, b. February 07, 1922, Bensalem, Moore County, NC, Rt 1, Biscoe, NC; d. February 08, 1922, Bensalem, Moore 
	County, NC.

Notes for BARNIE RHOODS NUTTALL:
Child very weak at birth, probably intracranial hemorrhage

More About BARNIE RHOODS NUTTALL:
Burial: February 09, 1922, Pine Grove Cemetery

	vi.	REGINALD GARSIDE NUTTALL, b. December 12, 1922, Bensalem, Moore County, NC; d. December 12, 1922, Bensalem, Moore County, NC.

Notes for REGINALD GARSIDE NUTTALL:
The last 3 children of this mother have died a few hours after birth. I don't know the cause. N.P. Coppedge, M.C., Candor, NC

More About REGINALD GARSIDE NUTTALL:
Burial: December 13, 1922, Pine Grove Cemetery

	vii.	WILLIE GERTRUDE NUTTALL, b. January 26, 1924, Bensalem, Moore County, NC; d. March 05, 1924, Bensalem, Moore County, NC.

Notes for WILLIE GERTRUDE NUTTALL:
Died at one month nine days, constitutional weakness
Informant, Reginald G. Nuttall, Biscoe, NC

More About WILLIE GERTRUDE NUTTALL:
Burial: March 06, 1924, Pine Grove Cemetery, near Hemp, NC

	viii.	BENJAMIN HARRISON NUTTALL, b. July 01, 1927, Richmond County, NC.
	ix.	THOMAS R. NUTTALL, b. December 1930, Polk County, Tennessee.
	x.	BETTIE LAGUME NUTTALL, b. March 14, 1934, Richmond County, NC.


8.  VICTOR DOCKERY5 SHEPHERD (HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born June 22, 1894 in Richmond County, NC, and died 
March 10, 1969 in Albmarle, Stanly County, NC.  He married (1) MATTIE E. COPELAND Abt. 1916, daughter of WILLIAM COPELAND and LOVERLY BREWER.  
She was born January 30, 1896 in Bensalem, Moore County, NC, and died November 28, 1929 in Highpoint, Forsyth County, NC.  He married 
(2) ELLA SMITH Abt. 1930, daughter of PAUL SMITH and LINDY FURR.  She was born July 20, 1892 in Stanly County, NC, and died October 03, 1946 
in Charlotte Memo. Hosp. Charlotte, NC.  He married (3) NAOMI NEWTON Abt. 1948.  

Notes for VICTOR DOCKERY SHEPHERD:
Died cerebral-vascular accident.
Residence 501 Old Charlotte Rd., Concord, NC at time of his death. 
Naomi Newton, wife, 3rd wife

More About VICTOR DOCKERY SHEPHERD:
Burial: March 12, 1969, Oakwood Cemetery, Concord, NC

Notes for MATTIE E. COPELAND:
Died at 33 yrs, 10 mos. 3 days, acute pneumonia entire right lung, due to influenza and excessive weight (303 lbs.) Final residence, 
Highpoint, NC.
Informant, V.D. Shepherd.

More About MATTIE E. COPELAND:
Burial: December 03, 1929, Bensalem, Moore County, NC

Notes for ELLA SMITH:
Died malignant brain tumor
Informant, V.D. Shepherd, Albemarle, NC

More About ELLA SMITH:
Burial: October 05, 1946, Fairview Cemetery, Albemarle, NC
	
Children of VICTOR SHEPHERD and MATTIE COPELAND are:
	i.	ERSEL6 SHEPHERD, b. February 28, 1917, Guilford County, NC.
	ii.	LELA PAULINE SHEPHERD, b. November 04, 1918, Moore County, NC; d. September 02, 2000, Albemarle, Stanly County, NC.


Generation No. 3

9.  LEWIS ALLEN6 MILLIS (SARAH ANN5 SHEPHERD, HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 1898.  He married SADIE SHEPHERD.  
She was born 1898.
	
Children of LEWIS MILLIS and SADIE SHEPHERD are:
	i.	VIRGILE PAULINE7 MILLS, b. October 12, 1918, Richmond County, NC.
	ii.	HAZEL LOUISE MILLS, b. February 21, 1924, Richmond County, NC.


10.  GENEVA RUFUS6 WILLIAMS (WILLIE JANE5 SHEPHERD, HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born July 28, 1907 in Hamlet Hospital, 
Richmond County, NC, and died February 22, 1967 in Hamlet, Marks Creek Township, Richmond County, NC.  She married JAMES W. CURRIE.  He was 
born 1895 in Richmond County, NC.

Notes for GENEVA RUFUS WILLIAMS:
Died coronary thrombosis
Final address, Rt. 1, Ellerbe, NC
Informant James W. Currie, Ellerbe, NC

More About GENEVA RUFUS WILLIAMS:
Burial: February 24, 1967, Richmond County Memorial Park, Rockingham, NC
	
Children of GENEVA WILLIAMS and JAMES CURRIE are:
	i.	WILLIAM J.7 CURRIE, b. 1925.
	ii.	JAMAMI J. CURRIE, b. Abt. March 1927.
	iii.	JAMES E. CURRIE, b. December 1929.


11.  CECIL LAWRENCE6 THOMAS (LILLIE ALMA5 SHEPHERD, HARRISON 'HADD'4, THOMAS3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born August 13, 1915 in Moore County, 
NC, and died May 05, 1963 in Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina.  He married LOIS FREEMAN December 01, 1934 in Rameur, NC.  She was born 
July 14, 1915 in Moore County, NC, and died March 02, 2004 in Ashboro, Randolph County, NC.

More About CECIL LAWRENCE THOMAS:
Burial: May 07, 1963, Big Oak Christian Church, Moore County, NC
	
Children of CECIL THOMAS and LOIS FREEMAN are:
	i.	LOWELL LAWRENCE7 THOMAS, b. June 05, 1938.
	ii.	DWIGHT CLIFFORD THOMAS, b. November 06, 1939.
	iii.	WAYNE DELBERT THOMAS, b. September 16, 1941, Ashboro, Randolph County, NC.
	iv.	MORRIS CECIL THOMAS, b. July 06, 1943.
	v.	BOYD ERNEST THOMAS, b. September 28, 1945.
	vi.	DOUGLAS EUGENE THOMAS, b. January 02, 1947.
	vii.	CAROLYN LOIS THOMAS, b. September 10, 1950.

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