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John and Eveiline Shed

Source: Reba Parks,  <rtp071945 @>, Jan 2004


John Wesley Shed

  • born 16 Sept 1836 in Georgia, and died 14 Dec 1907, probably in Oakalla, Burnet County, Texas.
  • married first Mary Jane Ferguson on 12 Dec 1870 in Marion County, Texas. She was born 1841 in Tennessee and died before 1874, possibly in Bell County, Texas.
  • married second Eveiline Cannon, 20 Dec 1874 in Bell County, Texas. She was the daughter of James Cannon and Martha Knowles, born April 1837, probably in Franklin County, Arkansas. She died 19 Oct 1919 in Gatesville, Texas.

    Children of John Shed and Mary Jane Ferguson:

    • Sarah J. Shed, b. 1855, Texas; d. between 1870-1874
    • J. E. Shed, b. 1860; d. young
    • Mary Shed, b. 1863
    • Nancy E. Shed, b. 6 Feb 1866, Texas; d.8 June 1938
    • Anna Arizona Shed, b. 23 Dec 1868, Texas; d. 8 April 1842, Brazoria County, Texas
    • Margaret L. Shed, b. 1870, Texas; d. Feb 1943, Kileen, Texas

    Children of John Shed and Eveiline Cannon:

    • George Harvey Shed, b. 8 Jan 1876, Oakalla, Burnet County, Texas; d. 23 April 1956, in Belton, Texas
    • Alfred Thomas Shed, b. 16 June 1878, Oakalla, Burnet County, Texas; d. 1 Sept 1934, Aransas Pass
    • Henry Clinton Shed, b. 1 July 1880, Oakalla, Burnet County, Texas; d. 1952

John Wesley Shed and Eveiline Cannon

--for more information, see

Vertical File at the Herman Brown Free Library, Burnet, Texas


  by Billie Nichols Bennett, who has a page on Alfred (Alf) Shed 
  with some info on his family plus pictures.

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