Sheppard Cemetery
Provided by
Joel Honeycutt
c/o Blanco County Historical Commission
P.O. Box 1121
Johnson City, Texas 78636
Transcribed by:
Prepared for the TXGenWeb Blanco County Web Site by Wanda Qualls

Location:  2 1/2 miles northeast of Twin Sisters, on 281 south our of Blanco.

Names: The family name of the three people killed by Indians in 1868 was Sheppard.
Killed was the man, his wife and a child.  A 13 year old son was with them but was missing
and never heard from.  The family was from San Marcos Area and were on their way
to visit Joe Cherry their grandfather who lived in the Blanco area.  The bodies were
found by Anton Kneupper while looking for some horses the Indians had stolen a few
days before.  It was in July and the bodies were buried where they were found.


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