Seeking information regarding William Alfred SHEPPARD and family who settled in Medina, Bandera County, Texas in the 1850s. W.A. SHEPPARD (b. in Virginia near N.C. in Smokey Mts) had four sons and two daughters. Two sons Thomas Jefferson SHEPPARD(b. 22 Oct 1852,Louisiana)and W.A. (Jack) SHEPPARD married two sisters Eliza Armezinda CURTIS and Lydia CURTIS daughters of Meacham CURTIS and Lydia P. MINEAR CURTIS. Also seeking information on Meacham CURTIS and William MINEAR, Lydia's first husband who was killed in 1850.