Astronaut Alan B. Shepard's grandmother, Annie Bartlett Shepard was born Feb. 18th 1861 in Nottingham, Rockingham County N.H. and died in Boston on Dec. 4, 1944 at the age of 83.
She was buried in Forest Hills Cemetary, East Derry, N.H., the home town of Alan Shepard.
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Annie Shepard was founder of the Molly Reid Chapter of the Daughter's of the American Revolution and served as regent from 1908-1909. She was instrumental in obtaining a birthplace marker to honor Maj.General John Stark
which is still located on Stark Road in Derry, N.H.
ANNIE BARTLETT SHEPARD