Shephard, Paul, a Presbyterian minister, was born in Fayette, N.Y., June 3, 1803. He was educated at Oberlin College, studied theology, in the same institution, was licensed and ordained by the Oberlin Association in 1839, and preached at the following places: Richmond and Allegan, Mich.; in 1846 at Medina, Mich.; in 1851 at Dover, Mich. In 1856 he visited Kansas Territory and established a Church at Tecumseh, and was one of the original members of Kansas Presbytery. In 1859 he returned to Monroe Presbytery, and was stated supply for the Church at Dover and Clayton, Mich. Here he labored until his death, Nov. 9, 1860. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1862, p. 195.