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Julia Morton Dodson Sheppard

(1841–1912) A prominent citizen of Yates County, Julia headed her county's representation to the New York State Woman's Suffrage Association. She was a correspondent of Susan B Anthony, hosting her at the Sheppard's home during the 1894 amendment campaign. Susan B Anthony was a frequent speaker at both the residence and the Sheppard Opera House in Penn Yan owned by Julia's brother in law. On one occasion, Julia and Senator John Sheppard hosted a birthday celebration for Miss Anthony. Information taken from Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthony by Ann D Gordon.

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Lakeview Cemetery

426 Court St, Penn Yan, NY 14527

Yates County