Ann or Anne SHEPHERD was born in about 1822. She was baptised in Alne, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom on the 27 February 1822. Her parents were William SHEPHERD and Ann. 
On the 19 November 1846, Anne SHEPHERD married Richard HILL in Alne, Yorkshire, England. He was a revenue officer and his father, also Richard HILL, was a collector of excise. Anne was the daughter of William SHEPHERD, a farmer. Richard was 27 and she was 21.