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Bessie Lucille Sherman

Bessie Lucille Sherman

Female 1882 - 1963  (80 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Bessie Lucille ShermanBessie Lucille Sherman was born on 30 Dec 1882 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Sylvester Adams Sherman and Emily Alice McMahan); died on 24 Dec 1963 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 27 Dec 1963 in Crown Hill Cemetery.

    Bessie married Thomas Allan Sims on 24 Jun 1908 in Marion County, Indiana, USA, and was divorced about 1910 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA. Thomas (son of James Addison Sims and Mary Elizabeth Laughlin) was born on 26 Apr 1879 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; died in 1949 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Bessie married Frederick Graham Lorenz on 7 Jun 1913 in Franklin, Marion, Indiana, USA. Frederick (son of Fredrick Adolph Lorenz and Anna Wagner) was born on 21 Oct 1880 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; died on 24 Feb 1951 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 26 Feb 1951 in Crown Hill Cemetery. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Frederick Graham Lorenz, Jr. was born on 18 Apr 1914 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; died on 9 Dec 2000 in Nashville, Brown, Indiana, USA; was buried on 11 Dec 2000 in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    2. Paul Sherman Lorenz was born on 26 Nov 1916 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; died on 16 Oct 2015 in Nashville, Brown, Indiana, USA; was buried on 24 Oct 2015 in Washington Park North Cemetery.
    3. Virginia Ann "Ginny" Lorenz was born on 31 Oct 1920 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; died on 17 Oct 2018 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    4. Marjorie Edythe "Marny" Lorenz was born on 3 Oct 1924 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; died on 18 Feb 2021 in Elmhurst, DuPage, Illinois, USA.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Sylvester Adams ShermanSylvester Adams Sherman was born on 6 May 1852 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Nathan Tilchner Sherman and Lucy G. Leonard); died on 1 Jun 1938 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 4 Jun 1938 in Crown Hill Cemetery.

    Sylvester married Emily Alice McMahan in 1875 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA. Emily (daughter of William Reed McMahan and Sarah Clark) was born on 29 Feb 1852 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 12 Apr 1936 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 15 Apr 1936 in Crown Hill Cemetery. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Emily Alice McMahanEmily Alice McMahan was born on 29 Feb 1852 in Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of William Reed McMahan and Sarah Clark); died on 12 Apr 1936 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 15 Apr 1936 in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    Children:
    1. Ada Belle Sherman was born on 21 Aug 1876 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 20 Sep 1956 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    2. Fred Leonard Sherman was born on 29 Dec 1878 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 27 Nov 1885 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    3. 1. Bessie Lucille Sherman was born on 30 Dec 1882 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 24 Dec 1963 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 27 Dec 1963 in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    4. Emily Louisa Sherman was born on 22 Nov 1886 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 24 Nov 1965 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    5. Walter Reed Sherman was born on 4 May 1893 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 13 May 1894 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Nathan Tilchner ShermanNathan Tilchner Sherman was born on 9 Sep 1817 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA (son of John Leonard Sherman, Jr. and Lucy "Sally" Sherman); died on 26 Jun 1882 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).

    Nathan married Lucy G. Leonard on 14 Nov 1838 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA. Lucy (daughter of Ezekiel Leonard, Jr. and Huldah Stever) was born on 28 Jan 1815 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 13 Oct 1883 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania). [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Lucy G. LeonardLucy G. Leonard was born on 28 Jan 1815 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of Ezekiel Leonard, Jr. and Huldah Stever); died on 13 Oct 1883 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    Children:
    1. Simeon Leonard Sherman was born on 26 Dec 1839 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 26 May 1912 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    2. Arabella Rosamond Sherman was born on 30 Dec 1841 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 5 Apr 1892 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    3. Origen Buck Sherman was born on 28 Feb 1844 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 27 Dec 1918 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    4. David Thompson Sherman was born on 16 Mar 1846 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 21 Jun 1924 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Unknown.
    5. Nathan Harrison Sherman was born on 23 Jun 1847 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 16 Jul 1922 in Sayre, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    6. Olive Sophia Sherman was born on 8 Apr 1850 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 27 May 1915 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    7. 2. Sylvester Adams Sherman was born on 6 May 1852 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 1 Jun 1938 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 4 Jun 1938 in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    8. Lucy Angeline Sherman was born on 17 Jul 1857 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 23 Aug 1929 in Athens, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Tioga Point Cemetery.

  3. 6.  William Reed McMahanWilliam Reed McMahan was born on 17 May 1814 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Samuel McMahan and Jane "Jennie" Reed); died on 29 Dec 1901 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 31 Dec 1901 in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).

    William married Sarah Clark on 19 May 1840 in Potts Grove, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA. Sarah (daughter of John Clark, Jr. and Margaret Maxwell) was born on 13 Jul 1819 in Liberty, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 14 Jan 1884 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 16 Jan 1884 in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania). [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Sarah ClarkSarah Clark was born on 13 Jul 1819 in Liberty, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of John Clark, Jr. and Margaret Maxwell); died on 14 Jan 1884 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 16 Jan 1884 in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    Children:
    1. Samuel McMahan was born about 1841 in Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; and died.
    2. John Clark McMahan was born on 8 Nov 1842 in Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 27 Oct 1904 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 29 Dec 1904 in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    3. Robert A. McMahan was born on 12 Mar 1845 in Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 1 Sep 1918 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 8 Sep 1918 in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    4. Margaret Louise McMahan was born on 1 Sep 1848 in Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 28 Jan 1926 in Canton, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Park Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    5. 3. Emily Alice McMahan was born on 29 Feb 1852 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 12 Apr 1936 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA; was buried on 15 Apr 1936 in Crown Hill Cemetery.
    6. William Hurley McMahan was born on 6 Feb 1855 in Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 16 Apr 1915 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    7. Thomas James McMahan was born on 22 Jul 1856 in Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 19 Jun 1936 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery.
    8. David Elwood McMahan was born on 10 Mar 1859 in Washingtonville, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 23 Mar 1940 in Athens, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Tioga Point Cemetery.
    9. Sarah Ann "Sally" McMahan was born on 13 Dec 1862 in Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 11 Feb 1952 in Sayre, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Glenwood Cemetery.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Leonard Sherman, Jr.John Leonard Sherman, Jr. was born on 17 Jul 1782 in Rhode Island, USA (son of John L. Sherman and Lucy); died on 2 Sep 1856 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 5 Sep 1856 in Chace-Newbury Cemetery.

    John married Lucy "Sally" Sherman on 22 Mar 1808 in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA. Lucy (daughter of Nathan Sherman and Rebeckah Williams) was born on 28 Dec 1787 in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA; died on 23 Jan 1868 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 26 Jan 1868 in Chace-Newbury Cemetery. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Lucy "Sally" ShermanLucy "Sally" Sherman was born on 28 Dec 1787 in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA (daughter of Nathan Sherman and Rebeckah Williams); died on 23 Jan 1868 in Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 26 Jan 1868 in Chace-Newbury Cemetery.
    Children:
    1. Sally Sherman was born on 2 Sep 1808 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA; died on 21 May 1899 in Elk City, Tioga, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Knowlton Cemetery (aka Elk Run Cemetery).
    2. Sherman was born about 1810 in Vermont, USA; and died.
    3. Lucy Sherman was born on 6 Jan 1813 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA; died on 27 Aug 1890 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Grover Hill Cemetery.
    4. 4. Nathan Tilchner Sherman was born on 9 Sep 1817 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA; died on 26 Jun 1882 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    5. Seth Sherman was born on 19 Nov 1819 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA; died on 8 Dec 1905 in Columbia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Fries Cemetery.
    6. Simeon Sherman was born about 1820 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA; died about 1821 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA.
    7. David Thompson Sherman was born on 29 May 1824 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA; died on 13 May 1913 in Butler, Montgomery, Illinois, USA; was buried in Wares Grove Cemetery.
    8. Elizabeth Ann "Betsey " Sherman was born about 1825 in Pennsylvania, USA; and died.
    9. William Edward Sherman was born on 28 Nov 1828 in Sylvania, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 27 May 1891 in Mansfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Pratt Cemetery.
    10. Helen Marr Sherman was born on 30 May 1831 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 14 Aug 1906 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Chace-Newbury Cemetery.

  3. 10.  Ezekiel Leonard, Jr. was born on 23 Oct 1787 in West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA (son of Ezekiel Leonard and Rhoda Sexton); died on 25 Jul 1869 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in East Troy Cemetery.

    Ezekiel married Huldah Stever about 1813 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA. Huldah (daughter of Jacob Stever) was born on 10 Mar 1792 in New York, New York, USA; died on 22 Jul 1860 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in East Troy Cemetery. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Huldah SteverHuldah Stever was born on 10 Mar 1792 in New York, New York, USA (daughter of Jacob Stever); died on 22 Jul 1860 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in East Troy Cemetery.
    Children:
    1. 5. Lucy G. Leonard was born on 28 Jan 1815 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 13 Oct 1883 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    2. Huldah Leonard was born about 1817 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died about 1890.
    3. Olive Leonard was born about 1822 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died about 1894 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA.
    4. Betsey C. Leonard was born on 18 May 1824 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 3 Aug 1888 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    5. Henry Stever Leonard was born on 1 Nov 1828 in Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 19 Sep 1905 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    6. Rensselaer Wilder Leonard was born on 8 Dec 1832 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 14 Nov 1877 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).

  5. 12.  Samuel McMahanSamuel McMahan was born on 8 Sep 1779 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA (son of Maj. James McMahan and Mary Murray); died on 11 Jun 1854 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 13 Jun 1854 in Chillisquaque Cemetery.

    Samuel married Jane "Jennie" Reed on 17 Mar 1803 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA. Jane (daughter of William Reed, Jr. and Mary Murray) was born about 1783 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 18 Jul 1875 in Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Jane "Jennie" Reed was born about 1783 in Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of William Reed, Jr. and Mary Murray); died on 18 Jul 1875 in Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA.
    Children:
    1. Polly Mary McMahan was born about 1804 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 25 Dec 1866 in Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA; was buried in Siloam Cemetery.
    2. Jennie Murray "Jane" McMahan was born on 30 Oct 1805 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 17 Nov 1861 in Union County, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Lewisburg Cemetery.
    3. Rebecca McMahan was born about 1807 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; and died.
    4. James McMahan was born in Jan 1810 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 29 Oct 1900 in Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA; was buried in Siloam Cemetery.
    5. Margaret McMahan was born on 26 Feb 1812 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 13 Sep 1899 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Chillisquaque Cemetery.
    6. 6. William Reed McMahan was born on 17 May 1814 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 29 Dec 1901 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 31 Dec 1901 in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    7. Samuel McMahan, Jr. was born on 24 Jul 1818 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 27 Jul 1906 in Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 29 Jul 1906 in Milton Cemetery.
    8. Eliza Ann McMahan was born in 1821 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 18 Dec 1885 in Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA.
    9. John McMahan was born in 1823 in West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 25 Dec 1900 in Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA; was buried in Siloam Cemetery.

  7. 14.  John Clark, Jr. was born about 1796 in Liberty, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA (son of John Clark, Sr.); died on 20 Mar 1869 in Blossburg, Tioga, Pennsylvania, USA.

    John married Margaret Maxwell on 22 Oct 1818 in Montour County, Pennsylvania, USA. Margaret (daughter of William Maxwell and Jane Bolles) was born about 1803 in Pennsylvania, USA; died in 1887 in Mooresburg, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Margaret Maxwell was born about 1803 in Pennsylvania, USA (daughter of William Maxwell and Jane Bolles); died in 1887 in Mooresburg, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Unknown.
    Children:
    1. Samuel Clark
    2. 7. Sarah Clark was born on 13 Jul 1819 in Liberty, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 14 Jan 1884 in Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried on 16 Jan 1884 in Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    3. Robert F Clark was born about 1822 in Liberty, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA; died before 1890.
    4. John Clarence Clark was born on 27 Aug 1824 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 17 Jun 1909 in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Prospect Cemetery (Pennsylvania).
    5. Alexander Clark was born about 1828 in Pennsylvania, USA; and died.
    6. James Finney Clark was born on 13 Mar 1832 in Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA; died on 17 Apr 1923 in Geneseo, Henry, Illinois, USA; was buried on 19 Apr 1923 in Oakwood Cemetery.
    7. Thomas J. Clark was born on 15 Jul 1837 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 19 Jan 1906 in Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
    8. William M. Clark was born on 15 Oct 1840 in Pennsylvania, USA; died on 12 May 1917 in Dallas Center, Dallas, Iowa, USA; was buried on 15 May 1917 in Masonic Cemetery.