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Family: Sylvester Adams Sherman / Emily Alice McMahan (F423)

m. 1875


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  • Sylvester Adams ShermanFather | Male
    Sylvester Adams Sherman

    Born  6 May 1852  Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jun 1938  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  4 Jun 1938  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1875  [1]  Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Nathan Tilchner Sherman | F105 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Lucy G. Leonard | F105 Group Sheet 

    Emily Alice McMahanMother | Female
    Emily Alice McMahan

    Born  29 Feb 1852  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Apr 1936  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 Apr 1936  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William Reed McMahan | F108 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Clark | F108 Group Sheet 

    Ada Belle ShermanChild 1 | Female
    + Ada Belle Sherman

    Born  21 Aug 1876  Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Sep 1956  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Edgar Knotts Shugert | F32 
    Married  8 Jun 1898  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Fred Leonard ShermanChild 2 | Male
    Fred Leonard Sherman

    Born  29 Dec 1878  Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Nov 1885  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania) Find all individuals with events at this location

    Bessie Lucille ShermanChild 3 | Female
    + Bessie Lucille Sherman

    Born  30 Dec 1882  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Dec 1963  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  27 Dec 1963  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Thomas Allan Sims | F345 
    Married  24 Jun 1908  Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Frederick Graham Lorenz | F361 
    Married  7 Jun 1913  Franklin, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Emily Louisa ShermanChild 4 | Female
    + Emily Louisa Sherman

    Born  22 Nov 1886  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Nov 1965  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Charles Faulkner Stewart | F121 
    Married  24 Feb 1912  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Walter Reed ShermanChild 5 | Male
    Walter Reed Sherman

    Born  4 May 1893  Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 May 1894  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oak Hill Cemetery (Pennsylvania) Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • No marriage license as PA did not record vitals until 1906. Source is daughter Bessie's marriage license, which shows Sylvester and Emily as her parents. 1900 US Census gives years married as 25, thus the year married.

  • Sources 
    1. [S282] Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992.