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Sherman,  Bessie Lucille

Sherman, Bessie Lucille

Female 1882 - 1963  (80 years)

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  • Name Sherman, Bessie Lucille 
    Born 30 Dec 1882  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1900  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1910  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1920  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Exchange Student Abt 1923  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Exchange student from Sweden, Bengt Halbertson, is part of household 
    Residence 1930  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1935  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1954  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 24 Dec 1963  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 10
    Cause: Colon Cancer 
    Death Certificate - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Death Certificate - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Obituary - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Obituary - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Source: Indianapolis Star
    Buried 27 Dec 1963  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Person ID I1313  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 15 May 2017 

    Father Sherman, Sylvester Adams,   b. 6 May 1852, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1938, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother McMahan, Emily Alice,   b. 29 Feb 1852, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1936, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse 1 Sims, Thomas Allan,   b. 26 Apr 1879, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1908  Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Marriage Notice - Bessie Sherman and Thomas Sims
    Marriage Notice - Bessie Sherman and Thomas Sims
    About the Wedding - Bessie Sherman to Thomas Sims
    About the Wedding - Bessie Sherman to Thomas Sims
    Divorced Abt 1910  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse 2 Lorenz, Frederick Graham,   b. 21 Oct 1880, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1951, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1913  Franklin, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14, 15
    Marriage Certificate - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Marriage Certificate - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Marriage Application - Lorenz Sr., Frederick Graham
    Marriage Application - Lorenz Sr., Frederick Graham
    This proves his father's middle name was Adolph
    Marriage Application - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Marriage Application - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Marriage application shows this is not Bessie's first marriage and that her first marriage ended with divorce.
    Marriage notice - Fred G. Lorenz and Bessie Sherman
    Marriage notice - Fred G. Lorenz and Bessie Sherman
    Children 
    +1. Lorenz, Frederick Graham Jr.,   b. 18 Apr 1914, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 2000, Nashville, Brown, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Lorenz, Paul Sherman,   b. 26 Nov 1916, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 2015, Nashville, Brown, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +3. Lorenz, Virginia Ann "Ginny"
     4. Lorenz, Marjorie Edythe "Marny"
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    1957 shugert meredith family reunion
    1957 shugert meredith family reunion
    Bessie Lucille Sherman (1882-1963)
    Bessie Lucille Sherman (1882-1963)
    Fred G. Lorenz, Sr, Marney, Mrs Paddock, Marjorie, Galen, Virginia, Bess Sherman, Paul Lorenz, JoAnne, John c1950
    Fred G. Lorenz, Sr, Marney, Mrs Paddock, Marjorie, Galen, Virginia, Bess Sherman, Paul Lorenz, JoAnne, John c1950
    Bess, Aunt Louise c.1958
    Bess, Aunt Louise c.1958
    Bessie, Fred and Paul - abt 1916
    Bessie, Fred and Paul - abt 1916
    3423 Salem St. (Frederick G. Lorenz & Bessie L. Sherman)
    3423 Salem St. (Frederick G. Lorenz & Bessie L. Sherman)
    Bessie - abt 1917
    Bessie - abt 1917
    Bessie Lucille (Sherman) Lorenz with sons Fred and Paul
    Bessie Lucille (Sherman) Lorenz with sons Fred and Paul

    Histories
    About Bessie Sherman (Lorenz)
    About Bessie Sherman (Lorenz)
    Love Letter from Fred G. Lorenz to Bessie Sherman
    Love Letter from Fred G. Lorenz to Bessie Sherman

  • Sources 
    1. [S453] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

    2. [S619] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Number: 307-36-9362; Issue State: Indiana; Issue Date: 1952-1953.
      Name: Bessie Lorenz Birth: 30 Dec 1882 Death: Dec 1963

    3. [S248] 1900 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T623 387; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 30.
      Name: Bessie L Sherman Birth: abt 1883 Pennsylvania Residence: 1 900 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    4. [S249] 1910 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
      Birth date: 1883 Birth place: Pennsylvania Residence date: 191 0 Residence place: Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana

    5. [S615] 1920 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 4, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T625_452; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 82; Image: 211.
      Name: Bessie Lorenz Birth: abt 1883 Pennsylvania Residence: 192 0 Indianapolis Ward 4, Marion, Indiana

    6. [S113] Oral History, Interview with Paul Lorenz remembering the exchange student from Sweden who came to live with them for the school year.

    7. [S259] 1930 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 608; Page: 22A; Enumeration District: 326; Image: 1082.0.
      Name: Bessie L Lorenz Birth: abt 1883 Residence: 1930 Indianapol is, Marion, Indiana

    8. [S241] 1940 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T627_1123; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 96-75.

    9. [S219] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta).

    10. [S71] Cemetery - Crown Hill Cemetery, Lorenz Family Burials.
      ANNABELLE H. LORENZ Burial: 03/21/1940 Section: 37 Lot: 56 3 ANNIE LORENZ Burial: 09/10/1886 Section: 31 Lot: 30 9 BESSIE L. LORENZ Burial: 12/27/1963 Section: 98 Lot: 78 7 EMMA LORENZ Burial: 07/10/1953 Section: 60 Lot: 881 F RED A. LORENZ Burial: 05/26/1941 Section: 31 Lot: 309 FRE DERICK LORENZ Burial: 02/26/1951 Section: 98 Lot: 787 FRED ERICK G. LORENZ Burial: 12/12/2000 Section: 2K Lot: C-1 HAR RY A. LORENZ Burial: 05/21/1923 Section: 60 Lot: 881 MAR Y JANE LORENZ Burial: 07/23/2003 Section: CM Lot: C-1-2K WA LTER LORENZ Burial: 09/03/1919 Section: 5 Lot: 85 WALTER W . LORENZ Burial: 11/17/1955 Section: 60 Lot: 881 SYLVESTE R A. SHERMAN Burial: 06/04/1938 Section: 98 Lot: 493 EMILY AL ICE SHERMAN Burial: 04/15/1936 Section: 98 Lot: 493

    11. [S213] Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Marion County, Indiana; Index to Marriage Record 1906 - 1910 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 49; Page: 519.

    12. [S282] Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992.

    13. [S616] Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941, Title: Marion County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1911 - 1915 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 71; Page: 264.
      Name: Frederick G Birth: 21 Oct Marriage: 7 Jun 1913 Marion, Ind iana

    14. [S616] Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941, Title: Marion County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1911 - 1915 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 71; Page: 264.
      Name: Bessie L Birth: 30 Dec Marriage: 7 Jun 1913 Marion, Indian a

    15. [S221] Evening Star Newspaper (Franklin, IN), Troy Gazette Register.
      TROY GAZETTE-REGISTER, TROY, BRADFORD COUNTY, PENN., FRIDAY, JUNE 20 , 1913 SHERMAN- LORENZ The following clipping from the June 7th issu e of the Franklin, Ind., Evening Star, will be of interest to relative s and friends of Sylvester A. SHERMAN, a former John street resident o f Troy. The Methodist parsonage was the scene of a pretty wedding thi s morning at 10:30 o’clock, the participants being former members of t he Methodist church of Indianapolis, while Rev. W. E. Edgin was pastor . The bride was Miss Bessie Lucile SHERMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S . A. SHERMAN, of Indianapolis, and the bridegroom, Frederick Graham LO RENZ, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. LORENZ, also of Indianapolis. The brid al party came to this city in a large touring car accompanied by thei r parents and the brother and sister of the groom.