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Sylvester Adams Sherman

Sylvester Adams Sherman

Male 1852 - 1938  (86 years)

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  • Name Sylvester Adams Sherman 
    Born 6 May 1852  Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1870  Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1880  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1880  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1893  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1894  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1894  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1896  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1900  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1910  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1910  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1920  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1930  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died 1 Jun 1938  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 13
    Cause: Myocarditis 
    Death Certificate - Sherman, Sylvester Adams
    Death Certificate - Sherman, Sylvester Adams
    Buried 4 Jun 1938  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstone - Sherman, Sylvester A. and Emily Alice McMahan
    Headstone - Sherman, Sylvester A. and Emily Alice McMahan
    Person ID I1318  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 15 May 2017 

    Father Nathan Tilchner Sherman,   b. 9 Sep 1817, Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1882, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Lucy G. Leonard,   b. 28 Jan 1815, Springfield, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1883, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Alice McMahan,   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) 
    Married 1875  Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • 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.
    Children 
    +1. Ada Belle Sherman,   b. 21 Aug 1876, Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1956, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Fred Leonard Sherman,   b. 29 Dec 1878, Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1885, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    +3. Bessie Lucille Sherman,   b. 30 Dec 1882, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1963, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Emily Louisa Sherman,   b. 22 Nov 1886, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1965, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Walter Reed Sherman,   b. 4 May 1893, Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1894, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Fred A Lorenz and Anna Hale - Sylvester Sherman and Emily (Bess) McMahan
    Fred A Lorenz and Anna Hale - Sylvester Sherman and Emily (Bess) McMahan

  • Sources 
    1. [S298] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

    2. [S453] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

    3. [S254] 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1080; Page: 35; Image: 40; Family History Library Film: 805080.

    4. [S269] 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll: M593.
      Name: Sylvester Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence : 1870 Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania

    5. [S67] 1880 U.S. Census, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1105; Family History Film: 1255105; Page: 504.2000; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 0142.
      Name: Sylvester Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence: 188 0 Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania Occupation: Works in Tannery

    6. [S250] 1880 United States Federal Census, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1105; Family History Film: 1255105; Page: 504.2000; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 0142.
      Name: Sylvester Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence : 1880 Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

    7. [S119] U.S. City Directories (Beta).

    8. [S248] 1900 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T623 387; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 30.
      Name: Jobester a Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence : 1900 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    9. [S75] 1910 U.S. Census, Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T624_366; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 640.
      Name: Sylvester A Sherman Birth: abt 1854 Pennsylvania Residence: 1 910 Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana Occupation: Watchman Emplo yer: Clothing Store

    10. [S249] 1910 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T624_366; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 640.
      Name: Sylvester A Sherman Birth: abt 1854 Pennsylvania Residence : 1910 Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana

    11. [S615] 1920 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T625_451; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 399.
      Name: Sylvester Sherman Birth: abt 1853 Pennsylvania Residence : 1920 Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana

    12. [S259] 1930 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 607; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 16; Image: 227.0.
      Name: Sylvester A Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence : 1930 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    13. [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

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