Surname: Sherman

Biographical Sketch of David Sherman

David Sherman, who was a millwright by trade, settled in Warren County in 1819. His wife’s maiden name was Margaret Root, and their children were David, William, Lucinda, Ira, Frank, Mary A., Charles, Electa M., and George W All these, except David, married and settled in Missouri. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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Biography of John Norval Sherman, M. D.

John Norval Sherman, M. D. Although one of the younger physicians of Neosho County, Dr. John Norval Sherman, of Thayer, has gained the confidence and support of the public by reason of his thorough training for his profession and his fidelity to the ethics of the medical fraternity. He came to his present field of activity in 1916, with five years of experience behind him, and has already built up what promises to be a lucrative and representative practice. Doctor Sherman was born July 11, 1884, at Lafayette, Madison County, Ohio, and belongs to a family which originally came to America from England and settled in New York before the War of the Revolution. His grandfather was William Sherman, who was born in 1825, in the Empire State, from when he went to Kentucky, then to Scioto County, Ohio, and later to Madison County, Ohio, his death occurring in 1885, at Irvin Station, Ohio. He was a pioneer cattle man of the Buckeye State and a good and loyal citizen who served the Union as a soldier during the Civil war. A. W. Sherman, the father of Dr. J. N. Sherman, was born January 10, 1850, at Columbus, Ohio, and was reared in Scioto County, that state. As a young man he went to Madison County, where he was married and engaged in farming until 1888, when he removed...

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Biographical Sketch of William Sherman

Sherman, William; supt. of mails; born, Cleveland, O., Dec. 25, 1868; son of John and Elizabeth Mitchell Sherman; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Feb. 8, 1905, Mary L. Smith; first venture was in the coal business, but associations in that line being uncongenial and having a natural desire for mechanics, was about to engage in the machine and engineering business; at this time, was offered a position in the U. S. Post Office; embracing the opportunity for temporary employment, entered the postal service under Maj. W. W. Armstrong, who was the postmaster; that was in August, 1888, since which time he has continued with the postal department, serving successively under Postmasters A. T. Anderson, Judge J. C. Hutchins, Col. C. C. Dewstoe, and R. G. Floyd, the present incumbent; during that period, the gross receipts of the Cleveland Post Office have increased from less then $400,000 to over $3,000,000 annually, one month’s revenue at the present time nearly equaling that of an entire year at the beginning of the period. Recreations: Fishing, Boating, and an occasional jaunt through some large manufacturing...

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Herbert Joel Sherman

Q. M. (Navy); of Pender County; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Sherman. Husband of Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Sherman. Entered service Sept. 4, 1913, at Atkinson, N.C. Sent to U. S. S. Antilla. Made four trips overseas. Was in the Central American Revolution, Honduras, 1913; Mexican, at Vera Cruz, 1914; Haitien, 1915; Santo Domingo, 1914; Cuban uprising, 1917. From there to the U. S. S. Antilla. Mustered out at New York Feb. 17,...

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Sherman, Joyce A. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Joyce Ann Sherman, 72, of La Grande, died Oct. 22 at her home. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Loveland Funeral Chapel. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 27, 2009 _________________________________ Sherman, Joyce La Grande Joyce Ann Sherman, 72, of La Grande, died Oct. 22 at her home. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 23, 2009 _____________________________ Local Funerals and Visitations Nov. 2 – Joyce Sherman, service, 2 p.m., Loveland Funeral Chapel La Grande Observer – October 28, 2009 ___________________________________ Joyce Ann Sherman, 72, of La Grande, died Oct. 22 at her home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Loveland Funeral Chapel. Joyce was born June 25, 1937, to Maurice and Mary Feldman in St. Louis. She was raised and educated in Tulare, Calif. She married Harvey Sherman in Las Vegas on April 1, 1956. After they got married they lived in San Diego and Covina, Calif., and then moved to Honolulu. She loved crafts, collecting Christmas ornaments, and most of all, her family and pets. She was also co-owner of Sherman Land and Cattle Co. of La Grande, and City Wide Transportation Co. of Hawaii. She...

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Sarah Ophelia Todd Sherman of Nunda NY

SHERMAN, Sarah Ophelia Todd8, (Elbridge G.7, Bela6, Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 7, 1853, in Nunda, N. Y., married Sept. 4, 1872, Eugene Marsh Sherman. Children: I. Jessie Ophelia, b. Sept. 18, 1872, d. May 10, 1883. II. Bell Todd, b. June 29, 1875, m. Sept. 10, 1903, Edward Lines, and had issue: (1) Jessie Augusta, b. Nov. 10, 1904; (2) Stephen, b. July 4,...

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Biography of Carlos C. Sherman, M. D.

Carlos C. Sherman, M. D., is one of Riverside’s prominent and successful physicians. Although not a pioneer, he has been a resident of the city during the years of her greatest growth and prosperity, and the position he has occupied in her professional and social circles well entitles him to mention in the annals of the city. Dr. Sherman is a native of New York, and was born in Washington County, in 1847. In 1852 his parents moved to Michigan and settled in Eaton County. His father was a farmer by occupation and in this world’s goods was a poor man. Dr. Sherman was reared on the farm of his father, and from his early boyhood schooled to hard labor. His education was such as could be obtained in attendance at the district schools in the winter months; he was quick to learn and ambitious and advanced rapidly in his studies. Upon the breaking out of the civil war his patriotism was aroused and he endeavored to enter the military service. Upon his repeated trials at enlistment he was rejected on account of his age, but finally, in 1863, when but a boy of sixteen years, he succeeded in his ardent desires and was mustered in as a private of Company C, Sixth Regiment of Michigan Heavy Artillery. His regiment was assigned to duty in the Department of the...

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Biography of Maurice Sinclair Sherman

In the present-day development of the publicational plans of the Springfield “Union,” one of the foremost of the long established newspapers of Massachusetts and of New England, Maurice Sinclair Sherman, editor-in-chief of that journal, himself a successor to many editors who had already borne a notable share in the history of publicity in the Bay State, is a thoroughgoing interpreter of the value of the news and of the newspaper of to-day. That the “Union” continues in its robust and progressive pace with the demands of these times, as it ever has in other eras of its career, is due in a large degree to Mr. Sherman’s leadership. Maurice Sinclair Sherman was born April 19, 1873, in Hanover, New Hampshire, a son of Frank Asbury and Lucy Rosette (Hurlbutt) Sherman; Frank Asbury Sherman, professor of mathematics at Dartmouth College, until his retirement in 1913, served in the Civil War with the 1st Maine Volunteers, and received his honorable discharge from the United States Army, March 7, 1865. He was wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg and lost an arm in the Battle of the Wilderness. Mr. Sherman attended the high school at Hanover, and was graduated from Dartmouth College in the class of 1894 with the degree of Bachelor of Science. He began his newspaper career in Springfield as a reporter on the “Union” in July, 1894, served the...

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Ponca Tribe

Ponca Indians. One of the five tribes of the so-called Dhegiha group of the Siouan family, forming with the Omaha, Osage, and Kansa, the upper Dhegiha or Omaha division. The Ponca and Omaha have the same language, differing only in some dialectic forms and approximating the Quapaw rather than the Kansa and Osage languages. The early history of the tribe is the same as that of the other tribes of the group, and, after the first separation, is identical with that, of the Omaha. After the migration of the combined body to the mouth of Osage river the first division of the Omaha...

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Address of Hon. James Sherman of New York

Chairman House Committee on Indian Affairs. Mr. Moderator, for there seems to be so much of the Christian spirit in this conference that I think I may address you as such, without meaning in the least to criticize what in legislative parlance we would call “the steering committee,” I desire to say that the position in which they put me first, to speak yesterday morning, then in the evening and then this morning, and at last to be introduced at 14 minutes before 10 this evening reminds me somewhat of an anecdote I heard of a German member of an orchestra who was criticized by his manager for being habitually tardy. The manager told him that there was too much of ” dis tardy beesnes,” and he threatened him that unless he could be prompt he would be discharged. The man appeared on time for a week, when the manager said to him, “Hans, I discover what you turn over those other leaf. I notice you was early of late. You vas always been behind before; I am glad you vas first at last.” Introduced in the complimentary way in which I have been by your chairman calls to my mind a circumstance that a charming guest of Mr. Smiley’s related to me this afternoon of her embarrassment in not being able to discover whether Mr. Smiley was himself...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Sherman, Gregg Harlin – Obituary

Gregg Harlin Sherman, 79, of Baker City, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died June 10, 2009, with his family by his side. He fought courageously against his battle with cancer and we are all very proud of him. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral. He was born April 22, 1930, to Vernon and Marguerite Sherman, in Baker. He graduated from the St. Francis Academy in 1948. He then served in the U.S. Army in Okida, Japan, during the Korean War. After his military service he came home to marry the love of his life, Jeanne Carole Moeller, on Oct. 31, 1953, in the St. Francis De Sales Cathedral. He went to work for Ben’s Transfer where he was a truck driver and later was a truck dispatcher. He was then employed by Powder River Enterprises as a long-haul truck driver. He also worked for Trans Con and after retirement he worked part time in the family-owned trucking company. He always loved driving truck and made his last run just four weeks ago. Dad loved his garden and shared his bounty with everyone. Camping and hunting were some of his favorite activities. He especially loved to make his woodworking projects for all of us in his family and we will treasure them always. We all know because Dad had such a deep faith,...

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1894 Hinckley Minnesota Forest Fire Deaths

The exact origin of the fire is somewhat indefinite; the one that visited Hinckley must have started in the region south of Mission Creek. Around this little village much of the pine had been cut. There was in the hamlet twenty-six houses, a schoolhouse, a small sawmill a general store, hotel and blacksmith shop. At the time of the fire there were seventy-three people living in, and adjacent to, this village; a great number of the population were away from home, having gone to Dakota for the harvest. The people had been fighting local fires for a month. At...

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