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                                               A SHERMAN
1825. A (female) born in PA (1850 Census).
1850. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: A Sherman age 25, occupation not given;
enumerated with A Fusser born 1807 (uc) family (p142p283/d294/f309).
1854. Census of Marshall Vil Calhoun Co indicated: A Sherman (LDS/AISx).

                                       ADELBERT C SHERMAN
1867. Adelbert C born in MI, father born in VT and mother in MI.
1920. Census of Charlotte MI Calhoun Co indicated: Adelbert C age 53, foreman in freight depot; Mae
L Sherman age 49 born 1871 in MI, father born in OH and mother in MI wife (e93/s9/d342/f347).

                                       ADELBERT D SHERMAN
1867. Adelbert born in MI, parents born in NY (1900 Census).
1900. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Adelbert D (uc) age 33, laborer, single, son; lived
with Maryete (uc) Owens [aka Maryete Sherman] age 53, born 1847 in NY, parents born in England,
widow, 4 children 4 alive; Alvin Owens age 33, born 1875 in MI, father born in PA and mother in NY,
son (e54/p240/d187/f191).

                                           ALICE SHERMAN
1878. Alice born in MI.
1920. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Alice age 42, daughter; enumerated with
Theodore Davis (Soundex e53/p5).

                                        BENJAMIN S SHERMAN
1849. Benjamin S born in NY (1880 Soundex).
1879. Benjamin S a laborer lived in Tekonsha MI Calhoun Co (Emma's BR).
1880. Census of Tekonsha Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Benjamin age 31; Sophia Sherman age 21, born
1859 in Canada; child Emma (Soundex s25). 1 Child:
    1. Emma Daisey Sherman born 1879 in Acada Wayne Co NY (CAL/BR 2-307).

                                            BERT SHERMAN
1868. Bert born in MI (1900 Soundex).
1900. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Bert age 31; Grace Sherman age 22, born
1877 in MI, wife (Soundex s8).

                                          BERNICE SHERMAN
xxxx. Bernice born.
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1925/25. Bernice of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co listed as a music teacher (MI Gazetteer).

                                         CHARLES SHERMAN
1834. Charles born in NY (1900 Soundex).
1900. Census of Athens Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Charles age 65; Laura A Sherman age 58, born
1841 in MI (Soundex s13).

                                            CHAS SHERMAN
1861. Chas born in NY (1900 Soundex).
1900. Census of Lee Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Chas age 38; Frances Sherman age 36, born 1863 in
MI; child Alice (Soundex s9). 1 Child:
    1. Alice Sherman born 1884 in MI.

                                       CLARENCE F SHERMAN
1898. Clarence F born in IL.
xxxx. Clarence F a farmer married Mary M Crandell (Zelma's BR).
1920. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Clarence F age 22; Mary M Sherman age 22 born 1898 in IL;
child Zelma (Soundex e67/p2). 2 Children:
    1. Zelma Sherman born May 27 1919 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co MI (CAL/BR 9-215).
    2. Donna E Sherman born Aug 24 1920 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co MI (CAL/BR 9-217).

                                          DAVID M SHERMAN
Contributor: mc/cd = Claudia Day, 1273 Suncrest Dr NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525-4555,
<wizzzaerd@aol.com>.
1842. David M born in MI (1900 Soundex), or NY (son Edwins BR; mc/cd). (Gen Refs: not in SD,
LDS/AF & LDS/IGI).
1879. David a farmer and wife Electa A, both born in NY, lived in Lebanon Twp Clinton Co (Edwin's
BR).
1880. Census of Lebanon Twp Clinton Co indicated: David M age 38; Elect Sherman age 32; children
Grace, Edwin (Soundex s13).
1900. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: David M age 56; A Electa Sherman age 51,
born 1848 in NY; child G Grace (Soundex s16).
1910. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: David M age 66; Electa A Sherman age 61
born 1848 (Soundex e35/f98).
1920 Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: David M age 67; Electa A age 71 (Soundex
e42/p8).
1925/26. David M of Battle Creek MI listed as a mason contractor (MI Gazetteer). 2 Children:
    1. G Grace Sherman born 1874 in MI (1880 Census).
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    2. Edwin C Sherman born 1879 in Lebanon Twp Clinton Co (CLI/BR 1-215).
    1900. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Edwin C age 22, born 1878 in MI; M Eva
    Sherman age 19, born 1881 in MI (Soundex s19). Nee Eva Thompson (mc/cd).
    1901. Edwin a tinner, lived in Battle Creek MI (son Milford's BR).
    1903. Edwin a tinner, lived in Battle Creek MI (son Donald's BR).
    1910. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Edwin C age 31; Eva M Sherman age 27,
    born 1883 in MI; children Milfred (sic), Donald (Soundex e35/f216).
    1920. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Edwin C age 40; Eva May Sherman age
    35; children Wilford, Donald; Emma Thompson born 1864 in MI, mother-in-law (Soundex e42/p9).
    3 Children:
         1. Milford E Sherman born Mar 7 1901 in Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co (CAL/BR 5-269).
         Wife Clara Sherman 2nd marriage (mc/cd). Clara Sherman lived in West Palm Beach FL
              1. Patrice Sherman (LeTerve), born 192x, married and lived on Long Island NY (mc/cd).
         2. Donald Perry Sherman born June 24 1903 in Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co (CAL/BR 6-41;
         mc/cd). Donald died 1946 in Houghton Co MI (mc/cd). Wife Janet Sherman lived in Boulder
         City NV in 2000 (mc/cd).
              1. Marilyn A Sherman (Nester) born 192x (mc/cd).
              2. Donna Jean Sherman (Hogue) born 192x (mc/cd).
         3. Clara Sherman born 190x in Battle Creek MI (mc/cd).

                                               E SHERMAN
1833. E Sherman (female) born in NY (1850 Census).
1850. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: E Sherman age 17, occupation not given;
enumerated with J Durenbury family (p286p504/d316/f332).
1854. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: E Sherman (LDS/AISx).

                                            ED H SHERMAN
1870. Ed H born in IA (1910 Soundex).
xxxx. E H Sherman married Sina Masterson (Joy's BR).
1907. E H and Sina Sherman lived in Montana, he was a salesman (Joy's BR).
1910. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Ed H age 40; Lina (sic) E Sherman age 28, born
1882 in NV; children Joy M, Virginia (Soundex e39/f344). 2 Children:
    1. Joy M Sherman born May 31 1907 at Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co (CAL/BR 6-244).
    2. Virginia Sherman born 191x in MI.

                                          EDGAR J SHERMAN
1859. Edgar J born in NY (1900 Soundex).
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1900. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Edgar J age 41, lived alone (Soundex s6).
1920. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Egar (sic) J age 65, lived alone (Soundex e67/p13).

                                          EDWARD SHERMAN
1859. Edward was born in Charlotte MI Calhoun Co (his MR).
1885. Edward a farmer of Penfield Twp Calhoun Co, married at Battle Creek Calhoun Co; to Emma
Johnson born 1853 IL, of Decatur IL (CAL/MR 3-43).
1898. Oct 11th, Edward Sherman died in Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co, married farmer (CAL/DR 2-307;
MPHC v29p33 1899; MI/DRx 4-546).

                                       ELISHA JOHN SHERMAN
1822. Elisha born in CT, ancestry unknown (SD p663). Father John Sherman of CT (Elisha's DR). (Gen
Refs: not in DPS, NES, LDS/AF, LDS/IGI).
1846. Elisha married Adaline (1900 Census).
1850. Census of Concord Twp Jackson Co indicated: Elisha age 28, cooper; Adaline Sherman age 25,
born 1825 in NY; children Elizabeth, Adaline (p529/d630/f630; SD p663).
1854. Census of Concord Twp Jackson Co indicated: Elisha (LDS/AISx).
1863/64. Elisha was a cooper in Claredon Centre (MI Gazetteer & Business Directory, p211).
1867. Elisha was a cooper in Claredon Centre Claredon Twp Calhoun Co (MI Gazetteer & Bus Dir).
1898. Mar 21st, Elisha John Sherman died at Clarendon Calhoun Co, farmer, married (CAL/DR 2-289;
MI/DRx 4-77). E J Sherman of Clarendon Twn/Twp Calhoun Co died in 1898 age 74 born 1824 (MPHC
v28p317).
1899. E J Sherman died Apr 14 1899 (sic), no age given, buried in lot 45 without a stone in Bentley
Corners Cemetery, Claredon Corners Cemetery Calhoun Co (Bentley Corners Cemetery, 1993).
1900. Census of Claredon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Adline (sic) age 74, born 1826 in NY, father born
in CT and mother in NY, widow (uc), married 54 years, 5 children 4 alive; enumerated with son George
(e3/p95/d74/f74).
1908. Adeline Sherman died Oct 7 1908 at Homer Village Calhoun Co, 81y10m5d, widow, born 1827
in NY; parents Geo Chandler and Julia Morehouse both born in NY (CAL/DR 3-312; MI/DRx 6-687).
Adeline Sherman died Oct 9 1908, buried without a marker in Bentley Corners Cemetery Clarendon
Twp Calhoun Co (cemetery record). 7 Children (see 1900 census).
    1. Elizabeth Sherman born 1846 in NY (SD p711).
    2. Adaline Sherman born 1848 in NY (SD p47). Possible: 1870 Census of Eckford Twp Calhoun
    Co indicated: Adeline age 19 born in NY, domestic; enumerated with George F and June White
    (p39/d302/f287).
    3. George Chandler Sherman born 1853 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co MI (obit).
    1900. Census of Claredon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: George C age 46, farmer, head-of-household;
    his mother lived with him (e3/p95/d74/f74).
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    1942. George Chandler Sherman died at were he resided, at the home of Mr & Mrs Neal Dolph,
    age 89, buried without marker in Bentley Corners Cemetery Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co; in lot 63
    owned by John Pell (tombstone; obit card Albion MI Public Library).
    4. Possible: Adiline Sherman born 1854, died May 11 1854 age 5m, buried in Stephen Sherman's
    lot 45 in Bentley Corners Cemetery Calhoun Co (tombstone; Bentley Corners Cemetery records,
    1993). <Stephen shown below>.
    5. James E Sherman born 1857 in MI (1900 Soundex).
    1900. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: James E age 42, boarder enumerated with
    Caroline Ball (Soundex s9).
    1910. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: James E age 52, boarder enumerated with Caroline L Ball
    (Soundex e57/f7).
    1937. James died Mar 31 1937, age 79, buried in Elisha Sherman's lot 45 in Bentley Corners
    Cemetery Claredon Twp Calhoun Co, no tombstone (cemetery records).
    6. Mary F Sherman (Adams) born 1861 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (obit).
    xxxx. Mary M Sherman married Samuel A Adams born 186x (obit; CAL/MRx).
    1923. S A Adams died (wife's obit).
    1942. Mary lived in Marengo Twp Calhoun Co (brother Charles' obit).
    1942. Mary Adams died in Marengo Twp Calhoun Co, buried in Fairview Cemetery Homer MI
    Calhoun Co (obit card at Albion MI Public Library).
    7. Charles A Sherman born 1864 in MI (1900 Soundex).
    xxxx. Charles married Laura [C] Pell (son Avery's obit).
    1900. Census of Clarence or Clarendon Twp (uc) Calhoun Co indicated: Charles A age 32; Laura C
    Sherman age 31, born 1869 in NY; children Mary, Mable; Phobea Pell age 8 born 1892, cousin
    (Soundex s4).
    1903/06. Charles a farmer of Calarendon Twp Calhoun Co (sons Charles's & daughter Pearl's BR).
    1910. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Charlie A age 44, born 1866 in MI; Laura C age 41 born
    1871 in NV; Children Mabel, Alberta, Avery, Pearl (Soundex e52/f122).
    1920. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Charles A age 55; Laura C age 49; children Mabel, Alberta,
    Avery, Pearl (Soundex e67/p9).
    1941. Charles lived in Claredon Twp Calhoun Co (sister May's obit).
    1942. Charles lived in Claredon Twp Calhoun Co (brother Charles' obit). 5 Children:
         1. Mary Adeline Sherman (Ball) born 1890 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (CLA/BRx 4-
         137).
         xxxx. Mary married in Marshall MI Calhoun Co to Ray Ball (her obit).
         1860. Mary lived in Homer MI (brother Avery's obit).
         1977. Mary died, widow, lived in Homer MI, buried in Bentley Corners Cemetery in Home MI
         Calhoun Co (obit card Albion MI Public Library).
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         2. Mable C or E Sherman (Drinkwater) born 1894 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (CLA/BR
         4-309). Married Leo Drinkwater and 1960 lived in Marshall MI (brother Avery's obit). 1977
         Mable lived in Homer MI (sister Mary's obit).
         3. Alberta L Sherman born 1901 in MI.
         4. Charles A Sherman born June 24 903 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun MI (CAL/BR 6-58), aka
         Avery C Sherman born 1903 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co MI (obit).
         1923. Avery married in Marshall MI Calhoun Co to Miss Helen Whittuhn born 1902 (both
         obits).
         xxxx. Avery attended the Sweeney Auto School in Kansas City KS (obit).
         xxxx. Avery worked for Campbell Auto Sales for 38 years in Albion MI (obit).
         1960. Avery of Sheridan Twp Calhoun Co died; wife Helen Sherman survives; buried in
         Albion Memory Gardens in Albion MI (obit card Albion MI Public Library).
         1962. Helen Sherman of Albion died, buried in Albion Memory Gardens (obit card Albion MI
         Public Library). 3 Children:
              1. Kenneth Avery Sherman born 192x; 1960 Kenneth lived in Albion MI (father's obit).
              1962 Kenneth lived in Albion MI (mother's obit).
              2. Wilma Sherman (McNab) born 192x; married Michael McNab born 192x; 1960
              Wilma lived in Newberry MI (father's obit). 1962 Wilma lived in Newberry MI (mother's
              obit).
              3. Esther Sherman (Haskins) born 192x; married Robert Haskins born 192x; 1960
              Esther lived in Albion MI (father's obit). 1962 Esther lived in Albion MI (mother's obit).
         5. Pearl Eunice Sherman (Wirebaugh) born Jul 13 1907 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co
         (CLA/BR 6-192).
         1920. Pearl married Lawrence C Wirebaugh born 190x in Angola IN (her obit card Albion
         MI Public Library).
         1960. Mrs Pearl Wirebaugh lived in Homer MI (brother Avery's obit).
         1961. Mrs Pearl Wirebaugh died in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co; widow; she taught school in
         Hewitt School in Marengo Two Calhoun Co; survived by 2 sons buried in Riverside Cemetery
         Tekonsha MI (obit card Albion MI Public Library).

                                  ELIZABETH SHERMAN (Coleman)
1826. Elizabeth born in IN, black race (1850 Census).
1850. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Elizabeth age 24; Alice Sherman age 5, born 1845
in Canada, black race; both enumerated with Abraham Neal (p276/d2344/f246).
1850. Elizabeth Sherman of Battle Creek married William Coleman (CAL/MR; nb/9.60).
1854. Census of Marshall Vil Calhoun Co indicated: Elizabeth (LDS/AISx).
1860. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: William Coleman born 1838 in NY; Elizabeth
Coleman [aka Elizabeth Sherman] born 1830 in IN; Alice; all black race (p79p561/d638/f612). [census
unclear]. 1 Child:
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    1. Alice A Sherman born 1844 in Canada, black race.

                                          EWART S SHERMAN
1897. Ewart born in MI, father born in MD and mother in MI; black race (1900 Census).
1900. Census of 44 Railroad St Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated S Ewart (sic) Sherman age 2;
grand-son. Enumerated with Robert Clark age 55 born 1845 and Maria E Clark age 48, born 1852 in
MI, father born in VA and mother in KY, married 31 years, 15 children 9 alive; all, black race
(e32/s11/d246/f275). (Gen Refs: not in LDS/AF & LDS/IGI)

                               EXPERIENCE7 SHERMAN (Crittenden)
American Lineage: Jacob6, Jacob5, Jacob4, David3, Edmund2, & Philip1.
Preceding English Lineage: Samuel6E, Henry5E, Henry4E, Thomas3E, John2E, & Thomas1E.
1805. Experience born Savoy MA Berkshire Co.
1929. Experience married Luman Crittenden born 180x.
1836. Experience removed to MI (MI Christian Herald Jan 4 1855).
1854. Sep 14th, Experience Crittenden died in Albion MI Calhoun Co, leaves husband, 3 sons and a
daughter, Baptist (The Marshall Statesman Nov 29 1854; MI Christian Herald Jan 4 1855).
1854. Oct 9th, Luman Crittenden died, Baptist (The Marshall Statesman Nov 29 1854).
(Gen Refs: DPS p310; SD p817)

                                  FRANCIS WILLETTE7 SHERMAN
American Lineage: Willette Helme6, Robert5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, & Philip1.
Preceding English Lineage: Samuel6E, Henry5E, Henry4E, Thomas3E, John2E, & Thomas1E.
1817. Francis born Vernon NY Oneida Co. (Gen Refs: DPS p564; FDS 765; SD p854; MI Biographies,
1888, p582).
1828. F W Shearman of Marshall was a member of the Historical Society of Michigan, and was on the
standing committee for Educational History (MPHC v12p322 & p326 1887).
1837. Francis graduated from Hamilton College.
1938. Francis Willette Shearman, Secretary: name appeared on the Treaty With The Chippewa,
proclamation date Jan 14 1837 and ratified Jul 2 1838. (Treaty).
1838. Francis of Detroit MI married at Utica NY to Caroline Sophia Williams born 1814 of Utica NY
(SD p854; DGM v40n4p166 Summer 1977, from the Utica Observer Jul 10 1838). Her parents were
Stalham Williams and Mary Williams of NY (her DR).
18xx. Francis practiced law in Marshall MI, was a magistrate, and editor of the Marshall Expounder.
1848. Francis W Shearman (sic) was editorial writer for the Marshall Expounder, and canidate for
Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of MI, after running a politically favorable editorial
that was directed by the governor, the favor was returned and he was appointed and served 1848/88
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(MPHC v35p472,p481 1907, v38p231,278; MM v1885p332, v1899p189, v1901p179, v1907p122,
v1911p88, v1923p99).
1849/54. Francis W Shearman appointed Superintendent of Public Information for State of Michigan for
1849-51, and elected to the position for 1851/54 (MM v1881p130; v1885p332; v1887p407; v1889p344;
v1891p290; c1893p261; v1899p189).
xxxx. Francis, ex-superintendent of Public Instructions, was an associate editor of the Journal of
Education (MPHC v38p231 1912).
1849. F B Shearman (sic) appointed delegate to the national convention, at meeting of the MI
Educational Society (Detroit Daily Advertiser Oct 5 1949).
1949. The Michigan State Normal School was established in Ypsilanti MI, and the "Board of Education"
appointed by the Governor were three person, plus the lieutenant governor and the superintendent of
public instruction who was Francis W Shearman (Michigan as a Province, Territory & State, by Henry
M Atley et al, c1906).
1849. Francis resided in Lansing MI (MM v1903p448).
1850. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: F W age 33, attorney at law. C S [Caroline Sophia]
age 33. Children M A [Mary Augusta], S E [Sarah Elizabeth], L S [Lawrence Schoolcraft], F C [Frances
Cornelia]; B Martin (female) age 25 born 1825; C Ryan (female) age 12 born 1838 (p279/d263/f277).
1850. Francis printed the charter of the University of MI (MPHC v6p366).
1851. Francis recommended forming a department for the study of agriculture in the Normal School
(House of Representatives Document Number 5; MPHC v6p210).
1854. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: F W Sherman (LDS/AISx).
1856/57. Francis W Sherman, was attorney-at-law, Marshall MI (MI Gazetteer & Business Directory
p153).
1861. F W Sherman gave a speech in Marshall MI at a Civil War ceremony (Detroit Free Press Oct 12
1861 p1c1 & p1c4 as shown in book Michigan In The Civil War: A Guide to Material In The Detroit
Newspapers: 1861-1866).
1863/64. Francis W Sherman, Lawyer & justice of the peace, Main St Marshall MI (MI Gazetteer &
Business Directory p397)
1864. Richard U Shearman [born 1819] of Utica NY, brother of Francis W Shearman, was tally clerk for
the Emancipation amendment issue of Dec 6 1864 (MPHC v29p583/4 1899).
1865. Francis W Sherman witness to James Ellis's will, proved Sep 11 1865 (Early Wills of Calhoun
Co MI: 1829-1870, Campau Chapter DAR, reproduction 1986).
1867. F W Sherman was justice of the peace, on State St, Marshall MI (MI Gazetteer & Bus Dir, by
Chapin).
1870. Census of Ward 2 Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Francis age 58, Justice of Peace; Caroline
age 53; children Nicholas, Fanny, Hellen (uc); granddaughter Hannah Sibley age 8 born 1862 in MI
xxxx. Francis was listed among the able and eminent citizens of Marshall MI (MPHC v35p472 1907).
Francis was also a journalist, superintendent of Public Instruction, and historian of our public school
system (MPHC v38p278 1912).
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1874. F W Sherman died 1874 at Marshall MI(MI/DRx 1-117).
1890. Aug 16th, Mrs Caroline S Sherman age 75y3m24d, born 1814 in NY, died at Marshall MI
Calhoun Co (CAL/DR 2-135; MPHC v18p117 1891; not in MI/DRx). 7 Children:
    1. Caroline Schoolcraft8 Sherman born 1840 in Utica NY, died 1845 (SD p323).
    2. Mary Augusta8 Sherman (Wooley) born 1841 in Marshall MI Calhoun Co. Married 1863
    James Titus Wooley born 184x, or Woolley (CAL/MR; nb/9.60). Mary died 1877. (SD p1805).
    3. Sarah Eliza8 Sherman (Tillotson) born 1844 in Marshall MI Calhoun Co. 1866 married in the
    Trinity Church to Louis W Tillotson born 184x (CAL/MR; The Marshall Statesman Oct 25 1866).
    Sarah died 1867. (SD p2294)
    4. Lawrence Schoolscraft8 Sherman born 1847 in Marshall MI Calhoun Co. 1870 shown as
    Nicholas Sherman born 1847 in MI. 1875 Lawrence married in Marshall MI to Delia Weiderwax
    born 185x. Delia died 1889 in Minneapolis MN. (DPS p564; FDS 1549; SD p1543)     1 Child:
         1. Sarah E9 Sherman born 1886, died 1886 (SD p2308; not in MI/DRx).
    5. Frances Cornelia8 Sherman (Page) born 1849 in Marshall MI Calhoun Co. Fannie C married
    1871 to William B Page born 184x (CAL/MR): Reference DPS gives William Lyman Page. (SD
    p855)
    6. Helen Julia8 Sherman born 1852 in Marshall MI Calhoun Co, died 1876 (SD p1078; not in
    MI/DRx).
    7. Stalham William8 Shearman (sic) born Mar 19 1855 in Marshall MI Calhoun Co, died Apr 28
    1855 (SD p2346; The Marshall Statesman May 2 1855; The Democratic Expounder May 3 1855).
    Latham William Sherman died, son of Hon Francis W and Caroline Sherman (State Republican
    May 15 1855).

                                          FRANK G SHERMAN
1862. Frank G born in NY (1900 Soundex).
1900. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Frank G age 38; Frans Sherman age 32, born
1868 in MI (Soundex s15).
1910. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Frank age 40; Vera Sherman age 40, born
1870 in IA; child Charlot (Soundex e32/f165). 1 Child:
    1. Charlot Sherman born 190x in MI.

                                           HARRY SHERMAN
1896. Harry born in Poland.
1920. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Harry age 24, soldier at Camp Custer (Soundex e64/p8).

                                          HARVEY SHERMAN
1806. Harvey born in NY (1850 Census).
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1841. Harvey no residence given, witness to Helen Sawyer's will, Helen lived in Marshall MI, will
proven Oct 30 1841 (Early Wills of Calhoun Co MI: 1829-1870, Campau Chapter DAR, reproduction
1986).
1850. Census of Marshall Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Harvey age 44, carpenter; and 4 children (shown
below) (p304/d455/f478).
1854. Census of Marshall Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Harvey (LDS/AISx). 4 Children:
    1. E Sherman (female) born 1829 in NY.
    2. H M Sherman (female) born 1833 in NY.
    3. H ? Sherman (male) born 1844 in MI.
    4. S J Sherman (female) born 1846 in MI.

                                HOWLAND REYNOLDS5 SHERMAN
American Lineage: Jedidiah4, Jeremiah3, Micheal2, & William1 (Of Dartmouth MA).
1805. Howland born Washington NY Dutchess Co. (Gen Refs: NES p7; SD p1156).
183x. Howland married Caroline Innis born 1813.
1842. Howland and Caroline were joint owners, with Caroline's parents and others, of 2,130 acres in
Calhoun County (Detroit Daily Advertiser Aug 2 1842).
1850. Howland and family lived in Poughkeepsie NY Dutchess Co, in household of Nathan Innis
(Census).
1858. Howland Sherman died.
1896. Caroline Sherman died (not in MI/DRx). 3 Children:
    1. Mary6 Sherman born 1837 probably in NY, died 1838 (SD p1797).
    2. Martha6 Sherman born 1840 probably in NY, died 1845 (SD p1737).
    3. Caroline6 Sherman (Arnold) born 1845 probably in NY; 1869 married to Charles Nathan
    Arnold; she died 1891 (NES p7; SD p324; The Olcotts And Their Kindred, Mary L B Olcotts, NY
    NY, 1956).

                                     JAMES COLTON8 SHERMAN
American Lineage: Robert H7, Willette H6, Robert5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, & Philip1.
Preceding English Lineage: Samuel6E, Henry5E, Henry4E, Thomas3E, & John2E, & Thomas1E.
1855. James born in Buffalo NY. (Gen Refs: DPS p569; FDS 1229; SD p1270).
1875. James Shearman (sic) married in Marshall MI Calhoun Co to Lillie Smith born 186x (CAL/MR).
19xx. James was Secretary and Treasurer of the Passaic Trust and Safe Deposit Co in Passaic NY.
1908. James Sherman died in Passaic NY.1 Child:
    1. Robert Fitt9 Sherman born 1879 in Marshall MI Calhoun Co (no CAL/BR). (Gen Refs: DPS
    p569; FDS 1950; & SD p2148). 1900 Census of Athens MI Calhoun Co indicated: Robert age 24,
    born 1875 in MI; boarded with Charles I Huxley (Soundex s1). Married 1900 to Estelle Marie
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    Crawbuck born 188x: Divorced. In 1910 Robert held a position in the Fidelity Trust Co in NYC.
    1 Child:
         1. Marie Estelle10 Sherman born 1901 (SD p1717).

                                           JANNIE SHERMAN
1868. Jannie born in NY (1910 Soundex).
1910. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Jannie age 42, roomer enumerated with Richard
Torin (Soundex e67/f288).

                                           JOHN7 SHERMAN
American Lineage: John6, John5, Joseph4, John3, Joseph2, & John1.
Preceding English Lineage: John5E, Henry4E, Thomas3E, John3E, & Thomas1E.
Parents: Jno Sherman and Clara Sherman of NY (BR/DR 1-176).
Brother: Elias shown in Kalamazoo Co.
1806. John born in Phelps NY Ontario Co (SD p1371; NES p109; American Ancestry, 1889, p222; FDS
p3275). (Gen Refs: NES p109/10; SD p1371).
1828. Jul 15th, John married at Rose NY to Olive Crydenwise born 1804 in NY (SD p1371; NES p109;
American Ancestry, 1889, p222). Her parents, F Cranwise and Elnora Coney, both born in Germany
(her DR).
1850. Census of Rose NY Wayne Co indicated: John head-of-family; children Emily, Charles, Harrison,
Harriet (SD p1371).
186x. No record of civil war service in MI (MSS). Possible, company A 22d MI Inf (SA/GRCx).
1870. Census of Burlington Twp Calhoun Co indicated: John age 65, farmer; Olive age 64; probably
grandchildren Emily Sherman age 8 born 1862 in NY & Albert Sherman age 6 born 1864 in MI
(p502/d102/d102).
188x. No record he belonged to a GAR Post (SA/GARx).
1881. Mar 23rd, John died at Joppa MI Calhoun Co (SD p1371; NES p109; American Ancestry, 1889,
p222; MI/DRx 1-121; no CAL/DR).
1881. Mar 23rd, Possible: Jno Sherman died Mar 23 1881 of old age in Union City MI Branch Co; age
75y10m; born NY; married; laborer (BR/DR 1-176). <check names>.
1881. Possible: "General" Sherman, a well known character of our place [Union City MI] is dead. Mr
Sherman who had capacity to have made of himself a useful citizen, but a love for strong drink bound
him for years to a life of vagabondage, and he dies un-mourned, a terrible example of the debasing
power of liquor (Coldwater Republican Mar 25 1881 p3c5).
1881. Possible: John Sherman buried in Branch Co, member company A 22d MI Inf (SA/GRCx).
1899. Nov 12th, Olive Sherman age 95 died at Burlington Twp Calhoun Co; widow; housewife
(CAL/DR 3-3; MI/DRx 4-48). 6 Children:
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    1. Cordelia8 Sherman (Carter/Cartor) born 1829/32. Married Wesley Carter/Cartor born 183x.
    Died Oakland Co MI (SD p465, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Alfred S Roe, Worchester MA
    1893).
    2. Caleb8 Sherman born 1829/32 in Rose NY (SD p306; American Ancestry, 1889, p222).
    1860. Census of Brookfield MI Eaton Co indicated: Caleb Shearman (sic) age 17, farm laborer;
    lived with Jesse Ward family (p590/742/f705; nb/9.52).
    xxxx. Caleb married Cordelia _______ born 183x (American Ancestry, 1889, p222).
    1862/64. Possible this Caleb, or the Caleb the son of Nicholas T in Washtenaw Co, Caleb age 19,
    born 1843, of Ann Arbor MI Washtenaw Co enlisted in the Civil War at Ann Arbor MI in Co D
    20th MI Inf; killed May 12 1864 at Spottsylvania VA (MSS v20p85). Killed May 22 1864 (Detroit
    Free Press June 13 and 18 1964). Died at Fortress Monroe VA in war time (SD p306, American
    Ancestry, 1889, p222; Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Alfred S Roe, Worchester MA 1893). No
    record Caleb was in the GAR (SA/GARx). No record of his burial (SA/GRCx).
    3. Emily8 Sherman born 1833 in Rose NY, died unmarried (SD p753, Rose Neighborhood
    Sketches, Alfred S Roe, Worchester MA 1893).
    4. Charles Henry8 Sherman born Mar 17 1837 in Rose NY Wayne Co (SD p377; American
    Ancestry, 1889, p222; <ancestry.com> Gene Pool).
    Note: It is indicated that Charles is the son of John and Olive Sherman and that Charles married
    Nancy Keyed (SD p377). However, this compiler believes that the marriage of Charles to Nancy
    Keyes should be contributed to the Charles Sherman of about the same age that was born the son of
    Benjamin Sherman born 1807 and Phebe Sherman born 181x (SD p249). Also, the Benjamin
    Sherman born 1849 shown above in Calhoun Co is also a son of Benjamin and Phebe Sherman.
    Nevertheless because of conflicting information the text will remain as written below until this
    problem to clearly resolved.
    1866. Aug 19th, Charles married 1st in Byron MI Shiawassee Co MI to Nancy Ophelia Keyes born
    184x (SD p377; <ancestry.com> Gene Pool).
    1868. Charles a farmer lived in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (Clara's BR).
    xxxx. Charles married 2nd to Olive Warren born 1845 (son Henry's MR).
    1880. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Charles age 38; Olive Sherman age 35, born
    1845 in MI; children Clara, Percy, Henry (Soundex s6).
    1892. Olive Sherman died (CAL/DRx 2-167; MI/DRx 1-141). Olive died, age 46, 1846-1892,
    buried in lot 62 in Bentley Corners Cemetery Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (tombstone).
    1897. Charles H Sherman of Clarendon Twp born 1842 in NY; married 3rd to Rhoda Keyes born
    1854 in MI; 3rd marriage for him and 2nd for her; his parents B S Sherman and Phebe Bloomer
    (CAL/MR 4-339).
    1898. Feb 21st, Charles Henry Sherman died (<ancestry.com> Gene Pool).
    1900. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Charles H age 59 born 1841 in NY, father
    born in RI and mother in NY, farmer. Rhoda A Sherman age 44, born 1856 in MI, father born in
    MA and mother in NY, married 17 years, 3 children 3 alive. Two daughter-in-laws Goldie A Keyes
    age 15 born 1885 and Maud A Keyes age 14 born 1886 (e43p98/d140/f142).
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    1910. Census of Tekonsha MI Calhoun Co indicated: Rhoda age 54, born 1856 in MI, father born in
    MI and mother in NY. She was working out, married twice 9 years, number of children unclear 1
    alive, sister. She was enumerated with Ella Atwood age 45 born 1865, born in MI, father born in
    MI and mother in NY, widow, head-of-household, own income (e74/p300/d136/f148).
    1920. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Charles H age 79, father [father-in-law]; enumerated with
    Clarence E Andrus (Soundex e25/p3).
    1923. Oct 14th, Charles H died at age 82y10m19d in Clarendon Twp, 1840-1923, farmer, father
    Benjamin Sherman born in RI and mother Phebe Bloomer. born in NY, buried in lot 62 in Bentley
    Corners Cemetery Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (CAL/DR 6-306; tombstone). 4 Children:
         1. Clara I9 Sherman (Andrus), aka Dora Sherman, born 1868 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun
         Co, parents Charles and Olive M Sherman (CAL/BR 1-79). 1890 Clara I Sherman married to
         Clarence E Andrus (CAL/MRx). 1947 Mrs Dora Andus of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co died,
         widow, buried in Cook's Prairie Cemetery Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (obit card at Albion MI
         Public Library).
         2. Percy9 Sherman born 1870 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (CAL/BR 1-175).
         1892. Percy of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co married at Tekonsha MI Calhoun Co to Miss Etta
         Demarest [born 1871] of Butler Twp Branch Co (Coldwater Courier Dec 10 1892 p5c3).
         1893. Percy a farmer, and Etta, lived in Clarendon Twp (daughter Zada's BR)
         1919. Jul 3rd, Etta died at Clarendon Twp, born in MI, married, age 48y1d, parents Chas
         Demarest born in NY and Elizabeth Fuller born in NY (CAL/DR 6-365).
         1920. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Posey (sic) age 49; child Zada (Soundex e67/p2).
         1947. Percy lived in Tekonsha MI (sister Dora's obit). 1 Child:
              1. Zada10 Sherman (Malcolm) born 1893 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (CLA/BRx 4-
              270). 1920 Census indicated Zada Malcolm and husband Orley H Malcolm age 26 born
              1894 in MI, lived with her father (Soundex).
         3. Henry9 Sherman born 1873 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (CAL/BR 2-17).
         1893. Henry a farmer of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co, married at Bethel Center MI Branch Co,
         to Ira Rainey born 1875, 1st marriage for each (CAL/MR 4-144).
         4. Possible: Marinda9 Sherman born 1880, died Apr 27 1882 age 2y6m27d, buried in lot 62,
         stone has date of death of 1867, in Bentley Corners Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (cemetery
         records; not in MI/DRx).
    5. Harrison8 Sherman born 1840, married Mary Copeland (SD p1057; American Ancestry, 1889,
    p222). Possible: William H Sherman born 1840 married 1863 at Marshall MI to Mary Copeland
    born 1846, both of Marshall MI (CAL/MR).
    6. Harriet/Hattie J8 Sherman (Allen) born 1843 in Rose NY, 1866 married Ephraim Allen born
    184x of Joppa MI Calhoun Co (SD p1048; The Marshall Statesman Mar 14 1866; American
    Ancestry p222).

                                            JOHN SHARMON
1820. John born in NY (1850 Census).
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1850. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co MI indicated: John age 30, farmer; Polly Sharmon age 31,
born 1819 in NY; children Worthy, Hannah, John, Laura, Lorenzo, Alonzo (p388p389/d160/f164).
6 Children:
    1. Worthy Sharmon born 1835 in NY.
    2. Hannah Sharmon born 1837 in NY.
    3. John Sharmon born 1839 in NY.
    4. Laura (uc) Sharmon born 1846 in MI.
    5. Lorenzo Sharmon born 1848 in MI.
    6. Alonzo Sharmon born 1848 in MI. 1860 Census of Grass Lake MI Jackson Co indicated:
    Alonzo age 14, born 1846, lived with Barbara Shelley, age 52, born 1808 in PA
    (p231/d1230/f1268; nb/7.54).

                                     LYLE KENNETH SHERMAN
Parents: Albert Sherman and Nellie Bradly of Battle Creek MI (SA/WW1x).
189x. Lyle Kenneth born (SA/WW1x).
192x. Lyle Kenneth of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co a WW-1 veteran (SA/WW1x).
1989. Lyle K born Nov 16 1896, died Jul 10 1989, resided Otsego Calhoun Co, died Otsego Calhoun
Co, certificate 39807 (MI/DRx). [see Lisle F this Co]

                                         MATTIE A SHERMAN
1863. Mattie A born in OH (1900 Soundex). [Husband is probably James Edison Sherman born 1858,
2nd child of John Clark Sherman, shown in Eaton Co.].
188x. Mattie probably lived in Eaton Co, children born there (children's BR).
1885. Mrs M S Sherman of Battle Creek, milliner, 38 E Main (MI Gaz p257).
1887. Mattie S Sherman of Battle Creek, millinery, 42 E Main (MI Gaz p265).
1900. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Mattie A age 36; children Zoe E, Hugh K
(Soundex e31/s3). 2 Children:
    1. Zoe E Sherman born 1884 in MI (EAT/BRx 3-240).
    2. Hugh K Sherman born 1886 in MI (EAT/BRx 3-402). Possible: 1900 Census of Henrietta Twp
    Jackson Co indicated: Hugh R Sherman age 13, born 1886 in MI, grand-son enumerated with
    Henry Snow (Soundex e6/s11).

                                          MILES R SHERMAN
1838. Miles R born in MI, ancestry unknown (1850 Census; SD p1884). (Gen Refs: not in LDS/AF &
LDS/IGI).
1850. <date> Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Miles B age 12; lived with the Zachens
K Toby family (p142p143/d325/f325).
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1860. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Miles age 22, laborer; enumerated with
Zachens K Toby born 1801 in MA and Elizabeth Toby born 1793 in MA [possible: Mile's mother]
(p126p345/d1083/f1019; SD p1884). [see Morris in Kalamazoo Co, probably same person]
1861. Miles R Sherman of Battle Creek Twp filled his will (v26p271) Aug 31 1861; executor Chas L
Blakeslee; petitioner Caroline Blakeslee; value of estate $1,500; beneficiaries Caroline Blakeslee
(relationship not stated), John Restalica half-brother; witnesses Chas L Blakeslee and Leondidas D
Dibble of Battle Creek. (Early Wills of Calhoun Co MI: 1829-1870, Campau Chapter DAR,
reproduction 1986).
1861. Miles R (sic) Sherman enlisted in the Civil War Sep 3 1861 at Battle Creek MI in company H
Merrill Horse for 3 years; mustered Sep 9 1861; died Jul 22 1862 at Memphis TN of wounds received in
action Jul 18 1862 (MSS v45p35).

                                          MILTON SHERMAN
1830. Milton born in NY (1860 Census). (Gen Refs: not in LDS/AF, LDS/IGI, NEHGR CD-ROM).
1860. Census of Bedford Twn/Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Milton age 30, blacksmith; Fanny Sherman
age 30, born 1830 in England; unclear female, Rush; two non-family members (p110p328/d959/f907).
<get the names of the 2 non-family members>.
xxxx. Miltons wife possible died as she was not mentioned in Milton's will in 1863. Wife's maiden name
was probably Fanny Quaif (Miltons will; 1872 entry under son Rush).
1863. Milton Sherman of Bedford Twp, will was recorded (v26p319), Executors were John and James
Qualif. The estate was valued at $2,000; beneficiaries son Rush Sherman of Bedford Twp who is deaf &
dumb and daughter Julia VanTweser of Bedford Twp; witnesses John W Wikinson and I L Gardner
of Bedford Twp (Early Wills of Calhoun Co MI: 1829-1870, Campau Chapter DAR, reproduction
1986). 2 Children:
    1. Julia Sherman (VanTweser) born 1850 in WI (1860 Census; father's will).
    2. Rush Sherman (male) born 1853 in MI.
    1870. Census of Flint Twp Genesee Co indicated: Rush age 17 at Asylum [School of the Deaf],
    born in NY, deaf and dumb (p130/d450/f427).
    1872. Rush Sherman of Hastings MI Barry Co and others mention as grandchildren of Mary Quaif
    deceased formerly of Plainwell MI Allegan Co (ALL/PR).

                                           MINNIE SHERMAN
1887. Minnie born in MI (1900 Soundex).
1900. Census of Albion MI Calhoun Co indicated: Minnie age 18; servant enumerated with Edwin W
Munger (Soundex s3).

                                  NATHANIEL A7 SHERMAN, DVM
American Lineage: Humphrey6, Samuel5, David4, Ebenezner3, Samuel2, & Philip1.
Preceding English Lineage: Samuel6E, Henry5E, Henry4E, Thomas3E, John2E, & Thomas1E.
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1822. Nathaniel born in NY (1900 Soundex). (Gen Refs: DPS p519; MPHC v21p86; FDS 1680; SD
p1944).
1841. Nathaniel married 1st Harriet [E] Gregory born 1824 in Rochester NY (MPHC v21p86).
1850. Census of Greece NY Monroe Co indicated: Nathaniel head-of-household (SD p1944).
1853. Nathaniel and family settled on a farm in Eckford Twp Calhoun Co MI. They were unsatisfied
and within a year sold the farm (MPHC v21p86).
1854. Nathaniel and family moved to Unadilla MI Livingston Co, and then back to Rochester NY
(MPHC v21p86).
1864. Nathaniel returned to Marshall MI, purchased property on the corner of Mansion & Liberty
Streets (MPHC v21p86).
1867. N A Sherman & W G Crookshank operated an auction store on State St in Marshall MI Calhoun
Co (MI Gazetteer & Bus Dir, by Chapin).
1870. Census of 1st Ward Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated Nathaniel age 49 born 821 in NY, horse
farmer. Hattie age 46 born 1824 in NY. Child Benjamin; Jennie Baily age 32 born 1838 in NY, teacher;
all enumerated with Harry Stanhouse (uc) born 1815 in NY and Lucy Stanhouse (uc) born 1817 in
NY (p691/d25/f25).
1871+. Possible: N A Sherman was pro tem clerk of the Reformed Church of Battle Creek MI (MPHC
v5p318).
1873. Nathaniel and family moved to Rochester NY for 11 years.
1879. Nathaniel A Sherman of Marshall MI a veterinary surgeon, State St (MI Gaz v1879p788).
1880. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Nathaniel age 57; Harriet E age 56; child Benjamin
and family (Soundex s24).
1881. Nathaniel A Sherman of Marshall MI Calhoun Co, veterinary surgeon, 44 State (MI Gaz p814).
1883. Nathaniel A Sherman of Marshall MI, veterinary surgeon & auctioneer (MI Gaz p1084).
1885. Nathaniel A Sherman of Marshall MI, veterinary surgeon (MI Gaz p1152).
1884. Nathaniel and family moved to Marshall MI Calhoun Co.
1891. Mrs Harriet E Sherman died, wife of Dr N A Sherman of Marshall MI. Harriet E buried in Oak
Ridge Cemetery Marshall MI (tombstone; MPHC v21p86; not in MI/DRx).
1893. Nathaniel married 2nd Mary A Visel born 1851.
1900. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Nathaniel A age 77; Mary age 49, born 1851 in
Germany; John E Visel age 25 born 1875, step-son; Philip Visel age 15 born 1885, step-son; Vernoa A
Visel age 12 born 1888, step-daughter (Soundex s8).
1906. Jun 6th, N A Sherman died at Marshall City MI Calhoun Co, 83y8m19d, married, retired; parents
H [Humphrey] B Sherman and Esther Arnold (CAL/DR 3-233; not in MI/DRx).
1910. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Mary age 59; Vernorna Visel age 27 born 1883,
daughter (Soundex e69/f145).
1920. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Mary A age 68 born 1852 in Germany, lived alone
(Soundex e80/p4).
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1926. Mary Ann Sherman died in Marshall MI Calhoun Co, age 75y5m23d [born 1851] born in Ger
(sic), buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery Marshall MI (tombstone; Kelser Funeral Home Marshall MI).
2 Children, It is possible child #1 H Benjamin Sherman aka Benjamin Sherman is the same person as
child #2 Humphrey B Sherman:
    1. H Benjamin8 Sherman born 1851 in Rochester NY Monroe Co (MPHC v21p86). Shown as
    Benjamin Sherman in DPS. (Gen Refs: DPS p519; MPHC v21p86; FDS 282; SD p260).
    1870. Census of 1st Ward Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Benjamin age 19 born 1851 in NY,
    clerk in store; lived with parents (p691/d25/f25).
    1873. Benjamin married to Anna/Anne Halsey born 1854 (CAL/MRx).
    1876. Benjamin probably resided in Detroit MI Wayne Co, as son Morgan was born there.
    1879. Sherman & Co (Benjamin Sherman & Martin V Wagner) patent solicitors and novelty
    goods, at 77 & 79 State St (MI Gaz p788).
    1880. Census of Marshall MI Calhoun Co indicated: Benjamin age 28, Anna age 26, born 1854 in
    NY; child Morgan M; lived with his parents (Soundex s24).
    1885. H B Sherman of Marshall, druggist (MI Gaz p1152)
    1885. Benjamin died in Marshall MI Calhoun Co (DPS p519; not in MI/DRx). [note death of
    Benjamin several years before birth of daughters Bee and Ann is unexplained]
    1886. Oct 20th, Benjamin H a druggist of Marshall MI died of nervous exhaustion, born in NY,
    married, age 35y21d (CAL/DR 2-65); or died 1886 (MPHC v21p86).
    1889. Mrs Anna Sherman married Halstead Gregory born 185x of Gregory MI Livingston Co, his
    3rd and her 2nd, she lived in Marcellus MI Cass Co, born 1853 in NY (CAL/MR 4-47; MI/DRx 1-
    261).
    1910. Census of Branch Co indicated: Ella Halstead born 1854, married 2nd time for 6 years, 2
    children 2 alive, head-of-household; children Bee Sherman, Anna Sherman (e6/s11/d296/f304).
    <reread census>
    1910. Census of Detroit MI Wayne Co indicated: Gregory Halstead; Morgan W Sherman age 33,
    step-son (Soundex e231/f15).
    1920. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Ella R Halstead age 66, enumerated with her son Bee W
    (Soundex e67/1). 3 Children:
         1. Morgan William9 Sherman born 1876 in Detroit MI Wayne Co (SD p1899). 1910 Census
         of Detroit MI Wayne Co indicated: Morgan W age 33, step-son; enumerated with Halstead
         Gregory in Detroit MI Wayne Co (Soundex e231/f15).
         2. Bee W9 Sherman (male) born 1889 in MI. 1910 lived at home, single, a farm laborer
         working out (Census). 1920 Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Bee W age 31, Ella R age 66,
         mother; Anna M age 28, sister (Soundex e67/p1).
         3. Anna M9 Sherman born 1892 in MI. 1900 lived at home, single, a music teacher (Census).
         1920 Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Anna M age 28, lived with her brother Bee (e67/p1).
    2. Possible: Humphrey B8 Sherman born 1851 in Rochester NY; died 1886 Marshall MI, age
    35y21d (not in MI/DRx); possible wife, Adelle W Sherman died 1889 Minneapolis MN, age
    34y1m18d, born 1855 in Marshall MI; both buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery (tombstones).
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                                         NELSON S7 SHERMAN
American Lineage: Leverett6, Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Daniel2, & Rev John1.
Preceding English Lineage: Edmund6E, Edmund5E, Henry4E, Thomas3E, John2E, & Thomas1E.
Possible father: Leverett Sherman born 1762 in CT; children Nelson, Anson, Gould, Martha all born in
Weathersfield VT (SD p1567; NES p51). Leverett not in NEHGR CD-ROM.
1802. Nelson born in VT (1860 Census). (Gen Refs: not in LDS/AF, LDS/IGI, NEHGR CD-ROM).
xxxx. Nelson married Leonara B Barber, parents Daniel Barber and Anna Hamilton both born in MI
(her DR).
1860. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Nelson age 58, harness maker; Leonora
Sherman age 40, born 1820 in MI; child Nelson (p55p253/d283/f289). [census unclear]
1870. Census of Ward 1 Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Nelson S age 65 born 1805 in NY, no
occupation; Lorena (uc) age 55 born 1815 in NY, keeping house; child Nelson & family (p402/d28/f28).
1880. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Leonora N Sherman age 60, born 1820 in NY,
head-of-household; Mary Sherman age 38, born 1842 in OH, daughter-in-law; Howard B Sherman age
11, born 1869 in MI (sic), grandson; Catherine Hodges age 50, sister; George C Steele family
(Soundex s10).
1900. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated Howard B Sherman age 29 born 1871. Ida M
Sherman age 28, born 1872 in MI. Children Marianna, Nelson; Mary H Sherman age 54, born 1841 in
OH, niece; Leonora B Sherman age 83, born 1817 in NY, grand-niece; Catherine Hodges age 72,
born 1827 in NY, aunt (Soundex s1). <read census>.
1906. Nov 3rd, Leonora B Sherman (indicated as a male in error) died at Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co,
widow, 89y4m31d, born 1817 in NY, housewife (CAL/DR 3-247; not in MI/DRx). 1 Child:
    1. Nelson E8 Sherman born 1838 in MI.
    1860. A laborer lived at home (census).
    1862. Nelson E Sherman of Battle Creek, witness to Charles Dolph's will, proved Jan 20 1862
    (Early Wills of Calhoun Co MI: 1829-1870, Campau Chapter DAR, reproduction 1986).
    1863/64. Nelson E Sherman lawyer on Main St in Battle Creek MI (MI Gazetteer & Business
    Directory p195).
    1867. Nelson was a lawyer on Main Street in Battle Creek MI (MI Gazetteer & Bus Dir, by
    Chaplin).
    1869. Nelson and wife Mary Sherman lived in Battle Creek MI, he was a lawyer (Howard's BR);
    aka Mary J Hubbard [born 1842] (son Howard's MR; MPHC v22p56). Mary J Hubbard's parents
    were Deacon C B Hubbard & Jane Ives Hubbard, 1892-1893 (MPHC, Calhoun Co obits 1893).
    1870. Census of Ward 1 Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Nelson E age 32 born 1838 in NY
    (sic); Mary Sherman age 28 born 1842 in OH; child Howard B; enumerated with his parents
    (p402/d28/f2i8).
    1870. N E Sherman has done occasional pro tem service of the Reformed Church in Battle Creek
    MI Calhoun Co (MPHC v5p318 1882).
    1893. Mary Hubbard (Sherman) of Battle Creek, death of her mother announced (MPHC v22p56).
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    1917. Mary Sherman died Apr 6 1917 in Battle Creek MI, 76y2m23d, born 1841 in OH, widow,
    housewife, parents Cephas B Hubbard and Jane Ives both born in NY (CAL/DR 6-171). 1 Child.
         1. Howard B9 Sherman born 1869 in Battle Creek MI (CAL/BR 1-117). (Gen Refs: not in
         LDS/AF & LDS/IGI).
         1880. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Howard B age 11, born 1869 in MI
         (sic), grandson; lived with Leonora N Sherman age 60, born 1820 in NY, head-of-household;
         Mary age 38, born 1842 in OH, daughter-in-law; Catherine Hodges age 50, sister; George C
         Steele family (Soundex s10).
         1893. Howard a clerk of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co, married at Emmett MI StClair Co, to
         Ida M Mitchell born 1872 in MI, 1st marriage for each (CAL/MR 4-162).
         1900. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated Howard B age 29, manufacture of brass
         goods. Ida M Sherman age 28, born 1872 in MI, married 6 years, 2 children 2 alive. Children
         Marian, Nelson. Mary H Sherman age 59, born 1841 in OH, mother, widow, 1 child 1 alive.
         Leonora B Sherman age 83, born 1817 in NY, grand-mother, widow, 4 children 0 alive;
         Katherine Hodges age 72, born 1827 in NY, great-aunt; Edith Self age 20 born 1880, servant
         (e35/s1/d14/f19).
         1910. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Howard B age 40; Ida M age 30;
         children Marion, Nelson; Mary H Sherman age 68 born 1841 (Soundex e41/f228).
         1920. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Howard age 48; Ida age 46; children
         Marion, Nelson (Soundex e50/p4).
         1925/26. Howard B of Battle Creek MI was president of the Central National Bank and
         president of the H B Manufacturing Company (MI Gazetteer).
         1928. Howard B Sherman died, age 58 (obit index, Holland Evening Sentinel Mar 9 1928).
         2 Children:
              1. Marion Louise10 Sherman born 1896 in MI (CAL/BR 100L-198).
              2. Nelson E10 Sherman born 1899 or 1902 in MI.

                                           POLLY SHERMAN
1826. Polly born.
1846. Polly of Homer MI Calhoun Co married Laomi Odell born 1824 of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co
(CAL/MR).
1851. Laomi Odell born 1824 married Lydia Jones/James born 1822 (CAL/MR).
1864. Laomi Odell born 1825 married Abilgal (sic) Slayter born 1834 (CAL/MR).

                                         REBECCA SHERMAN
1810. Rebecca born in VT, ancestry unknown (1850 Census; SD p2098).
1850. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Rebecca age 40, no occupation shown; lived
with Leami (uc) Odell (male) age 27, born 1823 in NY, cooper (p389/d163/f167).
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1852. Rebecca of Homer MI, married to Albert Whitcomb born 1804 of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co
(CAL/MR).
1854. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Rebecca (LDS/AISx).

                                          ROBERT SHERMAN
1873. Robert born in VT.
1920. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Robert age 47, lodger; enumerated with
unreported (Soundex e7/p13).

                                        SQUIRE ASA SHERMAN
1859. Squire born in Gates Mills OH (obit card Albion MI Public Library). (Gen Refs: not in LDS/AF,
LDS/IGI, NEHGR CD-ROM).
1900. Census of Homer MI Calhoun Co indicated: Square age 29; Elizabeth Sherman age 28, born 1861
in MI; children Pearle, Pauline (Soundex s16). <re-read, verify dates>
1880. Squire removed to Calhoun Co MI, he was a painter and paperhanger (obit card Albion MI Public
Library).
1884. Squire married Elizabeth Wagoner (his obit card Albion MI Public Library), aka Hanna
Elizabeth Wagoner (her DR).
1887. Squire, a laborer, and Elizabeth, lived in Homer MI (daughter Martha's BR).
1910. Census of Homer MI Calhoun Co indicated: Squire A Sherman age 45, born 1865 in OH; Hannah
E Sherman age 45, born 1865 in MI (Soundex e62/f128).
1916. May 15th, Squire from Calhoun Co was sentenced to 4-5 years for manslaughter; Sep 20 1918
sentence was commuted by the Governor, parole for 1 year from Sep 23 1918 (SA/PRx).
1920. Census of Homer MI Calhoun Co indicated: Squire A age 60; Hannah E age 55 (Soundex e73/p7).
1947. Squire Dherman died, buried in Fairview Cemetery Homer MI, wife and daughter survives (obit
card Albion MI Public Library). Squire A 1859-19xx & Elizabeth Sherman 1864-19xx have makers in
lot D72 in Fairview Cemetery in Homer Twp Calhoun Co (cemetery records).
1949. Elizabeth Sherman died, buried in lot D72 in Fairfield Cemetery in Home Twp Calhoun Co
(cemetery record, DR). 2 Children:
    1. Pearle Sherman born 1882 in MI.
    2. Martha Pauline Sherman (Bartlett) was born 1887 in Homer MI Calhoun Co (CAL/BRx 4-
    17). 1947 Mrs Resa Sherman Bartlett lived in Marshal MI (father's obit). 1960 Mrs Martha
    Pauline Bartlett of Homer MI died, widow, buried in Fairview Cemetery Homer MI (obit card
    Albion MI Public Library).

                                         STEPHEN SHERMAN
1824. Stephen born in NY, ancestry unknown (MSS v14p128; 1880 Soundex; SD p2358). (Gen Refs:
not in LDS/AF & LDS/IGI).
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1841. Possible: Stephen Sherman age 22 of Homer MI Calhoun Co married Oct 6 1841 to Margaret A
Satchell age 23 of Quincy MI (Early Marriage Branch Co). [Note: Margaret Satchel married in 1841 to
Henry Howland Sherman born 1829, son of Caleb Sherman shown in Hillsdale Co]. Margaret Satchell
not in NEHGR CD-ROM.
1847. Stephen of Homer MI Calhoun Co married Sarah L Blake born 1829 (CAL/MRx).
1850. Census of Homer Twn/Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Stephen head-of-household (SD p2358).
1860. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Stephen age 37, farmer; Sarah L age 31
(p195/d1505/f1473).
1861/65. Stephen age 37 born 1824 of Calhoun Co enlisted in the Civil War at Clarendon Twn/Twp
Calhoun in Co H 13th Inf; 1864 was in the Invalid Corp; 1865 discharged from Co C 15th Regiment;
Veteran Reserve Corp; deceased prior 1915; buried at Clarendon [Twn/Twp] (MSS v13p128).
1863. Stephen was listed as a Civil War MI Soldier in the Hospital at either Louisville KY or New
Albany NY (Detroit Free Press Jul 21 1963).
188x. No record that Stephen was in the GAR (SA/GARx).
1880. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Stephen age 56, born 1824 in NY; Sarah age 51;
child Avery (Soundex s9).
1889. Jan 29th, Stephen Sherman died, married, farmer, buried in Bentley Corners Cemetery Clarendon
Twp Calhoun Co (CAL/DR 2-113; SA/GRCx; tombstone; not in MI/DRx).
1890. Stephen Sherman a Civil War veteran's widow Sarah L Sherman lived in Clarendon Twp
Calhoun Co (1890/CSSs sd1ed34).
1900. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated Sarah L Sherman age 70, born 1829 in NY,
father was born in ME and mother was born in VT. She was married 63 years, 1 child 1 alive; Avory
(sic) age 28; both boarders enumerated with Harlow F Sweet age 63 born 1837 in NY, parents born in
NY, married 44 years, farmer (e43/p95/d72/f72). Harlow Sweet was buried in Bentley Corners
Cemetery Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co, in the Stephen Sherman's lot.
    Lucinda Sherman born 1830, died Aug 31 1907 at age 77y, buried in Stephen Sherman's lot,
    without a head stone (Bentley Corners Cemetery, 1993; not in MI/DRx).
1907. Sarah Sherman died in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co, widow, parents John Blake and Lucinda
Howe both born in VT (CAL/DR 3-279; not in MI/DRx). Buried in Bentley Corners Cemetery
Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (tombstone). 1 Child:
    1. Avery Horace Sherman born 1871 in MI.
    1878. Avery's wife Mary Eleanor Ballentine was born, her parents Geo Ballentine and Mgt
    Garrison (her cemetery record). Also called Nellie Ballentine and Nellie Sherman (Avery's obit
    card at Albion MI Public Library). Mrs A H Sherman aka Mary Eleanor Ballentine was a DAR
    member, #192061; 1923 member of the Charity Cook chapter; descendant of Capt Daniel Dorsey
    1757-1823 (Historical Record of the MI DAR of the American Revolution: Genealogy, 1930,
    p349).
    1895. Possible: Avery Sherman was elected Commander of the Maccabees of the Butler [Branch
    Co] Starlight Tent (Coldwater Courier Jan 5 1895 p3c4).
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    1900. Census of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Avory (sic) H age 28, born 1871 in MI,
    father born in MI and mother in England, single, farmer, boarder, enumerated with Harlow F Sweet
    (E43/p95/d72/f72).
    1901. Avery married Mary Eleanor Ballentine (her obit card Albion MI Public Library).
    1905. Avery a farmer of Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (son Harold's BR).
    1910. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Avery H age 38; Mary E Sherman age 32 born 1878 in MI;
    children Warren, Howard; Theresa Warner age 10, born 1900 in MI, niece (Soundex e57/f126).
    1914. Avery a farmer, and Mary E, lived in Clarendon Twp (daughter Anna's BR).
    1920. Census of Homer MI Calhoun Co indicated: Avery H age 48; Mary E age 41; children
    Warren, Howard, Anna; Thurza I Warner born 1901 in MI, niece (Soundex e73/p5).
    1935. Mary lived in Homer MI (son Howard's obit).
    1951. Avery and Mary celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary (his obit).
    1953. Mary Eleanor Sherman died, 1878-1953, buried lot K7 in Fairview Cemetery Homer Twp
    Calhoun Co (cemetery records; obit card Albion MI Public Library).
    1953. Apr 30th, Avery Sherman died, 1871-1953, buried lot K7 in Fairview Cemetery Homer Twp
    Calhoun Co (cemetery records; obit card Albion MI Public Library). 3 Children:
         1. Warren L Sherman born 1903 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (obit card, at Albion MI
         Public Library).
         1924. Warren graduated from MI State College in Horticulture (obit card, at Albion MI Public
         Library).
         1928. Warren married Florence E Weng [born 1904], and lived in Ann Arbor Washtenaw Co
         for several years before moving to their farm in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (obit card, at
         Albion MI Public Library).
         1935. Warren lived in Ann Arbor MI (brother Howard's obit).
         1953. Warren lived in Ann Arbor MI (father's and mother's obits).
         1966. Warren L Sherman of Homer MI Co died in Albion MI Calhoun Co, buried in Bentley
         Corners Cemetery Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (tombstone; obit card, at Albion MI Public
         Library).
         1974. Florence Edith Sherman (Mrs W L Sherman) died, 1904-1974, buried in Bentley
         Corners Cemetery Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co (tombstone). 3 Children:
              1. William Warren Sherman born 1932 in Washtenaw Co (WAS/BRx 32-1932). 1966
              lived in Fayetteville NY (father's obit).
              2. Howard John Sherman born 1936 in Washtenaw Co (WAS/BRx 1108-1936). 1996
              lived in Homer MI Calhoun Co (father's obit).
              3. Mary Ellen Sherman born 1941 in Washtenaw Co MI (WAS/BRx 1867-1941). 1966
              unmarried and teaching in Rudyard MI (father's obit).
         2. Howard G Sherman born Jul 8 1905 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co(CAL/BR 6-141).
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         1930. Howard removed from Homer MI Calhoun Co to Adrian MI Lenawee Co, and was
         connected with the Adrian Bakery (obit).
         1931. Howard married Miss Margaret Marberger [born 1905] (his obit).
         1935. Howard A of Adrian MI Lenawee Co died, 1905-1935, his wife survives, buried in lot
         K8 in Fairview Cemetery Homer Twp Calhoun Co; also in lot K8 is Margaret Sherman, 1905-
         blank (cemetery record; obit card Albion MI Public Library)
         1994. Margaret Sherman died, age 89, buried in lot K8 in Fairview Cemetery Homer Twp
         Calhoun Co (cemetery record). 2 Children:
              1. Margaret Ann Sherman born 193x (father's obit).
              2. Eleanor Sherman born 193x (father's obit.
         3. Anna M Sherman (Estelle) (Daniels) born 1914 in Clarendon Twp Calhoun Co MI
         (CAL/BR 9-6)..
         1935. Married 1st Robert Estelle (her obit; mother's obit).
         1935. Anna lived in Homer MI (brother Howard's obit).
         1969. Robert Estelle died (her obit).
         1977. Anna married 2nd Donald Daniels (her obit).
         1989. Anna Daniels of Allen MI died in Coldwater MI Branch Co; husband survives; buried in
         Fairview Cemetery Homer MI (obit card Albion MI Public Library).

                                          WATTS7 SHERMAN
American Lineage: Henry6, Nasthaniel5, Henry4, Eber3, Eber2, & Philip1.
Preceding English Lineage: Samuel6E, Henry5E, Henry4E, Thomas3E, John2E, & Thomas1E.
1809. Watts born Utica NY Oneida Co. (Gen Refs: DPS p51; SD p2494; FDS p2261; not in NEHGR
CD-ROM).
1835. Watts a banker married 1st Lois Sarah Turner born 1818, died 1838 in Albany.
1836. Watts of Albany NY purchased land in Calhoun Co (CAL/LR). [no other record he was in or lived
in MI]
1841. Watts married 2nd Sara Maria Gibson born 1816 in NYC, she died NYC 1878.
1850. Head of family at Albany NY (census).
1851. Watts moved to NYC, partner in banking house of Duncan, Sherman & Co
1865. Watts died on Island of Maderira. 8 Children (none in MI):

                                          WILL A SHEARMAN
1872. Will A born in MI (1900 Soundex).
1900. Census of Burlington Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Will age 27; Mable D Shearman
age 21, born 1878 in MI (Soundex s5). Will a farmer (May's BR). 1 Child:
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    1. May Sherman born Dec 24 1900 Burlington Twp Calhoun Co (CAL/BR 5-248).

                                        WILLIAM H SHERMAN
1838. William born in NY (1900 Soundex). [Possible son of Elias above]
186x. William married Phebe Curtis born [1836] (son Edwards DR).
1863. Possible: William H Sherman married at the Methodist Parsonage to Mary Copeland [born
184x], both Marshall (CAL/MRx; The Marshall Statesman Jun 10 1863).
1865. Possible: William Sherman age 34 (born 1831), American, married, wife resided in Battle Creek
MI Calhoun Co, private Co K 12th MI Inf, 8 Apr 1865 in McDougal Hospital in Detroit MI, chronic
diarrhea and chronic rheumatism (DGM v61n2p75).
1890. William Sherman a Civil War veteran lived in Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co (1890/CSSx
sd1ed28).
1894. William of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co a Civil War veteran (1894/VET).
188x. No record he belonged to the GAR (SA/GARx).
1900. Possible: Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: William age 69; Phoebe J Sherman
age 63, born 1836 in NY (Soundex s16).
1910. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: William age 79 (born 1831); Phoebe 73, born
1837 in NY (Soundex e22/f51).
1920. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated Phoebe age 81. Richard S Walters age 33 born
1887 in MI, grandson, and ; Nellie M Walters age 29 born 1891 in MI, granddaughter; Ruth R Walters
age 10 born 1910 in MI, great-granddaughter; Richard S Walters age 4 born 1916 in MI, great-
granddaughter (Soundex e38/p8). 1 Child:
    1. Edward Sherman born 1859 in MI, died Oct 11 1898 in Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co, 39/0/6,
    married, farmer, parents Wm Sherman and Phebe Curtis of Battle Creek (CAL/DR 2-307).

                                        WILLIAM H SHERMAN
1852. William born in NY (1880 Soundex).
1880. Census of Tekonsha MI Calhoun Co indicated: William age 28; Fannie Sherman age 25, born
1855 in NY; children Annie, Charlie, May (Soundex s10).
1884. William H married Fanny Amanda Dubois born 1855 (CAL/MRx).
1890. William a grocer, and Fanny, lived in Battle Creek MI (daughter Nettie's BR).
1910. Census of Calhoun Co indicated: Wm D age 59; Fannie age 56; child Bessie (Soundex e29/f28).
1910. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Fannie age 45, head-of-household; Carl
Dubois age 35 born 1875, brother (Soundex e32/f45).
1920. Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: Fannie age 55, enumerated with her brother
Carl Dubois (Soundex e38/p8).
1920. Census of Albion MI Sheridan Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Fannie age 67 born 1853 in NY; Harry
Easter age 38 son-in-law; Dales S Easter age 11 born 1909, grand-son (Soundex e32/p9). 5 Children:
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    1. Annie Sherman (Lincoln) born 1871 in Palmyra NY; 1889 Anna Sherman married Herbert
    Lincoln born 1864 (CAL/MRx 4-51).
    2. Charles Sherman born 1876 in NY.
    3. May Sherman born 1878 in MI.
    4. Bessie Sherman (Easter) born 1887 in Sheridan Twp Calhoun Co (CAL/BRx 4-28). Married
    Harry H Easter born 1882. 1920 they lived in Albion MI Calhoun Co with her mother (Soundex).
    1 child.
    5. Nellie May Sherman born Feb 3 1890 in Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co (CAL/BR 4-165).

                               UNCOLLATED (Sherman Given Names):
NAMES & EVENT                                                                  REFERENCE
A B Sherman. 1870 Census of Ward 3 Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co                  p456 [Census unreadable].
indicated: A B Sherman age 50 born 1820
Albert Sherman born 1872 in Athens Twp Calhoun Co, parents Thomas              CAL/BR 1-264
Sherman a farmer born in NY and Delia Sherman born in Canada
Alma Schuman born 1887                                                         CAL/BRx 4-4
Amanda Sherman to Daniel Drisscoll, 1881                                       CAL/MRx
Andrew Sherman. William D Sherman born Jun 18 1850 in NY; father               CAL/DR 6-20; obit, Albion
Andrew Sherman born in NY and mother Rhoda Cray born in VT; lived              Evening Record Nov 27
in of Albion MI Calhoun Co, farmer, died Nov 28 1914; survived by              1914 p1; & not in MI/DRx
wife, 2 daughters and 1 son; buried Riverside Cemetery Calhoun Co
Anna Scheurmann born 1875 in Albion Twp Calhoun Co, father August              CAL/BR 2-99
Scheurmann a laborer, mother Mina Scheurmann, parents born in
Germany
August Scheurmann. Anna Scheurmann born 1875 in Albion Twp                     CAL/BR 2-99
Calhoun Co, father August Scheurmann a laborer, mother Mina
Scheurmann, parents born in Germany
Avery Sherman. Unnamed Sherman male, still born Sep 20 1885, at                CAL/DR 2-49)
Albion, parents Avery Sherman and Lizzie Sherman (not in SD) of
Albion
Benjamin Sherman from Washtenaw Co purchased land in 1836                      Calhoun Co MI Tract Book
Charles A Sherman born 1903 in Clarendon Twp                                   CAL/BRx 6-58
Charles A Sherman married 1920                                                 SMI/MRx 3-97
Clarsy A P Sherman born 1848, of Fredonia Twp Calhoun Co; married              CAL/MR
1867 to Egnert A Lathrop born 1839, a doctor of Marshall MI
Cobb Sherman of Calhoun Co purchased land in 1837                              Calhoun Co MI Tract Book
Delia Sherman. Albert Sherman born 1872 in Athens Twp Calhoun Co,              CAL/BR 1-264
parents Thomas Sherman a farmer born in NY and Delia Sherman born
in Canada
E W Sherman Capt. Richard U Sherman of Utica NY, married in                    The Democratic Expounder
Rochester NY to Mary F Sherman, eldest daughter of Capt R W Sherman            Feb 4 1848, Marshall MI
of Vergennes VT
Edward E Sherman Death Records (1888/97):                                      CAL/DRx 2-307.
Elizabeth Sherman died 1853 Oak Ridge Cemetery                                 tombstones):
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Emily Sherman. 1870 Census of Leroy Twp Calhoun Co indicated:                  p654/d204/f202
Emily Sherman age 55 born 1815 in NY; enumerated with S Andrus born
1840 & Sally Andrus born 1846
Etta C Sherman born 1873 in Kansas of Lee Twp Calhoun Co; married              OAK/MR 4-179
Apr 18 1894 at Partello MI Calhoun Co; to Elmer Case a farmer of Lee
Twp Calhoun Co, born 1870 in Kansas
Flora D Sherman to Albert E Wright, 1884                                       CAL/MRx
Frances O Sherman died 1864 in Chicago IL, age 10y born 1854 in                tombstones
Troy NY, Oak Ridge Cemetery
Frank Sherman born 1883 in Albion Twp Calhoun Co, father Jno                   CAL/BR 3-128
Sherman born in MI occupation not given, mother Libbie Sherman born
in MI
Frank Sherman buried Apr 9 1864, age 10y, born Troy NY, died             The Marshall Statesman
Chicago                                                                  Apr 5 1965, City Cemetery
                                                                         Burials
Frank Sherman. 1860 Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated: p58p276/d488/f468 [census
Frank Sherman age 53, born 1807 in MI, carpenter; Julia Sherman age      unclear] <read>
53, born 1807 in MI; child (uc)
Fredericka Sherman. Herman Sherman born 1892 in Albion Twn/Twp CAL/BR 4-215
Calhoun Co, father John Sherman a laborer, mother Fredericka Sherman,
parents born in Germany
Gordon Sherman, a Civil War veteran, member of the Farraqut GAR          SA/GARx)
Post #32 in Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co, established 1881, disbanded
1934
Gordon Sherman, no record of burial                                      SA/GRCx
H Sherman of unclear purchased land in Marshall Twp 1845                 Calhoun Co MI Tract Book
Henry Sherman. Lewis C Sherman born Feb 28 1908 in Bedford Twp           CAL/BR 7-34
Calhoun Co; illegitimate; father a motorman from Chicago, born in OH;
mother from Chicago, born in SC; father's name partly readable, probable
Henry Sherman; mother's name partly readable, probable Ella Brooks
Herman Sherman born 1892 in Albion Twn/Twp Calhoun Co, father            CAL/BR 4-215
John Sherman a laborer, mother Fredericka Sherman, parents born in
Germany
Jno Sherman. Frank Sherman born 1883 in Albion Twp Calhoun Co,           CAL/BR 3-128
father Jno Sherman born in MI occupation not given, mother Libbie
Sherman born in MI
John Sherman of Melrose WI, married 1866 to Edna E Sackett of            The Marshall Statesman
Convis Twp Calhoun Co                                                    Aug 1 1866
John Sherman. Herman Sherman born 1892 in Albion Twn/Twp                 CAL/BR 4-215
Calhoun Co, father John Sherman a laborer, mother Fredericka Sherman,
parents born in Germany
Joseph Sherman of Genesee Co NY purchased land in 1836                   Calhoun Co MI Tract Book
Julia A Sherman to Merrit L Reese, 1872                                  CAL/MRx
Julia Sherman born 1838 in Niles NY; married 1869 at Homer MI            CAL/MR
Calhoun Co to John Wilson born 1829 a farmer; both of Homer MI
Julia Sherman born 1844 married 1862 to John Wesley VanDusen born CAL/MR
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1843; both of Bedford MI Calhoun Co
Julia Sherman. 1860 Census of Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co indicated:            p58p276/d488/f468 [census
Frank Sherman age 53, born 1807 in MI, carpenter; Julia Sherman age            unclear] <read>
53, born 1807 in MI; child (uc)
Lavina Sherman to Wesley Gordon, 1852                                          CAL/MRx
Lewis C Sherman born Feb 28 1908 in Bedford Twp Calhoun Co;                    CAL/BR 7-34
illegitimate; father a motorman from Chicago, born in OH; mother from
Chicago, born in SC; father's name partly readable, probable Henry
Sherman; mother's name partly readable, probable Ella Brooks
Libbie Sherman. Frank Sherman born 1883 in Albion Twp Calhoun Co,              CAL/BR 3-128
father Jno Sherman born in MI occupation not given, mother Libbie
Sherman born in MI
Lizzie Sherman. Unnamed Sherman male, still born Sep 20 1885, at               CAL/DR 2-49)
Albion, parents Avery Sherman and Lizzie Sherman (not in SD) of
Albion
Lloyd Sherman born 1913, of Marshall MI died 1923 at Albion MI                 obit, Albion Recorder Aug
Calhoun Co, buried in Marshall MI                                              10 1923 p5
Lloyd Sherman died Aug 10 1923 Marshall MI, buried Walton Twp                  Kelser Funeral Home
Cemetery Eaton Co                                                              Marshall MI
Mary A Sherman. 1860 Census of Albion MI Calhoun Co indicated:                 p107/d813/f800
Mary A Sherman age 15 (uc), born 1835 in NY, student; enumerated
with John and Abby Pritzel
Mary F Sherman. Richard U Sherman of Utica NY, married in                      The Democratic Expounder
Rochester NY to Mary F Sherman, eldest daughter of Capt R W Sherman            Feb 4 1848, Marshall MI
of Vergennes VT
Mary Sherman born 1900 in Burlington Twp                                       CAL/BRx 5-248
Mather B Sherman born 1837 in NY, died Dec 28 1888 in Clarence                 CAL/DR 2-99; no in SD
Twp Calhoun Co, lived in Clarence, married, 51y8m, farmer, parents not
given
Maude E Sherman Death Records (1888/97):                                       CAL/DRx 2-70.
Michael Sherman. 1860 Census of LeRoy Twn/Twp Calhoun Co                       p212p433/d1717 [census
indicated: Michael Sherman age 11, born 1849 in NY; enumerated with            unclear]
Josiah Wilton
Mina Scheurmann. Anna Scheurmann born 1875 in Albion Twp                       CAL/BR 2-99
Calhoun Co, father August Scheurmann a laborer, mother Mina
Scheurmann, parents born in Germany
N Marie Sherman, aka N Marie Young born 1850 in MI, a seamstress               OAK/MR 4-97
of Bay City; married Jul 8 1891 at Battle Creek MI Calhoun Co to;
Charles D Wood born 1853 in MI, a barber of Grand Rapids MI Kent Co;
her parents J Anson Young and Emily Gurley; he married twice and she
once before
Nathan B Sherman of Hillsdale [Co] to Caroline Haynes of Eaton Co,             Cal/MRx
1857
Pauline Sherman                                                                CAL/DRx 2-135.
Peter Sherman. William Sherman died Oct 6 1917 in Battle Creek MI,             CAL/DR 6-182
born 1830 in NY, 87y0m9d, laborer, father Peter Sherman and mother
unknown
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Phineas S Sherman of Ontario Co NY purchased land 1836                         Calhoun Co MI Tract Book
Richard U Sherman of Utica NY, married in Rochester NY to Mary F               The Democratic Expounder
Sherman, eldest daughter of Capt R W Sherman of Vergennes VT                   Feb 4 1848, Marshall MI
Sarah Sherman died Mar 3 1939, age 79 [born 1860], body shipped                University of Michigan
from Battle Creek MI to the University of Michigan Medical School              Anatomical Donations
                                                                               Program, Anatomical
                                                                               Materials Register number
                                                                               10,930, Bentley Historical
                                                                               Library
Thomas Sherman. Albert Sherman born 1872 in Athens Twp Calhoun                 CAL/BR 1-264
Co, parents Thomas Sherman a farmer born in NY and Delia Sherman
born in Canada
Thos Sherman of Monroe Co NY purchased land 1835                               Calhoun Co MI Tract Book
Truman C Sherman of Chittendon Co VT purchased land 1835                       Calhoun Co MI Tract Book
Unknown Sherman born 1907 in Battle Creek MI                                   CAL/BRx 6-244
Unknown Sherman Death Records (1888/97):                                       CAL/DRx 2-49.
Unnamed Sherman male, still born Sep 20 1885, at Albion, parents               CAL/DR 2-49)
Avery Sherman and Lizzie Sherman (not in SD) of Albion
William B Sherman of Farming MI Oakland Co purchased land in 1838              CAL/LR
in Calhoun Co
William D Sherman born Jun 18 1850 in NY; father Andrew Sherman                CAL/DR 6-20; obit, Albion
born in NY and mother Rhoda Cray born in VT; lived in of Albion MI             Evening Record Nov 27
Calhoun Co, farmer, died Nov 28 1914; survived by wife, 2 daughters            1914 p1; & not in MI/DRx
and 1 son; buried Riverside Cemetery Calhoun Co
William D Sherman to Ester A Venn, 1872                                        CAL/MRx
William Sherman died Oct 6 1917 in Battle Creek MI, born 1830 in               CAL/DR 6-182
NY, 87y0m9d, laborer, father Peter Sherman and mother unknown
William Sherman. 1870 Census of Ward 1 Marshall MI Calhoun Co                  p696/d124/f123
indicated: William Sherman age 22 born 1848 NY; enumerated with
William Rosecrants born 1821 in NY and Minervia Rosecrants born 1825
in NY
Willie Sherman born 1890 in Albion Twn/Twp                                     CAL/BRx 4-130

                                  UNCOLLATED (Allied Surnames):
NAMES & EVENT                                                                  REFERENCE
Andrus, S. 1870 Census of Leroy Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Emily                p654/d204/f202
Sherman age 55 born 1815 in NY; enumerated with S Andrus born 1840
& Sally Andrus born 1846
Andrus, Sally. 1870 Census of Leroy Twp Calhoun Co indicated: Emily            p654/d204/f202
Sherman age 55 born 1815 in NY; enumerated with S Andrus born 1840
& Sally Andrus born 1846
Brooks, Ella. Lewis C Sherman born Feb 28 1908 in Bedford Twp                  CAL/BR 7-34
Calhoun Co; illegitimate; father a motorman from Chicago, born in OH;
mother from Chicago, born in SC; father's name partly readable, probable
Henry Sherman; mother's name partly readable, probable Ella Brooks
Case, Elmer. Etta C Sherman born 1873 in Kansas of Lee Twp Calhoun             OAK/MR 4-179
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Co; married Apr 18 1894 at Partello MI Calhoun Co; to Elmer Case a
farmer of Lee Twp Calhoun Co, born 1870 in Kansas
Drisscoll, Daniel. Amanda Sherman to Daniel Drisscoll, 1881                    CAL/MRx
Gordon, Wesley. Lavina Sherman to Wesley Gordon, 1852                          CAL/MRx
Gurley, Emily. N Marie Sherman, aka N Marie Young born 1850 in MI,             OAK/MR 4-97
a seamstress of Bay City; married Jul 8 1891 at Battle Creek MI Calhoun
Co to; Charles D Wood born 1853 in MI, a barber of Grand Rapids MI
Kent Co; her parents J Anson Young and Emily Gurley; he married twice
and she once before
Haynes, Caroline. Nathan B Sherman of Hillsdale [Co] to Caroline               Cal/MRx
Haynes of Eaton Co, 1857
Lathrop, Egnert A. Clarsy A P Sherman born 1848, of Fredonia Twp               CAL/MR
Calhoun Co; married 1867 to Egnert A Lathrop born 1839, a doctor of
Marshall MI
Pritzel, Abby. 1860 Census of Albion MI Calhoun Co indicated: Mary A           p107/d813/f800
Sherman age 15 (uc), born 1835 in NY, student; enumerated with John
and Abby Pritzel
Pritzel, John. 1860 Census of Albion MI Calhoun Co indicated: Mary A           p107/d813/f800
Sherman age 15 (uc), born 1835 in NY, student; enumerated with John
and Abby Pritzel
Reese, Merrit L. Julia A Sherman to Merrit L Reese, 1872                       CAL/MRx
Rosecrants, Minervia. 1870 Census of Ward 1 Marshall MI Calhoun Co             p696/d124/f123
indicated: William Sherman age 22 born 1848 NY; enumerated with
William Rosecrants born 1821 in NY and Minervia Rosecrants born 1825
in NY
Rosecrants, William. 1870 Census of Ward 1 Marshall MI Calhoun Co              p696/d124/f123
indicated: William Sherman age 22 born 1848 NY; enumerated with
William Rosecrants born 1821 in NY and Minervia Rosecrants born 1825
in NY
Sackett, Edna E. John Sherman of Melrose WI, married 1866 to Edna E            The Marshall Statesman
Sackett of Convis Twp Calhoun Co                                               Aug 1 1866
VanDusen, John Wesley. Julia Sherman born 1844 married 1862 to                 CAL/MR
John Wesley VanDusen born 1843; both of Bedford MI Calhoun Co
Venn, Ester A. William D Sherman to Ester A Venn, 1872                         CAL/MRx
Wilson, John. Julia Sherman born 1838 in Niles NY; married 1869 at             CAL/MR
Homer MI Calhoun Co to John Wilson born 1829 a farmer; both of
Homer MI
Wilton, Josiah. 1860 Census of LeRoy Twn/Twp Calhoun Co indicated:             p212p433/d1717 [census
Michael Sherman age 11, born 1849 in NY; enumerated with Josiah                unclear]
Wilton
Wood, Charles. N Marie Sherman, aka N Marie Young born 1850 in                 OAK/MR 4-97
MI, a seamstress of Bay City; married Jul 8 1891 at Battle Creek MI
Calhoun Co to; Charles D Wood born 1853 in MI, a barber of Grand
Rapids MI Kent Co; her parents J Anson Young and Emily Gurley; he
married twice and she once before
Wright, Albert E. Flora D Sherman to Albert E Wright, 1884                     CAL/MRx
Young, J Anson. N Marie Sherman, aka N Marie Young born 1850 in                OAK/MR 4-97
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MI, a seamstress of Bay City; married Jul 8 1891 at Battle Creek MI
Calhoun Co to; Charles D Wood born 1853 in MI, a barber of Grand
Rapids MI Kent Co; her parents J Anson Young and Emily Gurley; he
married twice and she once before
Young, N Marie. N Marie Sherman, aka N Marie Young born 1850 in                OAK/MR 4-97
MI, a seamstress of Bay City; married Jul 8 1891 at Battle Creek MI
Calhoun Co to; Charles D Wood born 1853 in MI, a barber of Grand
Rapids MI Kent Co; her parents J Anson Young and Emily Gurley; he
married twice and she once before

								
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