Nolan Hershel Sherwood

6 January 1905–27 July 1985 (Age 80)
Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Nolan Hershel

When Nolan Hershel Sherwood was born on 6 January 1905, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, his father, Rutherford Birchard Hayes Sherwood, was 27 and his mother, Minnie Belle Sherer, was 27. He married Irene Jessie Laster on 31 December 1929, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States in 1935. He died on 27 July 1985, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, Joplin Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Nolan Hershel Sherwood
Irene Jessie Laster
Marriage: 31 December 1929
Shirley Ann Sherwood
Nolan Dwight Sherwood

Spouse and Children

31 December 1929
Jackson, Missouri, United States


    Shirley Ann Sherwood


    Nolan Dwight Sherwood


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 2

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scīr ‘shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’.2 Americanized form of some Jewish name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Nolan Sherwood in household of Frances Luster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nolan Sherwood in household of Rutherford Sherwood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nolan Sherwood in household of Rutherford Sherwood, "United States Census, 1910"

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