Emma Lenora Sherman

Female23 November 1855–19 April 1951

Brief Life History of Emma Lenora

When Emma Lenora Sherman was born on 23 November 1855, in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Sherman Jr., was 33 and her mother, Nancy Frances Huff, was 20. She married Charles Edwin Haskell on 22 March 1875, in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States in 1880 and Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1900. She died on 19 April 1951, in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Charles Edwin Haskell
Emma Lenora Sherman
Marriage: 22 March 1875
Maud E Haskell
Jessica Josephine Haskell

Sources (14)

  • Emma L Haskell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma L. Sherman, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Emma L. Sherman Haskell, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    22 March 1875Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 8

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 26

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): occupational name denoting someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle English sherman, shirman, sharman ‘shearman’.

    Americanized form of North German Schürmann (see Schuermann ) and of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schermann .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from Yiddish sher ‘scissors’ + man ‘man’.

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

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