Emma Lenora Sherman

23 November 1855–19 April 1951 (Age 95)
Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Emma Lenora

When Emma Lenora Sherman was born on 23 November 1855, in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, United States, 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. 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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Family Time Line

Charles Edwin Haskell
1844–1898
Emma Lenora Sherman
1855–1951
Marriage: 22 March 1875
Maud E Haskell
1876–1878
Jessica Josephine Haskell
1878–1954

Spouse and Children

    Charles Edwin Haskell

    Male1844–1898Male

    Female1855–1951Female

MARRIAGE
22 March 1875
Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1821–1863Male

    Nancy Frances Huff

    Female1834–1926Female

siblings

(3)

    Everett A Sherman

    Male1854–1886Male

    Female1855–1951Female

    Joseph Allen Sherman

    Male1859–1928Male

World Events (8)

1863

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

1 English: occupational name for a sheepshearer or someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excess nap, from Middle English shereman ‘shearer’.2 Americanized spelling of German Schuermann .3 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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Sources (3)

  • Emma L Haskell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emma L Haskell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma L Haskell, "United States Census, 1930"

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