Agnes Sarah Sherman

6 August 1849–25 June 1928 (Age 78)
Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Agnes Sarah

When Agnes Sarah Sherman was born on 6 August 1849, in Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky, United States, her father, Samuel Sherman, was 36 and her mother, Mary Dickersen, was 31. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with William Henry Garrett. She lived in Magisterial District 2 Prestonville, Carroll, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and English, Carroll, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 June 1928, in Ramsey, Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Waynesville, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Garrett
Agnes Sarah Sherman
Joseph Garrett
Edward Garrett
Sarah Martha Garrett
Mollie Garrett
Katherine Lois Garrett
Nannie Garrett
Chester Garrett

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World Events (8)

Age 6
Historical Boundaries: 1855: Fayette, Illinois, United States
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 21
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (9)

  • Sarah Sherman in household of Samuel Sherman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Agnes Garrett in household of Henry Garrett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Agnes Garrett in household of Henry Garrett, "United States Census, 1900"

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