Agnes Sarah Sherman

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

The Life 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 5 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
1850–1934
Agnes Sarah Sherman
1849–1928
Joseph Garrett
1876–
Edward Garrett
1880–1948
Roxie Garrett
1882–1966
Sarah Martha Garrett
1885–1920
Mollie Garrett
1887–
Katherine Lois Garrett
1888–1949
Nannie Garrett
1889–
Chester Garrett
1893–

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Male1876–Male

    Male1880–1948Male

    Female1882–1966Female

    Sarah Martha Garrett

    Female1885–1920Female

    Mollie Garrett

    Female1887–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Sherman

    Male1813–1899Male

    Mary Dickersen

    Female1818–1897Female

siblings

(6)

    Jane Sherman

    Female1841–1860Female

    Robert B. Sherman

    Male1843–1860Male

    Addie Sherman

    Female1846–1860Female

    Female1849–1928Female

    Theodocia Sherman

    Female1852–1890Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

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 (3)

  • 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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