Henry R. Sherrod

21 August 1827–9 June 1893 (Age 65)
Lawrence, Alabama, United States

The Life of Henry R.

When Henry R. Sherrod was born on 21 August 1827, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States, his father, Irvin Rhodes Sherrod, was 25 and his mother, Eliza Rosa Shelton, was 20. He married Fannie Jane Scales on 21 December 1853, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Tipton, Tipton, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died on 9 June 1893, in Fayette, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Henry R. Sherrod
1827–1893
Fannie Jane Scales
1815–1862
Marriage: 21 December 1853
Irvin Sherrod
1855–
Anna Sherrod
1860–
Samuel S Sherrod
1857–1929
Adrian Sherrod
1858–
John H Sherrod
1861–1905

Spouse and Children

    Male1827–1893Male

    Fannie Jane Scales

    Female1815–1862Female

MARRIAGE
21 December 1853
Williamson, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

    Irvin Sherrod

    Male1855–Male

    Samuel S Sherrod

    Male1857–1929Male

    Adrian Sherrod

    Male1858–Male

    Female1860–Female

    Male1861–1905Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Mary T. Sherrod

    Female1823–1824Female

    Carolina Virginia Sherrod

    Female1825–1861Female

    Male1827–1893Male

    Male1829–1831Male

    Martha Ann Sherrod

    Female1829–1906Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Sherrard .2 Americanized form of French Cherot‘wagoner’ ( see Shero ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry R Sherrod in household of J R Sherrod, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry R Sherrod in household of J R Sherrod, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry R Sherrod in entry for John H Sherrod, "Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, Board of Health Death Records, 1848-1913"

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