Henry R. Sherrod

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

The Life Summary 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 3 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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Henry R. Sherrod
Fannie Jane Scales
Marriage: 21 December 1853
Irving Sherrod
Samuel S Sherrod
Adrian Ella "Susan" Sherrod
John Henry Sherrod

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1853Williamson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    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.
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schererz, a rare surname of unexplained etymology.English: variant of Sherrard 2. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain. Compare Sherod .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Henry R Sherrd, "United States Census, 1860"
    • H R Sherrod, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Henry R Sherrod in entry for John H Sherrod, "Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, Board of Health Death Records, 1848-1913"

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