Mapel Dell Sherman

8 August 1889–7 February 1978 (Age 88)
Bennington Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mapel Dell

Mapel Dell Sherman was born on 8 August 1889, in Bennington Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States as the daughter of Elmer C. Sherman and Cora Jane Beacon. She married Harold Lorin McMillan on 25 April 1918, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 February 1978, in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sunbury, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Harold Lorin McMillan
Mapel Dell Sherman
Marriage: 25 April 1918
James Loren McMillan

Spouse and Children

25 April 1918
Franklin, Ohio, United States


    James Loren McMillan


Parents and Siblings

    Elmer C. Sherman


    Cora Jane Beacon




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mabel Dell McMillan in household of Harold L McMillan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mapel D Mcmillan in household of Harold L Mcmillan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sherman in entry for Harold L. McMillian, "Ohio, WWI Index and Return Cards, 1916-1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.