Antoine Sherby

5 June 1853–14 July 1943 (Age 90)
Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Antoine

When Antoine Sherby was born on 5 June 1853, in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Antoine Charby, was 21 and his mother, Angeline La Vigne, was 22. He married Estella Snyder on 17 March 1880, in Odessa, Loyalist, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1895 and lived in Gananoque, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 14 July 1943, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Antoine Sherby
Charlotte J. Horning
Marriage: 1897
William "Charby" Sherby
Mary Youla Sherby
Yolanda Sherby
Alma Sherby
Joseph A Sherby

Spouse and Children


    Charlotte J. Horning


Gananoque, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Antoine Charby


    Angeline La Vigne





    Joseph Sherby aka Charby


    John H Sherby


    William Sherby aka Charby


    Louis Sherby


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 11

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 28

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McSherry , Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh‘son of Searrach’, a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’. It is sometimes ‘translated’ as Foley .2 reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha‘son of Geoffrey ’ ( see McSherry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aldy Sherby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Antonie Sherby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Antoine Sherby, "United States Census, 1920"

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