Eliza Ann Bomar

6 January 1819–2 September 1897 (Age 78)
Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Bomar was born on 6 January 1819, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Johnson Bomar, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Terry, was 27. She married Samuel Wilson Sherrill on 6 June 1836, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 2 September 1897, in Gladeville, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wilson Sherrill
1813–1895
Eliza Ann Bomar
1819–1897
Marriage: 6 June 1836
Elizabeth Jane Sherrill
1837–1914
Nancy Emeline Sherrill
1839–1883
William Anderson Sherrill
1841–1880
R. H. Sherrell
1849–
Samuel Burdine Sherrill
1854–1895
Lillard LeGrand Sherrill
1854–1937
Edgar Sherrill
1856–1887
Joseph Thomas Sherrill
1860–
Robert Hatton Sherrill
1862–1898

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Wilson Sherrill

    Male1813–1895Male

    Female1819–1897Female

MARRIAGE
6 June 1836
Wilson, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Female1837–1914Female

    Nancy Emeline Sherrill

    Female1839–1883Female

    William Anderson Sherrill

    Male1841–1880Male

    R. H. Sherrell

    Male1849–Male

    Samuel Burdine Sherrill

    Male1854–1895Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 16

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 27

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

Name Meaning

Variant of Swiss German Bommer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Sherrell in household of Samuel Sherrell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza Sherell in household of Samuel Sherell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • E A Sherrill in household of I W Sherrill, "United States Census, 1880"

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