Catherine Olive Sherry

3 January 1905–2 July 2004 (Age 99)
Elgin, Antelope, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Catherine Olive

When Catherine Olive Sherry was born on 3 January 1905, in Elgin, Antelope, Nebraska, United States, her father, William I. Sherry, was 34 and her mother, Rose Emma THOMPSON, was 23. She married Sever Martin SCORE on 14 March 1921, in Albion, Boone, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Logan Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 2 July 2004, in St. Edward, Boone, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Elgin, Antelope, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sever Martin SCORE
Catherine Olive Sherry
Marriage: 14 March 1921

Spouse and Children

14 March 1921
Albion, Boone, Nebraska, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William I. Sherry





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 26

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 (1)

  • Catherine Sherry in household of William J Sherry, "United States Census, 1910"

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