John Cressel Sherratt

1924–2013 (Age 89)
Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life of John Cressel

When John Cressel Sherratt was born on 25 January 1924, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, John Bulloch Sherratt, was 23 and his mother, Mary Diantha Cox, was 25. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 1 April 2013, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bulloch Sherratt
Mary Diantha Cox
Romola Sherratt
Cuella Sherratt
John Cressel Sherratt
Garth W Sherratt
Jack Orlon Sherratt
Sarah Helen Sherratt
Boyd Dwight Sherratt
Elaine Sherratt
Robert ElRay Sherratt

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 4

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably a variant of Sherrard or of Syrett . However, According to Black, in Scotland Sherratt and its variants are forms of Sherwood .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

World War 2

Cressel, as most people called him, fought I World War 2. He talked little about it, but was we know for a fact, he has 2 Purple Hearts, and left for dead 2 times. He was one of the soldiers who would …

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Sources (3)

  • Cresell J Sherratt in household of John Sherratt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cressel Sherratt in household of John Sherratt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cressel Sherratt, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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