Elmer Lyman Sherman

30 May 1904–14 November 1983 (Age 79)
Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of Elmer Lyman

When Elmer Lyman Sherman was born on 30 May 1904, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, his father, Joel Elmer Sherman, was 27 and his mother, Martha Mariah Robbins, was 23. He married Roxie Susannah Nay on 27 February 1929, in Piute, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in United States in 1930. He died on 14 November 1983, at the age of 79, and was buried in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Lyman Sherman
Roxie Susannah Nay
Marriage: 27 February 1929
William J Sherman
Martha Olean Sherman
Lyman Reed Sherman
Dora Madge Sherman
Erma Louise Sherman

Spouse and Children

27 February 1929
Piute, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 4

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.

Age 23

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Lyman Sherman in household of Joel Elmer Sherman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elmer Lyman Sherman in household of Martha Mariah Robbins Sherman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elmer Lyman Sherman, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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