Jessie Viola Sherman

10 December 1906–24 July 1992 (Age 85)
Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Jessie Viola

When Jessie Viola Sherman was born on 10 December 1906, in Colorado, United States, her father, Franklin Austin Sherman, was 24 and her mother, Elma Viola Kendall, was 19. She married John M. Williams on 3 July 1928, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Election Precinct 5, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 11, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 24 July 1992, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

John M. Williams
Jessie Viola Sherman
Marriage: 3 July 1928
Lewis Owen Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1928Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1909 · Garden of the Gods Park
    Age 3
    In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
    Age 23
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): occupational name denoting someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle English sherman, shirman, sharman ‘shearman’.Americanized form of North German Schürmann (see Schuermann ) and of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schermann .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 (10)

    • Jessie V Williams in household of John M Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Jessie Sherman, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
    • Jessie V Williams in household of John M Williams, "United States Census, 1940"

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