Ernest Cornelius Sherry

26 April 1862–4 June 1936 (Age 74)
Saint Helier, Jersey

The Life Summary of Ernest Cornelius

When Ernest Cornelius Sherry was born on 26 April 1862, in Saint Helier, Jersey, his father, Thomas Walter Sherry, was 39 and his mother, Susann Audoire, was 35. He married Catherine Cornelia Cooper on 14 July 1897, in Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Saint Helier's Church, Saint Helier, Jersey in 1871 and St Saviour, Jersey in 1881. He died on 4 June 1936, in Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74.

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Ernest Cornelius Sherry
Catherine Cornelia Cooper
Marriage: 14 July 1897
Thomas Ernest Taylor Sherry
Clara Rose Sherry
Alfred Vincent Sherry
William Walter Sherry
Harold Ramond Sherry
Oscar Lee Sherry
Robert David Sherry
Mary Leona Sherry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1897Hailey, Blaine, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries 1881: Alturas, Idaho Territory, United States 1889: Logan, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Logan, Idaho, United States 1891: Alta, Idaho, United States 1891: Logan, Idaho, United States 1895: Blaine, Idaho, United States
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 20
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Monaghan): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha ‘son of Séartha’, an Irish form of Geoffrey . Compare McSherry 2.Welsh, English (Shropshire): perhaps a Welsh pronunciation of the Old French personal name Geri, Jery (see Geary ), with [ʃ] for French and Middle English [ʤ], as in Welsh Siôn (see Shown ) for John .English and Scottish: perhaps a variant of Sherriff , with loss of final -f influenced by the variation between Bayliff and Bailey .

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Cornelius Sherry in household of Thomas Sherry, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Cornelius Ernest Sherry, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Cornelius Earnest Sherry, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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