Innocent Milliman

about 1856–4 November 1925 (Age 69)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Innocent

When Innocent Milliman was born about 1856, in Indiana, United States, her father, William Milliman, was 38 and her mother, Lydia Gillett, was 40. She married Robert Jackson Sherman on 21 April 1877, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Milan Township, Allen, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Avon Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 4 November 1925, in Charleston, Black River Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Avon Center, Avon, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Robert Jackson Sherman
Innocent Milliman
Marriage: 21 April 1877
Robert Sherman
Anna A. Sherman
Grant Daniel Sherman
Robert Deyo Sherman
Clarence Arthur Sherman

Spouse and Children

    Robert Jackson Sherman



21 April 1877
Lorain, Ohio, United States


    Robert Sherman


    Anna A. Sherman




    Clarence Arthur Sherman


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 0

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): perhaps a variant of Millman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Innocent Sherman in household of R Sherman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Innvert Milliman in household of Wm Milliman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Innocent Millerman in household of William Millerman, "United States Census, 1860"

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