Katherine Chorina Sherrod

12 January 1934–24 September 1992 (Age 58)
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Katherine Chorina

When Katherine Chorina Sherrod was born on 12 January 1934, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, David William Sherrod, was 22 and her mother, Maudie Evelyn Dills, was 20. She lived in Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 11, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 1992, at the age of 58.

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 7

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 

Age 16

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Sherrard .2 Americanized form of French Cherot‘wagoner’ ( see Shero ).

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

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  • Corena Sherrod in household of David Sherrod, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Katherine C Or Coke Schuler, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Katherine Chorina Schuler in entry for James Or Ed Sherrod, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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