Franklin Sherry

15 April 1908–8 December 1953 (Age 45)
Arnoldsburg, Calhoun, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Sherry was born on 15 April 1908, in Arnoldsburg, Calhoun, West Virginia, United States, his father, George Calvin Sherry Sr., was 40 and his mother, Nancy C. Starcher, was 37. He married Evelyn Hudson in 1939, in Hancock, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Roane, West Virginia, United States for about 5 years and Clay Magisterial District, Hancock, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 8 December 1953, in Weirton, Hancock, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in New Manchester, Hancock, West Virginia, United States.

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Franklin Sherry
Evelyn Hudson
Marriage: 1939
Patricia Bernice Sherry
James Eugene Sherry
Nancy Caroline Sherry

Spouse and Children


    Evelyn Hudson


Hancock, West Virginia, United States


    Patricia Bernice Sherry


    James Eugene Sherry


    Nancy Caroline Sherry




Parents and Siblings

    George Calvin Sherry Sr.


    Nancy C. Starcher




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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 15

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McSherry , Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh‘son of Searrach’, a personal name based on searrach ‘foal’. It is sometimes ‘translated’ as Foley .2 reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Séartha‘son of Geoffrey ’ ( see McSherry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Sherry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Sperry in household of George C Sperry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Sherry in household of George C Sherry, "United States Census, 1930"

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