May 22, 1906 Littleton Schuyler County Illinois, USA
The Rushville Times, May 31, 1906 Alex. Sherrill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Sherrill, was born August 21, 1829 in Shelby county, Ill., and departed this life May 22, 1906, at his home west of Littleton, aged 76 years and 9 months. In early life he lived in North and South Carolina, returning to Illinois in 1833. He was united in marriage to Mary Gray and to this union was born three children, one having preceded him to the better world. Mrs. Dora McWilliams of Galesburg, Ill., and George W. Sherrill of Iowa, with their mother, survive him. Mr. Sherrill had nine brothers and four sisters, only one of whom is living, Leonard Sherrill of Browning, Ill. Deceased was converted and united with the Union Baptist church about 34 years ago, and has since lived a devoted christian life, being a minister of the gospel for many years. On May 23 funeral services were conducted in the Baptist church at Littleton, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Bauer cemetery.