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Jane Sherman Way
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1842
Nauvoo
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1912
Osage
Becker County
Minnesota, USA

Mrs. Jane A. Way was born in Hancock County, Illinois, on the 14th day of April, 1842. She was the daughter of Almon W. and Lois H. {Cutler}Sherman and is the wife of Mr. Henry Way who came to Becker County in the summer of 1868, and she is entitled to the honor of being the oldest white settler in point of residence of her sex now living in Becker County.
Mrs. Way has had her full measure of frontier life, having braved the dangers incident to the settlement of a new country in three or four different states.
She has been the mother of seven children: viz., Henry A., Pliny A., Lois Dora, Nellie C., Fanny R., Clara D. and Arra Ann. Of these seven only Nellie, Fanny and Arra survive. All three are married.
Mrs. Way is now enjoying the fruits of a busy and eventful life with her husband at Osage, in a quiet and comfortable home, surrounded by everything necessary to make life comfortable in her mature years.

Chapter XXI.
History of Detroit Township

A Pioneer History of Becker County Minnesota
by
Alvin H. Wilcox
--------------------
Died: Mrs. Henry Way of Osage, at 6 a.m. January 8th, at her home here. The cause of death was cancer. She had been a great sufferer for many months.
The funeral was held in the Baptist church at Osage yesterday at 10:30 a. m. Interment was made in Greenwood Cemetery, Park Rapids.
Enterprise, January 11, 1912
 
 
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 Parents:
  Almon Worthy Sherman (1803 - 1869)
  Lois Huntington Cutler Sherman (1811 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Way (1838 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Nellie Jane Way Williams (1866 - 1951)*
  Fannie Rozeltha Way Witter (1868 - 1963)*
  Arra Ann Way McKinley (1875 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lois A Anderson (1840 - 1858)*
  Jane Sherman Way (1842 - 1912)
  Cutler Almon Sherman (1848 - 1885)*
  Ellen Delia Sherman Gould (1852 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Park Rapids
Hubbard County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Block 79, Lot 3,1
 
Created by: Joan Edmonson
Record added: May 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37136748
Jane <i>Sherman</i> Way
Added by: Joan Edmonson
 
Jane <i>Sherman</i> Way
Added by: Joan Edmonson
 
Jane <i>Sherman</i> Way
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- Joan Edmonson
 Added: Aug. 13, 2009
 
 
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