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William Jesse Sherman
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1881
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1973
Lee County
Iowa, USA

Hancock County Historical Society
Carthage, Illinois

Obits 1970-1980 Nauvoo Independant
Page 57

William J. Sherman

William Jessie Sherman, 91, of Warsaw, died Wednesday, (February 28, 1973) at 10:36 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospital at Keokuk, where he had been a patient for five days.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Lamporte Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Harris officiated. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mr. Sherman was born August 2, 1881, at Plymouth, a son of the Rev. Louis R. and Jerishua Jane Duncan Sherman. He was married to Erma Tilton on August 16, 1902, in Carthage. He was a member of the Christian Church.

Surviving are the widow; two daughters, Margie Dean of Carthage and Vanetta Nolan of Warsaw; two sons, Robert E. of Louisville, Ky. and Wendell R. of Warsaw; a sister, Grace Williams of Burlington; 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  Lewis Reeves Sherman (1846 - 1921)
  Jerusha Jane Duncan Sherman (1849 - 1920)
  Erma Ethel Tilton Sherman (1885 - 1973)
  Wendell Ray Sherman (1907 - 1975)*
  Lorin Yates Sherman (1909 - 1963)*
  Margy I. Sherman Dean (1917 - 2006)*
  Lewis Quincy Sherman (1871 - 1890)*
  Clara Dell Sherman Darrah (1879 - 1962)*
  William Jesse Sherman (1881 - 1973)
  Celia Sherman Carlisle (1881 - 1955)*
  Grace Mildred Sherman Williams (1885 - 1985)*
  Augusta Raymond Sherman (1887 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Created by: dirk bailey
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
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William Jesse Sherman
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