Rachel Ewing “Rachey” <I>Sherman</I> Thorndike

Rachel Ewing “Rachey” Sherman Thorndike

Birth
Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA
Death 1919 (aged 57–58)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Sub Division 11, Lot 287
Memorial ID 107567978 · View Source
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MRS RACHEL S. THORNDIKE LAID TO REST AT BEVERLY
The funeral of Mrs. Rachel Sherman Thorndike, who died Sunday, took place yesterday evening in the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.
After a high mass, which was sung by Rev. William B. Finigan, rector of the Cathedral, the cortege proceeded to Beverly where burial took place. Mrs. Thorndike was the daughter of the late Gen. Sherman and was married to Dr. Thorndike in Washington. Married on Franklin Square, Washington D.C. at the home of her uncle Senator John Sherman on 30 December 1891. Her brother, Father Thomas Sherman performed the marriage. Among those attending was President Benjamin Harrison.

The Boston Daily Globe, October 29, 1919


Gravesite Details Marker is set deeply into ground, bottom half of inscription is not visible

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  • Created by: Thomas F. Scully
  • Added: 30 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107567978
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Ewing “Rachey” Sherman Thorndike (5 Jul 1861–1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107567978, citing Central Cemetery, Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Thomas F. Scully (contributor 46818179) .