Caroline Amanda <I>Sherfey</I> Rand

Caroline Amanda Sherfey Rand

Birth
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 23 Jul 1905 (aged 77)
Italy
Burial Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Plot 029 02
Memorial ID 111594088 · View Source
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He married his second wife, Mrs. C. A. Roberts, daughter of S. Sherfey, of Burlington, on the 13th of June, 1852. The fruit of this union are four children, three sons and one daughter, viz.: Elbridge D. Rand, Jr., just graduated at Harvard University ; Charles W. Rand, with Field & Leiter, Chicago ; and Horace S. and Carrie, children at home.

Source: An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Des Moines County, Iowa. A. T. Andreas, Lakeside Building, Corner Clark & Adams Sts., Chicago, Ill., 1873, p. 23.
at the request of pmfrench (#47453952)

There is a 1 Apr 1851 marriage record from Des Moines Co., Iowa for J.W. Roberts and C.A. Sherfey.

Mr. Rand was married again, June 13, 1852, at Burlington, to Mrs. Caroline A. Roberts, widow of J. W. Roberts, and daughter of S. Sherfey, Esq., a pioneer of Burlington of 1837. Mrs. Rand was born in Hagerstown, Md. Four children were born of their union, three sons and a daughter: Elbridge D., born at Burlington, Aug. 11, 1853, now Vice President of the Rand Lumber Company; Charles W., who was born at Burlington. Feb. 12, 1855, and is junior partner of the firm of Wyman & Rand, wholesale dealers in carpets and furniture, and President of the Northwestern Furniture Company, married Miss Lilian C. Higgins, daughter of Hiram Higgins, Esq., of Chicago; Horace S., born May 11, 1861, at Burlington, is President of the Burlington Lumber Company, and married Miss Ruth Gear, daughter of Gov. Gear; Carrie, the only daughter, was born at Burlington, March 17, 1867, and resides with her mother at the "Pines."

Source: Portrait and Biographical Album of Des Moines County, Iowa, Acme Publishing Company, Chicago, 1888, p. 199.


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  • Created by: No Reins
  • Added: 1 Jun 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 111594088
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Amanda Sherfey Rand (4 Feb 1828–23 Jul 1905), Find a Grave Memorial no. 111594088, citing Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by No Reins (contributor 46595053) .