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 John A. Sherman

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John A. Sherman

  • Birth 26 Mar 1788 Virginia, USA
  • Death 11 Feb 1851 Delaware County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 19224968

PARENTS WERE ADAM SHERMAN & MARY KELLER


JOHN'S FIRST WIFE WAS REBECCA GLASSCOCK. HE HAD A DAUGHTER NAMED MARIA WITH HER. HE RAN OFF WITH MARTHA HEROLD TO OHIO WHERE THEY HAD 13 CHILDREN. IT IS BELIEVED THAT HE NEVER MARRIED MARTHA. IN 1833 REBECCA DIVORCED JOHN. JOHN LEFT ALL OF HIS ESTATE TO HIS SONS ADAM & ALVA. THE OTHER CHILDREN FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST HIM FOR THEIR SHARE BUT LOST. IN THAT SUIT MARTHA CLAIMED THAT NONE OF THE CHILDREN WERE JOHN'S BUT HERS. SHE NEVER CLAIMED WHO THEIR FATHER WAS. SHE ALSO CLAIMED THAT SHE HAD NEVER MARRIED JOHN. JOHN WAS A HARD MAN. HE BEAT THE CHILDREN, KICKED THEM OUT PERIODICALLY, WAS DRUNK MOST OF THE TIME & USED OPIUM.


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JOHN SHERMAN DIED FEB 14 1851 AGED 62 YRS 10 MOS 18 DAYS


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  • Maintained by: Ann
  • Originally Created by: Kay Harrison
  • Added: 4 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19224968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John A. Sherman (26 Mar 1788–11 Feb 1851), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19224968, citing Ashley Union Cemetery, Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Ann (contributor 47025073) .