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 James J Cherry

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James J Cherry

Birth
Warren County, Tennessee, USA
Death
24 Oct 1904 (aged 67)
Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
32726906 View Source

James J. CHERRY, a son of James and Rachel (TOLLIVER) CHERRY, was born in Warren County, Tenn., on January 1, 1837. His father James CHERRY, was born in Rowan County, N.C., September 3, 1806, and when five years of age removed with his parents to Tennessee, making the trip across the country in a two-wheel cart. then Barry Co., Mo., on November 29, 1839. Rachel Tolliver was born in North Carolina, and was taken by her parents to Tennessee, in which State she was married to James Cherry, about 1830. They became the parents of nine children, who grew to maturity. Those living are Mary A. (Mrs. John P. WILLIAMS), John H., Nancy E. (Mrs. S. P. POLITT), James, William E., Louisa, Sarah (Mrs. Evan BUCK), Wade H. and Amanda J. Those dead are: Amelia E., Marion F. and Joseph A. Mr. Cherry was married on August 6, 1857, to Elizabeth ESSERY, who was born in Perry County, Tenn., on September 26, 1839, and to them were born nine children, Matilda J., J. Thomas, Mary L. ORR, William C., Florence JOHNSON, Lula A., Lenna E., Charles J. and John Emery. In the fall of 1874 Mr. Cherry was elected collector of revenue for Lawrence co., and his being a stanch Democrat and receiving a majority of 344 votes in a Republican county, illustrates his popularity. He filled that office two years, and served as deputy sheriff for six years. He is a prosperous farmer. Mrs. Cherry is a member of the Old School Presbyterian Church. Mr. Cherry is a member of the Masonic order.

From "A Reprint of Goodspeed's 1888 History of Lawrence County; Reprint Lawrence County Section of Goodspeed's Newton, Lawrence, Barry And McDonald Counties History; published by the Goodspeed Publishing Co., in 1888; Reprinted by Litho Printers Of Cassville, Missouri In 1973." as transcribed by JJR.

James J. CHERRY, a son of James and Rachel (TOLLIVER) CHERRY, was born in Warren County, Tenn., on January 1, 1837. His father James CHERRY, was born in Rowan County, N.C., September 3, 1806, and when five years of age removed with his parents to Tennessee, making the trip across the country in a two-wheel cart. then Barry Co., Mo., on November 29, 1839. Rachel Tolliver was born in North Carolina, and was taken by her parents to Tennessee, in which State she was married to James Cherry, about 1830. They became the parents of nine children, who grew to maturity. Those living are Mary A. (Mrs. John P. WILLIAMS), John H., Nancy E. (Mrs. S. P. POLITT), James, William E., Louisa, Sarah (Mrs. Evan BUCK), Wade H. and Amanda J. Those dead are: Amelia E., Marion F. and Joseph A. Mr. Cherry was married on August 6, 1857, to Elizabeth ESSERY, who was born in Perry County, Tenn., on September 26, 1839, and to them were born nine children, Matilda J., J. Thomas, Mary L. ORR, William C., Florence JOHNSON, Lula A., Lenna E., Charles J. and John Emery. In the fall of 1874 Mr. Cherry was elected collector of revenue for Lawrence co., and his being a stanch Democrat and receiving a majority of 344 votes in a Republican county, illustrates his popularity. He filled that office two years, and served as deputy sheriff for six years. He is a prosperous farmer. Mrs. Cherry is a member of the Old School Presbyterian Church. Mr. Cherry is a member of the Masonic order.

From "A Reprint of Goodspeed's 1888 History of Lawrence County; Reprint Lawrence County Section of Goodspeed's Newton, Lawrence, Barry And McDonald Counties History; published by the Goodspeed Publishing Co., in 1888; Reprinted by Litho Printers Of Cassville, Missouri In 1973." as transcribed by JJR.


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  • Created by: Dottie
  • Added: 7 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 32726906
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/32726906/james-j-cherry: accessed ), memorial page for James J Cherry (1 Jan 1837–24 Oct 1904), Find a Grave Memorial ID 32726906, citing Ozark Prairie Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Dottie (contributor 47071534).