Eleanor Boyle “Ellen” <I>Ewing</I> Sherman

Eleanor Boyle “Ellen” Ewing Sherman

Original Name Ewing
Birth
Athens County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Nov 1888 (aged 64)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 17
Memorial ID 6302573 · View Source
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Wife of General William Tecumseh Sherman, Eleanor was known for her many philanthropic activities. She was the daughter of the Honorable Thomas Ewing, who served on the cabinet of President Taylor. The President & the entire cabinet attended her 1850 wedding to General Sherman, who had lived with the family since the death of his father in 1829.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger



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ELEANOR BOYLE EWING SHERMAN
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BORN IN LANCASTER, OHIO
OCTOBER 4, 1824
DIED IN NEW YORK CITY
NOVEMBER 28, 1888
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IN THEE O LORD I HAVE HOPED


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 31 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6302573
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Boyle “Ellen” Ewing Sherman (4 Oct 1824–28 Nov 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6302573, citing Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .