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Elizabeth S. Wilson

Female Abt 1838 - 1875  (~ 37 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth S. Wilson  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • According to the 1865 New York State Census, Hariet Wilson is living with the Sherman family. Her relationship is denoted as "wife's sister". It also denotes her marital status as single and not widowed. This is the only indication found of Elizabeth's maiden name. [1]
    Born Abt. 1834 - 1838  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Physical Description Black  [3, 6
    • According to the 1875 census, the Sherman family is listed as Mullato. [3]
    Residence 1851 - 1875  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6
    Died 2 Jul 1875  [8, 9, 10
    Cause: Fever 
    • Sherman, Elizabeth, wife of Ned Sherman occurred July 10, 1875. She was a woman of exceeding industry, and of a genial, kindly nature -- every ready to minister to the wants and necessities of others at sacrifices of her own. She has left a family of five children -- most of them too young to realize the depth of their bereavement. [7]
    Buried 4 Jul 1875  [8
    Person ID I465  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 

    Father Unknown Wilson 
    Family ID F480  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Sherman,   b. 10 Jun 1807, Saratoga, Saratoga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 1907  (Age 99 years) 
    Married Y  [11
    Children 
     1. Clara Sherman,   b. Abt. 1857, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Fannie Sherman,   b. Abt. 1863, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lulu Bell Sherman,   b. 12 May 1865, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charles Kathern Sherman,   b. 13 Apr 1868, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Hattie Elmira Sherman,   b. 26 Dec 1870, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S129] 1865 New York State Census, 3 (Reliability: 1), 5 Jun 1865.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; ED: #1; ED Date: 06/5/1865; Sheet No: 3

    2. [S128] 1855 New York State Census, np (Reliability: 1), 19 Jun 1855.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED #1; Date: 06/19/1855

    3. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 7 (Reliability: 2), 3 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/03/1875; Page: 7; Lines: 12

    4. [S25] Northshore Notes, (Cleveland Historical Society), http://blog.clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/?p=1261 (Reliability: 2), 31 Jan 2016.
      Edward Ned Sherman

    5. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 16 (Reliability: 2), 23 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/23/1860; Sheet No: 16

    6. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 1 (Reliability: 2), 9 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/09/1870; Sheet No: 1

    7. [S130] First Mayor of Cleveland, New York: Edward Sherman, Cleveland Historical Society, (Not Publish), 4 (Reliability: 1).
      Obituary

    8. [S130] First Mayor of Cleveland, New York: Edward Sherman, Cleveland Historical Society, (Not Publish), 4 (Reliability: 1).
      From St. James Episcopal Church Records

    9. [S4] Syracuse Post-Standard, np (Reliability: 1), 22 Feb 2003.
      A place in history for Ned Sherman, d. 1907

    10. [S127] Tales of Oneida Lake, Jack Henke, (North Country Books), 0-925168-14-9., 95 (Reliability: 1), 1993.
      The Negro President by George W. Walter

    11. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 7 (Reliability: 2), 3 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/03/1875; Page: 7; Lines: 11-12