Scherffig/Sherfey Family Genealogy

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Only 6 Generations will be published on the web
 

 
1. Kaspar Scherffig born 13 March 1735 Frederick Co. Maryland
died abt 1817 Frederick County, Maryland
married Magdalena Heilman born 13 July 1738 Frederick Co. Maryland
died 24 July 1825
“On December 13, 1758 I was married; I was 23 years and 9 months old
Magdalena was 20 years and 5 months old.”
Both buried in Pipe Creek Cemetery Frederick County, Maryland, at their Meeting House
Children:
2. 1759 on November 30 my daughter Katherine was born X died at infancy
2. 1761 on October 23 my daughter Elizabeth was born X died at infancy
2. 1763 on February 4 my daughter Phoebe was born
2. 1764 on March 3 my son Johannas was born Went by the name John
2. 1765 on March 9 my son Abraham was born
2. 1766 on August 30 my daughter Katharine was born 2nd
2. 1768 on March 16 my daughter Maria was born
2. 1769 on March 4 my son Jacob was born
2. 1770 on June 9 my son Benjamin was born
2. 1772 on March 5 my daughter Rebecca was born
2. 1773 on April 20 my son Joshua was born X died at infancy
2. 1774 on July 27 my son Peter was born X died at infancy
2. 1775 on July 30 my daughter Elizabeth was born 2nd
2. 1776 on August 30 my son David was born X died at infancy
2. 1777 on December 4 my son Joshua was born 2nd
2. Phoebe Sherfy, 3rd child, 3rd daughter of Casper born 4 February 1763
married Joseph Gary
NOTE 1. The only record of Phoebe is that she married and moved to East Tennessee and had a large family.
In Abraham Sherfy’s will, reference is made to Joseph Gary, a brother-in-law. She was the first daughter of Casper and Magdalena to live, marry and have a family.
 

2.  Johannas Sherfy, 4th child, 1st son of Casper born 3 March 1764
married #1 Mary Kauffman
Children:

3. Samuel Sherfy
married #1 Elizabeth Sitzler
married #2 Vinie Short
Children:
  4. John Sherfy Jonesboro Tennessee
married Susan Emeline Hale
Susan married Henry Hale after John’s death
Children:
  5. William A. Sherfey Rev. born 4 April 1840 died 31 January 1898 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Lydia Garst born 7 December 1837 born in Hollins, Virginia
died 23 May 1908
daughter of Samuel Garst and Susannah Pefley
Reverend William was born near Jonesboro. He gave each of his children a farm at marriage. He was a prosperous farmer and a Minister in the Church of the Brethren. He and Lydia are buried in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery near Jonesboro.
  6. Samuel Henry Sherfey born 20 December 1862 died 16 March 1906 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married #2 Sarah Almyra Hunt born 24 July 1871 died 18 July 1919
Samuel H. and Mary are buried in Pleasant Valley cemetery, near Jonesboro, Tennessee
Mary Shipley and Sarah Hunt were first cousins, their mothers, Minnie Martin and Mary Martin were sisters.
Children:  Private
  6. Emeling Sherfey Somers, Iowa
married #1 John Keebler
married #2 George Ruston
  6. Noah E. Sherfey 1 March 1869 died 11 October 1936 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Sally Gwinn born 11 May 1872
married in June 1892
Children:  Private
  6. Dora Belle Sherfey born 16 April 1871 died May 1948 Johnson City, Tennessee
married Walker NOTE discrepancy in marriage
married Charles Maden born 5 March 1870 died 25 May 1944
Children:  Private
  6. Minnie Sherfey Tennessee
married William Walker
NOTE: William’s mother was Jane Bacon, Wife of Henry Walker

Children:  Private
  6. Thomas Jefferson Sherfey born 9 April 1873 died 31 August 1947
married Margaret Elvira Mitchell on 9 April 1894
Children:  Private
  6. Jimmie Sherfey died young
  6. William Richard Sherfey born 1 March 1882 Taft, California
married Myrtle Murray born 23 August 1889
married in 1909
NOTE: Myrtles mother’s maiden name was Martha Francis Maden.
  4. Andrew Sherfy
  4. Susan Sherfy
  4. Catharine Sherfy
  4. Mary Sherfy
  4. Eliza Sherfy born 25 February 1830 in Washington County, Tennessee
died in 1920
married Harvey King Chase born 1812
NOTE: It is believed that Eliza was the Elizabeth Sherfy that married Harvey King Chase. Her father was Samuel, and according to dates, this is the only place for her. One of her sisters married Abedingo Hale and the other married Isaac Bacon
Children:
  5.  Andy Chase Washington County, Tennessee
married unknown
Children:
  6. Nell Chase
  6. Roxanna Chase
  6. Robert Chase
  5.  Martha Ellen Chase
married John H. Shoun
Children:
  6. Murray Shown lived in Atlanta, Ga.
  5.  There were other children,
  5.  Dolly Chase
married Sherfey
  5.  Frances Elizabeth Chase born 1866
married William Vincent Saylor
Children:
  6. Mary Elizabeth Saylor
married Cloyd
  6. There were 9 other children, Mary lived in Florida
  5.  Several Children died in infancy
3. John Sherfey born 1796 Stuarts Hill, Jonesboro, Tennessee
NOTE: Stuarts Hill was next to Archer's Farm on Hairetown Road, Jonesboro
married Catherine Beahm
NOTE 3. John Sherfey Sr. was a cousin of “Wooden John” of Abraham’s line. He was known as “Iron John” because he worked in iron.. Catherine, his wife, was a sister of Maria Beahm, “Wooden John’s” wife.
Margaret lived at Rural Retreat, Virginia, Catherine lived in Dayton, Ohio. Two other daughters, 5 & 6, married Bashors and moved to California
Children:
  (4)  John Sherfey

Sherfey Farm

Jonesboro, TN.
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(4)  Isaac Sherfey Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Elizabeth Campbell
Children:

 


See John A Sherfey
and Nancy Ruth Archer's Cemetery Plot.

(5)  John A. Sherfey born 24 July 1850 in Washington County, Tennessee
died 3 September 1929 in Hamblin County, Tennessee
NOTE: Discrepancy in the parents names on the death certificate
married Nancy Ruth Archer born 21 September 1845 in Washington County, Tennessee
married on 21 December 1871
died 21 December 1912 in Greene County, Tennessee
Daughter of Joseph W. Archer Jr. and Lucinda Gott   See Archer Family

 

  (5)  Mary Isabelle Sherfey
married Deihl
  (5)  Elizabeth Sherfey died young
  (5)  Margaret Angeline Sherfey
  (5)   Joseph S. Sherfey born 7 June 1865 died 22 May 1947 Jonesboro, Tennessee
NOTE: Joseph owned and operated a men’s furnishings store in Bristol for a number of years. It was the nicest store of it’s kind at that time. Joseph was buried in Bristol.
married Beals Note, discrepancy in marriage
married Frances Dakin born 20 August 1882
married on 25 November 1903
Children:
  (6) Joseph Ernest Sherfey born 16 October 1904
married Thelma Irene Fleenor born 6 September 1905
married on 29 June 1928
  (6) Frances Sherfey born 13 October 1907
married Kenney
  (6)  Robert K. Sherfey born 22 December 1909 Twin
  (6)  Herbert K. Sherfey born 22 December 1909 Twin
  (6) Catherine Elizabeth Sherfey born 15 February 1912 Ashville, North Carolina
married George Edward Baskerville Jr.
Children:  Private
  (6)  James David Sherfey born 23 March 1924
  (5)  Martha Catharine Sherfey born 7 October 1867
married #1 Mr. Rice
married #2 J. F. Gamble born 13 January 1864
Children:
  (6) Earl Rice born 5 October 1898 died in 1924
married Kate Haire
  (5)  William Henry Sherfey died 1914 Bristol, Tennessee
married Gamble NOTE discrepancy in marriage
married Mary Mitchell
Children:
  (6) Elmer Clarence Sherfey born 31 March 1898
died 1 November 1986 Lakewood, Ohio
married Muriel Minnie Powell born 28 January ????
died 19 January 1981
NOTE: Elmer worked in the office of Midland Steel, Cleveland, Ohio
  (6) George Sherfey born 15 November 1900 died 4 December 1913 Twin
  (6) Mabel Frances Sherfey born 15 November 1900
died 27 May 1966 Twin Detroit, Michigan
married Morrell Everett Gilmer born 24 February ???? died 7 January 1941
Children:  Private
  (6) Mary Catherine Sherfey born 30 March 1903 died 3 November 1970
married Armistead P. Pannill born 20 August 1904 died 17 December 1959
Children:  Private
  (6) William Henry Sherfey born 22 October 1906
died 9 November 1972 Royal Oak, Michigan
married Allie Kohen born 11 December 1911 died 13 January 1989
married on 22 June 1929
Children:  Private
  (6) Charles Raymond Sherfey born 22 November 1907
died 4 November 1980 Detroit, Michigan
married Marion Kopic born 14 June 1912
married on 19 April 1930
Children:  Private
  (4) Margaret Sherfey
married Pendleton
  (4) Catherine Sherfey
married Laire
(3) Daniel Sherfey born 30 August 1797 in Washington County, Tennessee
died 15 December 1878 in Washington Co. Tennessee
married Mary Galloway born 15 September 1810
died 19 January 1894
Children:

  (4) Samuel D. Sherfey born 17 August 1833 died 23 December 1912 Tennessee
married Achsah Deakins
Children:
  (5) James W. Sherfey born 20 December 1855 Twin Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Jerusha Keen born 3 October 1859
died 1 April 1938
Children:
  6. Achsah Jane Sherfey born 28 November 1878 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Pierce B. Boyer born 3 October 1876
married on 30 December 1902
Children:  Private
  6. Florence Ethel Sherfey born 30 July 1881 died 22 October 1883
  6. Minnie Pearl Sherfey born 16 September 1889 Plattsburg, Missouri
married Richard Pierce Boyd
NOTE: Minnie Pearl and Richard had no children but reared two sons of a first cousin, Gertrude Sherfey Murray.
  5. Daniel B. Sherfey born 20 December 1855 Twin died 25 February 1931
  4. Elizabeth Sherfey born 17 June 1836 died 28 October 1836
  4. Joseph Benjamin Sherfey born 26 April 1838
died 30 July 1920 Washington County, Tennessee
married Amanda Jane Bacon born 16 April 1841 died 3 October 1907
Children:
  5. James Lafayette Sherfey born 15 November 1859
died 11 August 1908 San Angelo, Texas
married Laura Jane Tennessee Howard born 12 February 1861
married in 1881
NOTE After James Lafayette’s death in San Angelo, Mrs. Sherfey went to Chicago to live with her daughter, Mollie Catherine Georgen
Children:
  6. Nora Sherfey Chicago, Illinois
married George Hite
  6. Bert Sherfey
  6. Jesse William Shrefey
  6. Mabel Sherfey Flint, Michigan
married Edward Odren
  6. Joseph Benjamin Sherfey
  6. James Edward Sherfey Richmond, California
married Ona Mae Bishop
  6. Mollie Catherine Sherfey Cicero, Illinois
married George Georgen
  6. Opal Sherfey Chicago, Illinois
married Frank Cane
  5. Aley Elmyra Sherfey born 28 August 1869 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married George Washington Jackson born 17 October 1867
died 12 August 1943
married on 22 December 1887
NOTE: Elmyra and George had a nice home about 12 miles outside of Jonesboro
Children:
  6. Myrtle Ellis Jackson born 12 February 1889
married Grover Cleveland Gray born 9 October 1884
married on 4 February 1906
Children:  Private
  6. Jesse Kay Jackson born 6 November 1890
married Mary Sue Shropshire on 26 September 1934
  6. Callie Jackson born 25 April 1900
  5. William Enos Sherfey born 25 November 1874 died 26 March 1910
married Nora Duncan on 15 July 1902 died 1947
NOTE: After William died, Nora married a Mr. Hulse. Nora died from cancer
Children:
  6. Lucile Sherfey Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Richard Mahoney
NOTE: Richard died a few years after marriage
Children:  Private
  6. Lee D. Sherfey
  4. Aley Sherfey born 22 August 1840 died 22 February 1844
  4. John A. Sherfey born 11 Nobember 1842 died 28 July 1900
  4. Andrew Jackson Sherfey born 22 March 1846
died 27 October 1911 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Dollie Chase born 23 April 1863
died 10 March 1937
NOTE . Andrew and Dollie were distant cousins. Dollie’s mother was Elizabeth Sherfey who married Harvey King Chase. Dollie was Andrew’s second wife.
Children:
  5. Lonnie C. Sherfey born 3 May 1889 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Ida L. Craig born 2 January 1897
married on 21 December 1919
  5. Hugh B. Sherfey born 30 June 1891 Johnson City, Tennessee
married Vernon Curtis born 5 August 1900
married on 6 November 1919
Children:
  6. Willie E. Sherfey born 29 July 1921
  6. Virginia W. Sherfey born 17 May 1923
  6. Margie A. Sherfey born 7 Auguat 1929
  5. Arch H. Sherfey born 2 May 1896 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married #1 unknown
married #2 Mary Lou Garst born 24 February 1909
married on 15 July 1931
Children:
  6. Paul D. Sherfey born 28 September 1927 #1
  6. Herbert A. Sherfey born 13 March 1929 #1
  5. Elizabeth M. Sherfey born 23 October 1898
  5. Rose L. Sherfey born 8 August 1901
  5. Grace T. Sherfey born 5 December 1905 died 26 June 1930
  4. Mary Sherfey born 25 July 1848 died 5 April 1917
3. Joseph Sherfey born 31 October 1800 died August 1873
Note, discrepancy in birth dates
born 11 October 1800 Lived in Madison County, Illinois
married Mary Deck
NOTE Joseph Sherfy came West from Eastern Tennessee in 1823 and settled on a farm in Madison County, near Alton. He was living there in 1875 when John T. Sherfey visited him. His five sons enlisted in the 80th Regiment Infantry Volunteers, of Illinois, Union Army, in the war of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 and all were discharged and returned home. They lived within two to fifty miles of Alton. Joseph and Mary Sherfy celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 13 April 1873. They were Baptists.
Children:
  4. Matilda Sherfy died at infancy
  4. John J. Sherfy born 6 November 1826 Alton, Illinois
married #1 Manda Smith
married #2 unknown
Children:
  5. Mary Sherfy #1
married Green
  5. Edward “Ed” Sherfey #1 Alton, Illinois
married Minnie Palmer
Children:
  6. Amanda Louise Sherfey born 19 January 1894 died 6 February 1947 Alton, Illinois
married Herman Paul Kohle born 21 September 1890
married on 5 August 1911
Children:  Private
  6. Frances Sherfey born 29 September 1899
married Henry Robinson on 28 October ????
NOTE: Henry is a brother to Joseph William Sherfey’s wife, Ida Robinson
Children:  Private
  5. Christopher Columbus Sherfy #1 born 14 January 1865 Edwardsville, Illinois
died 20 February 1929
married Celia Elizabeth Best born 9 July 1867
married in 1887
Children:
  6. Gertrude Sherfy born 27 April 1888 Dwight, Illinois
married John Miller on 23 February 1912
Children:  Private
  6. Cornelius “Neal” Sherfy born 13 August 1890 Alhambra, Illinois
married Florence Shorack born 13 February 1894
NOTE: Cornelius moved to Alhambra in 1929 and opened a garage and blacksmith shop which he sold in 1914, Florence was in a TB Sanitarium in 1943
married on 21 August 1912
Children:  Private
  6. Walter Sherfy born 19 June 1897 Zanesville, Ohio
married Unknown
Children:  Private
  6. Mabel Sherfy born 7 June 1899
married Jack Taylor on 13 September 1917
Children:  Private
  6. Pauline Sherfy born 15 August 1903
married Suhre Note: discrepancy in marriage
married #1 Mr. Lauterman
married #2 Cleo Torr
Children:  Private
  6. Alma Sherfy born 29 September 1904
married Earl Shure
  6. Milton Sherfy born 12 January 1907
married Zephire Jones on 29 March 1931
Children:  Private
  6. Vane Sherfy born 3 August 1909
married Frances Unknown in 1942
Children:  Private
  6. Bessie Sherfy born 15 January 1912 Collinsville, Illinois
married Leo Espenschied on 26 January 1930
Children:  Private
  5. Ollie Sherfy born 1868 died 11 June 1944 #1
married #1 Mr Blue
married #2 A. Turner
married #3 A. M. Herron
  5. Annie Sherfy
married Abrams
NOTE Annie married and had one daughter, Louise. Andrew lived in Alton and relatives say he assumed his stepfather’s name. Hausman.
Ollie had lived in Alabama 44 years and at the time of her death, she and Mr. Herron lived on a small farm near Quinton. Alabama.
  5. John Abraham Sherfy born 22 June 1872 died 11 June 1939 Staunton, Illinois
married Letha Best born 25 September 1877
married on 17 September 1893
Children:
  6. Merle Winfred Sherfy born 15 November 1894
married Norma Bond born 30 May 1896
Children:  Private
  6. Claude Clinton Sherfy born 5 October 1896 Chicago, Illinois
married #1 Augusta Bollock on 16 June 1917 (Divorced 1936)
married #2 Josie Slater on 10 June 1939
Children:  Private
  6. Howard Vornor Shrefy born 8 November 1898
married Nancy Best
Children:  Private
  6. Hazel Sherfy born 11October 1900
married Theodore Schnaare
Children:  Private
  6. Minnie Sherfy born 24 February 1902
married Paul Wicorek
Children:  Private
  6. Charles Elvin Sherfy born 13 July 1904
married Ruth Gray
Children:  Private
  6. Celia Viola Sherfy born 13 June 1906
married John E. Davidson
Children:  Private
  6. Ernest Sherfy born 31December 1912
married Faye Evelyn Hoxsey born 3 July 1912
married on 18 June 1937
  5. Andrew Sherfy #2
  4. Jacob Sherfy born 13 January 1828 Illinois
married Elizabeth Smith
Children:
  5. Joseph Marion Sherfy
  4. Elizabeth Sherfy born 7 March 1829 Illinois
married Edward Hitchcock
Children:
  5. Mary Hitchcock
married Sawyers
  5. Elizabeth Hitchcock
  5. Ada Hitchcock
  5. Edward Hitchcock Jr.
  4. Joseph Sherfy born 25 November 1831
  4. Mary “Polly” Ann Sherfy born 15 February 1833 died 9 May 1907 Note discrepancy in birth date
born 15 February 1838 died 9 May 1907 Illinois
married Thomas Jinkinson born 13 October 1823 died 2 March 1898
married on 29 March 1855
Children:
  5. Fannie Jinkinson born 5 November 1876
married Anthony Wulf born 25 February 1863 died 7 May 1941
married on 6 October 1891
Children:
  6. Walter C. Wulf born 8 August 1895
married Nancy Jackson on 26 August 1933
  6. Mary F. Wulf born 11 November 1899
married Victor E. Yaggi on 18 November 1922
Children:  Private
  6. George T. Wulf born 21 January 1902
married Virginia Frey born 16 August 1916
Children:  Private
  6. Fred W. Wulf born 23 July 1904
  6. Infant son born 24 June 1906 died 13 July 1906
  6. Josephine J. Wulf born 30 October 1908
married Carl Best in July 1927
Children:  Private
  6. Harriett L. Wulf born 26 November 1911
married Lynn Clausson born 18 October 1910
married on 21 November 1932
Children:  Private
  4. Isaac Sherfy born 9 December 1836 died 6 March 1907 Alton, Illinois
married Louisa Isch born 2 March 1848 died 10 July 1927
Children:
  5. Mary L. Sherfy born 19 January 1869 Alton, Illinois
married George Meeden born 22 September 1857 died 12 February 1902
married on 2 May 1894
NOTE: Mary and George had three sons who became Baptist Ministers. The three were Lynn, Clifford, and Merle. Lynn died while a ministerial student in Moody Biblical Institute, Chicago
Children:
  6. Lester Sherfy Meeden born 17 September 1895 died 12 May 1902
  6. Louise Fern Meeden born 13 January 1896
  6. Gladys Ida Meeden born 15 October 1898
  6. Isaac Murrell Meeden born 16 July 1901
married Sophia Welling born 21 April 1903
married on 14 May 1931
Children:  Private
  6. Lynn Marion Meeden born 27 May 1903 died 28 November 1941 Alton, Illinois
married Esther Dehne born 14 October 1903
married on 5 September 1930
Children:  Private
  6. Clifford Clare Meeden born 10 January 1906 Baltimore, Maryland
married Vilian Lillian Jensen born 3 November 1914
married on 18 September 1934
NOTE: Clifford’s education: Graduate Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois 1931
Shurtleff College, Alton, Illinois A. B. 1935
Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B. D. 1936
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, M. A.
Pastorates: Four years student pastor at Pisa, Illinois, and Alhambra, Illinois, 1932 - 1935
Pastor Frankford Ave. Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1936 - 1941
Pastor, Temple Baptist Church, Baltimore, Maryland, 1941 -
Vivian was born in Chicago of Danish parents, Mr, and Mrs Vincent Jensen who were born in Denmark. She attended Moody Bible Institute, Chichago; Bryant-Stratton Business College, Chicago; and Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia.

Children:  Private
  6. Merle Rosco Meeden born 6 February 1909
married Eunice Yanzita born 24 July 1915
married on 1 June 1931
NOTE: Education:
Graduated from moody Bible Institute, Chicago, 1935 Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1939 Th B--Goshon Indiana A. E. 1942
Pastorates: Served 1st Baptist Church Union, Michigan and Mason Baptist Church (rural) jointly 1939 - 1942. Lived in Union. Pastor of the Atlas Community Baptist Church, Atlas.
Eunice’s father is of Italian descent and her mother is Norwegian. She attended Moody Bible Institute, Northern Theological Seminary (Baptist), and Metropolitan Business College, Chicago
  5. Ida Sherfy born 24 March 1871 Alton, Illinois
married Fred J. Krieg born 26 September 1865 died 24 December 1947
married on 21 April 1892
Children:
  6. Florence Etherl Krieg born 30 March 1893
married George Louis Meisenheimer born 25 February 1883
married on 20 July 1922
  6. Alvin Krieg born 20 February 1895
married Nellie E. Graul born 17 May 1887
married on 8 June 1921
  6. Harry Earl Krieg born 25 November 1896
married Mamie Edna Graul born 20 July 1900
married on 24 October 1922
  6. Eunice Ida Krieg born 17 October 1898
  6. Infant
  6. Catherine Louise Krieg born 19 January 1902
married William Wesley Hermes born 15 August 1895
married on 17 November 1920
Children:  Private
  6. Lenora Iva Krieg died at infancy
  6. Alfred Sylvester Krieg born 14 July 1907
married Mary Evelyn Harris born 15 August 1913
married on 20 March 1937
  6. Ralph Krieg died at infancy
  6. Alice Viola Krieg born 11 May 1912
married William Henry Paul born 16 June1909 died 14 October 1937
married on 27 June 1934
Children:  Private
  4. Susan Sherfy born 25 March 1838
married Joseph Whyers
NOTE 8 Joseph and his brother Richard opened the first coal mine in Illinois and supplied the first coal used at the State Prison in Alton.
(Ref;) Illustrated Encyclopedia of Madison County, Illinois, published in 1873.
Children:
  5. Richard Whyers
  5. Jacob Whyers
  5. Edwin Whyers
  4. Abraham Sherfy born 1 March 1840 Bunker Hill, Illinois
married Jane Palmer
Chldren:
  5. James Sherfy
  5 John Sherfy Illinois
married Annie Pierson
  5. Joseph William Sherfy born 30 December ???? died 6 October 1938
married Ida May Robinson born 14 December 1891
married on 25 December 1916
Children:
  6. Eileen Evelyn Sherfey born 2 November 1917
  6. Sarah Jane Sherfey born 18 August 1919
  6. William Alexander Sherfey born 6 September 1922
  6. Helen Bertie Sherfey born 20 May 1926
  6. Erma Mae Sherfey born 11 May 1928
  6. Henrietta June Sherfey born 2 March 1930
  6. Paul Eugene Sherfey born 24 April 1934
  5. Wilson P. Sherfy born 14 March 1877 died 29 November 1940
married Susan Louvenia Lewis born 10 January 1881
married on 18 August 1902
Children:
  6. Edna A. Sherfy born 13 May 1903
married Charles Wesley Hunter born 18 August 1925
married on 5 May 1920
Children:  Private
  6. Vera Cecil Sherfy born 13 May 1904
  6. Harry L. Sherfy born 23 January 1906
  6. Hazel V. Sherfy born 16 April 1908
married Martin
  6. Mary V. Sherfy born 22 May 1909
married Bizaillion
  6. Woodrow W. Sherfy born 3 January 1914
  6. Theodore Sherfy born 23 September 1917
  6. Lucile Sherfy born 13 October 1919
married Stroup
  6. Charles W. Sherfy born 23 July 1921
  5. August Sherfy Crown Point, Indiana
married Annie Cushman
  4. Sarah Catharine Sherfy born 12 September 1843 Illinois
married George Brown
Children:
  5. Edward Brown
  5. Joseph Brown
  5. Lydia Brown
married Titchenal
3. Jacob Walter Sherfey born 15 June 1804 died 12 June 1864 Note discrepancy in birth date
NOTE 5. Reverend Jacob Walter Sherfey lived near Jonesboro, Tennessee on a farm and was a Minister in the Dunker Church, According to a granddaughter, Era Geraldine Sherfey Blackwell, two sons of Reverend Jacob W. Sherfey fought in the Civil War, one with the North and the other with the South. She saw their uniforms, side by side and on which were their names, in the museum in Frankfort, Kentucky.
There is some error in the date of George Washington’s Birth, His son Joshua’s birth date was given as 1839 and they can not both be the same.
born 15 June 1802 died 12 June 1864
married #1 Catharine Garst born 27 November 1804 died 17 October 1828
married on 2 August 1824 Washington County, Tennessee
married #2 Catharine Starr born 15 April 1805 died 18 August 1890
married on 17 June 1829 Washington County, Tennessee
Children:
  4. Nancy Ann Sherfey born 29 May 1825 #1
  4. Malinda Sherfey born 15 November 1827 #1 died 7 February 1846
  4. John Sherfey born 3 October 1828 #1 Jonesboro, Tennessee Note discrepancy in birth date
born 23 October 1828
NOTE: John died while his first son, Benjamin was young and Benjamin was reared by an uncle, “Uncle Billie Mitchel.” Benjamin, with his family, left Jonesboro in 1875 for California by team. They stopped in Arkansas and there his first son was born. Soon after they returned to Tennessee and about 1883, moved to Iowa. In 1885, they moved to Washington State and settled on a farm near Colfax.
married Mary A. Nelson
Children:
  5. Benjamin Franklin Sherfey born 21 January 1852 died 23 January 1934 Colfax, Washington
married Narcissa C. Keebler born 7 May 1853 died 1 June 1944
married in August 1872
Children:
  6. Emery Elihu Sherfey born 28 April 1873 died 9 May 1925
married Alma L. White born 7 October 1874
married in 1897
Children:  Private
  6. John Hugh Sherfey born 30 August 1874 Buhl, Idaho
married Theora Maria Beggs bor 25 May 1885
married on 11 September 1907
Children:  Private
  6. James William Sherfey born 25 July 1877 Pomeroy, Washington
married Isa Valinda Collins born 27 July 1882
married on 17 January 1906
Children:  Private
  6. Robert Ross Sherfey born 2 December 1879 Spokane, Washington
married Mabelle Boyd born 23 January 1880
married on 23 September 1903
Children:  Private
  6. Walter Edgar Sherfey born 1882 died March 1944
married #1 Myrtle Isa Taylor died 1912
married in 1910
married #2 Edith Maxfield Frazier
married in September 1916
Children:  Private
  6. Ruby Marie Sherfey born 4 October 1894
married William T. Smith born 31 January 1890
married on 25 December 1915
Children:  Private
  5. Nathan Shefey
  5. Nannie Sherfey
  5. Mary Sherfey
  4. Mary Ann Sherfey born 4 January 1831 Kentucky
married John Goode
Children:
  5. Infant
  5. Joseph William Goode
  5. Infant
  5. Jacob Samuel Goode
5. Mary Catharine Goode
  5. Infant
  4. Jacob Walter Sherfey born 1 May 1833 died 9 April 1906 Canmer, Kentucky
born 1 March 1833 died 9 April 1906 Note discrepancy in birth date
married Lizzie Rountree born 28 March 1839 died 18 January 1923
married on 10 December 1874
Children:
  5. Valeria Sherfey born 29 July 1878 Canmer, Kentucky
married Joseph Browder Sydnor born 16 July 1864 died 3 October 1930
married on 3 January 1906
Children:
  6. Harold Elwood Sydnor born 13 December 1906
  6. Eunice Mae Sydnor born 12 January 1909 Canmer, Kentucky
married Ellis Andwin Thompson born 21 April 1912
married on 23 September 1932
Children:  Private
  6. Clara Christine Sydnor born 30 March 1911 Louisville, Kentucky
married Harvey Hudgins born 31 March 1906
married on 10 March 1936
  6. Cyrene Sherfey Sydnor born 15 January 1916
married Robert Leo Belle born 28 April 1912
married on 21 June 1941
  6. Evelyn Elizabeth Sydnor born 17 September 1919 Kentucky
married Phillip David Buckner born 29 November 1918
married on 21 June 1941
Children:  Private
  5. Robert Emmett Sherfey born 3 April 1881 Nettleton, Mississippi
married Annie Lou Strader born 6 April 1900
married on 27 March 1918
Children:
  6. Mary Elizabeth Sherfey born 17 January 1919
  6. Auro Nancy Sherfey born 23 October 1921 died 18 December 1921
  6. Glenn Allen Sherfey born 28 October 1922
  6. Emmett Elwood Sherfey born 26 December 1924
  6. Alice Katherine Sherfey born 28 February 1927
  6. Jacob Walter Sherfey born 10 January 1929
  6. Rudy Faye Sherfey born 9 July 1931
  6. Dianne Lou Sherfey born 5 December 1938
  6. Dorothy Jane Sherfey born 9 December 1940
  4. Benjamin F. Sherfey born 2 March 1837 Eighty Eight, Kentucky
married Mary Piercy
Children:
  5. Jack Mack Sherfey Kentucky
married Kate Goode
Children:
  6. Nellie Sherfey
  6. Hattie Sherfey
  6. Virgil Sherfey
  6. Ernest Sherfey
  5. Nancy Ellen Sherfey Kentucky
married John Otis Nickols
Children:
  6. Willie Nickols
  6. Luther Nickols
  6. Sammie Nickols
  6. Elmer Nickols
  6. Dewey Nickols
  6. Myrtle Nickols
  6. Lera Nickols
  5. James Turner Sherfey Kentucky
married Lou Nickols
Children:
  6. Ewell Sherfey
  6. Arden Sherfey
  5. Kate Sherfey Kentucky
married George Atwell
  5. Lewis Sherfey born 11 September 1883 Eighty Eight, Kentucky
married Mattie Victory Alexander born 25 January 1885
married in 1911
Children:
  6. Iva Mae Sherfey born 12 June 1912
married Thomas Scott on 5 February 1942
  6. Floyd Garland Sherfey born 22 October 1913
  6. Marlin Richard Sherfey born 23 January 1915
  6. Herman Ray Sherfey born 27 February 1921
  6. Ethel Lena Sherfey born 27 August 1923
married Charles Rive Bravard on 30 May 1942
Children:  Private
  4. George Washington Sherfey born 22 September 1839 died 9 February 1884 Jonesboro, Tennessee
married Almeda Buckingham
Children:
  5. Abagail Sherfey
married Martin
  5. Adelaid Sherfey
  5. Joshua Sherfey born 21 June 1839 died 7 February 1915 Glenwood, Iowa
married #1 Nancy Myers born 18 August 1884 died 29 January 1903
married in 1869
married #2 unknown
Children:
  6. James George Thomas Sherfey #1 born 27 November 1869 Fresno, California
died 26 March 1932
Note: James George Thomas and Nora are third cousins, once removed on his side.
Nora’s parents were second cousins.
married Nora Matilda Sherfey born 15 May 1875 died 23 December 1947
married on 28 February 1899
Children:  Private
  6. Almeda Elizabeth Jane Sherfey #1 born 31 July 1873 Council Bluffs, Iowa
died 22 April 1925
NOTE: Almeda’s father, Joshua; and William’s mother, Abagail; were brother and sister.
Almeda and William were first cousins.

married William Matrin born 24 November 1868 died 13 June 1940
married on 20 April 1898
Children:  Private
  6. Jacob Carl Wagner Sherfey #1 born 7 August 1876 Grand Island, Nebraska
married Florence Kiskadon born 14 August 1871 died 17 August 1942
married on 10 June 1902
Children:  Private
  6. Mary Dilla Bell Sherfey #1 born 27 September 1879
married William Henry Burres born 7 March 1866 died 9 October 1946
married on 8 March 1899
Children:  Private
  6. Christine Geneva Sherfey #1 born 12 December 1889
NOTE: Christine never married. She was a Teacher in the junior high school in Grand island, Nebraska. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa there.
She has her masters degree from the University of Chicago.
Agnes lived in Oakland, California
  6. Agnes Sherfey #2
married Gump
  5. Mary Sherfey
  5. Nancy Jane Sherfey
  4. David Nelson Sherfey born 10 February 1842 died 20 February 1844
  4. Peter R. Sherfey born 23 July 1845 died 25 December 1863
  4. Samuel Sherfey born 23 February 1851 Died 20 July 1923 Nobb, Kentucky
married Mary Dossy Kennard born 6 October 1855 died 20 December 1938
married on 22 March 1877
Children:
  5. Jacob Thomas E. Sherfey born 17 January 1878 died 1 May 1944 Glasgow, Kentucky
married Mary Foster born 15 February 1890
married on 20 February 1907
  5. Laura Sherfey born 18 November 1879 died 7 June 1911
  5. Lizzie C. Sherfey born 8 June 1882 Columbus, Ohio
married Edward J. Spicer born September 1881
married on 20 December 1929
  5. Minerva May Sherfey born 13 May 1884 Louisville, Kentucky
married Joseph Lee Dahl born 1881 died 15 December 1940
married on 13 February 1915
  5. Era Geraldine Sherfey born 28 January 1889 Louisville, Kentucky
married Samuel Curtis Blackwell born 31 October 1869
married on 10 December 1869
  5. Brent E. Sherfey born 15 August 1891 San Antonio, Texas & Louisville, Kentucky?
married Rosalee Newton born 9 September 1898
married on 12 October 1915
  5. Anabel Sherfey born 28 May 1894 died 2 February 1915
3. Benjamin Sherfy
3. Joshua Sherfey born 29 October 1806 died 12 June 1862
(Reverend, Minister in Dunker of Bretheren church)
married Sarah Unknown born 27 December 1819 died 14 August 1862
Children:
  4. Nancy Sherfey born 19 February 1843
  4. John F. Sherfey born 29 January 1845 died 12 January 1908 Freedom, Kentucky
married Margaret Wilborn born 28 November 1849
married on 21 January 1869
Children:
  5. Mandy Sherfey born 7 November 1869
NOTE: Mandy lived on Leslie Ave., Glasgow, Kentucky
married Francis
  5. Mollie Sherfey born 27 July 1872
married Pile
  4. Daniel Boone Sherfey born 26 November 1846 died 7 July 1912 Freedom, Kentucky
married Martha Jane Wilborn born 2 May 1855 died 28 December 1924
married on 12 March 1872
Children:
  5. Jess Boone Sherfey born 23 July 1883 Freedom, Kentucky
married #1 Molly Berry born 21 October 1885 died 15 December 1930
married on 8 November 1906
married #2 Eliza Eubank born 22 April 1862
married on 7 January 1932
Children:
  6. Mary Sherfey #1 born 30 December 1907
married Marion Crabtree born 25 February 1901
married on 29 July 1922
Children:  Private
  6. R. Mitchell Sherfey #1 born 30 December 1910
married Sally Mathews born 30 March 1910
married on 7 January 1931
Children:  Private
  6. Robert M. Sherfey #1 born 4 October 1913
married Frances Hiser born 13 July 1909
married on 29 October 1938
Children:  Private
  6. Delphia Sherfey #1 born 8 September 1920
married Ceburn Gale Edwards on 24 December 1943
Children:  Private
  5. Lottie Sherfey
married Lyons
  5. Don Sherfey
  5. Harrison Porter Sherfey born 8 October 1888 Linden, Indiana
married Lonia Flowers born 23 December 1889
married on 28 September 1906
Children:
  6. Ruby Sherfey born 30 March 1908 Crawfordsville, Indiana
married Everett Todd born 13 July 1901
married on 18 March 1923
Children:  Private
  6. William Ralph Sherfey born 21 September 1910
married Bernice Todd born 24 December 1909
married on 31 December 1930
Children:  Private
  6. Samuel F. Sherfey born 13 February 1913
married Gene Pavis born 20 July 1918
married on 2 February 1935
Children:  Private
  6. Marie Sherfey born 25 November 1915
married Frank Shiply born 12 November 1913
married on 9 April 1938
Children:  Private
  6. Wilborn Mitchel Sherfey born 11 June 1918
  6. Mildred A. Sherfey born 22 December 1920
  6. Marvin Eugene Sherfey born 24 August 1923
  6. James Loyd Sherfey born 17 October 1927
  5. Marshall Cooksey Sherfey born 9 June 1893 Lafayette, Indiana
married Lena Sipes born 6 November 1893
married on 5 January 1915
Children:
  6. Lucile Sherfey born 18 November 1916
married Harold Davies born 4 June 1916
married on 24 June 1938
Children:  Private
  6. Harold D. Sherfey born 23 April 1922
  4. Aila Sherfey born 20 December 1847 died 7 January 1883 Kentucky
married Mathew M. Douglass on 21 September 1863
Children:
  5. John Samuel Douglass born 20 August 1864 died January 1936
married Maggie Unknown on 20 November 1896
  5. Mary Sarah Douglass born 3 August 1866
married Charles Luster
They had one child
  4. Catharine Sherfey born 31 March 1854 died 22 October 1934 Twin Louisville, Kentucky
married William G. Childress born 2 February 1851 died 3 September 1939
married in 1872
Children:
  5. Julius P. Childress born 10 January 1873 Louisville, Kentucky
married #1 Ella C. Phillips
married #2 Virginia Reynolds
Children:
  6. Woodford S. Childress born 18 October 1890
  6. LeRoy C. Childress born 26 February 1898
  6. Robert C. Childress born 6 July 1904
  6. Stanley M. Childress born 4 November 1906
  6. Lloyd G. Childress born 19 March 1909
NOTE: LeRoy lived in Miami, Florida. Woodford, Robert and Stanley lived in Louisville, Kentucky. Lloyd was in the Marines, but his home is in Chicago
  4. Sarah Sherfey born 31 March 1854 Twin
3. George Sherfey
3. Susan Sherfey
3. Catharine Sherfey
3. Nancy Sherfey

 

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Sherfey Deaths,   Washington County, Tennessee

 

 

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