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Philip Sherman obituary

Philip Sherman
February 1929

     Philip Sherman, one of the Board of Assessors of the town of Middleburgh, died on Friday last at the age of 74, as the result of a stroke while seated in a chair in his home on Wells Avenue.
     Mr. Sherman became a citizen of the village of Middleburgh eight years ago, previous to which time he resided near Rensselaerville where he was engaged in farming. he was conceded to be an indefatigable worker, one of the successful farmers of that vicinity. Since living here he has been a useful citizen, so much esteemed that he was twice elected to the town office which he held at the time of his death.
     He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Stewart of South Westerlo and one brother, Clarence Sherman residing in the town of Milford, Otsego county.
    The funeral was held on Monday at 11 o'clock a. m., at his late residence, Rev. F. J. Ball officiating. Interment in Huntersland cemetery. 


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