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Charles H. Sherwood


Transcription contributed by Arne H Trelvik on 5 Oct 2003

The History of Warren County Ohio
Part V. Biographical Sketches
Massie Township
(Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1992)
Related Links:
Henry Sherwood, Jonathan Sherwood Biography, Miami Cemetery,


CHARLES H. SHERWOOD, farmer; P.O. Harveysburg; born in Warren County, March 16, 1864; is a son of Jonathan and Margaret Sherwood, whose history is given in sketch of Jonathan Sherwood. The subject of this sketch was raised to farm labor and remained with his father till his majority, thence he bought his father’s interest in a store in Freeport, but continued there only about eight months, and sold out to his brother; thence he purchased the Amos King farm, but soon after entered upon the mercantile business at Fort Ancient, where he carried on business two years, when from failing health he sold out, and again entered upon farming, by purchasing the farm where he now lives and has since resided. Mr. Sherwood was united in marriage Aug. 6, 1874, with Clara E., daughter of Calvin L. and Maria T. Dakin, he a native of this county, and she of Butler County; they were parents of four children – Laura, Clara E., Volney and Warren. Mr. Sherwood and wife have had five children – Horace, born May 7, 1876 (deceased); Edwin, born Aug. 28, 1877; Claude, born Nov. 10, 1878 (deceased); Irene, born Jan 15, 1880, and Clarence, born Jan. 19, 1881.

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6 Oct 2003 Arne H Trelvik
Charles H. Sherwood birth date is listed as 16 Mar 1864 on this page and as 30 Aug 1855 in the bio for his father, Jonathan Sherwood on page 1016
26 Feb 2010 email from Janet (Sherwood) Mains, the great granddaughter of Charles H. Sherwood
I will give you the births and deaths of all those I know to be true of Charles H. Sherwood. I found a record that my grandmother, Ida B. Sherwood kept.

Charles H. Sherwood, born March 16, 1854, married Clara Ella Dakin -- August 6, 1874
Their children:
Horace C. Born: 7 May 1875 --- Died: 2 Feb 1877 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #795 in Section E Lot 31
Edwin Born: 28 Aug 1877 --- Died: 8 Aug 1956, Buried Lebanon Cemetery, Interment #7452 in Section C Lot 144-2
Claude Born: 10 Nov 1878 -- Died: 25 Sept 1879 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #913 in Section E Lot 31
Irene Born: 15 Nov 1878 -- Died: 26 June 1947 Buried Columbus, Ohio
Clarence Born: 19 Jan 1881 -- Died: 8 Nov 1959 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #6761 in Section R Lot 130
Earl Born: 27 Dec 1881 -- Died: 4 Aug 1882 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #1129 in Section E Lot 31
Marcia Born: 16 May 1883 -- Died: 11 Sept 1950 Columbus, Ohio
Guy Born : 28 Apr 1885 -- Died: 29 Apr 1991 Buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Interment #4802 in Section A Lot 149
Anna Born: 28 Dec 1886 -- Died: 31 July 1887 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #1473 in Section E Lot 31
Roy M. Born: 2 May 1888 -- Died: 26 July 1972 Buried Lebanon Cemetery, Interment #8699 in Section F Lot 31-2 (my grandfather)

Clara Dakin Sherwood Died: --- 4 Jan 1891 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #1703 in Section E Lot 31

Charles married Mary Foley ---- 12 Nov 1891 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #5931 in Section E Lot 15
They had a child:
John Born: 20 Apr 1893 ---- Died 7 Oct 1959 Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment #6756 in Section E Lot 15

I have Charles death as: 16 Apr 1936 as in the Springfield Daily News, Springfield, Ohio. My grandmother's record has it the same date. He died at the Odd Fellows Home in Springfield.
Buried Miami Cemetery, Interment 5018 in Section E Lot 31

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