Name: John Francis SHERRY
Given Name: John Francis
Change Date: 5 AUG 2014
Note: John was a ticket agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. He retired on April 1, 1938 after 47 years in the system, 41 years with the railroad. He was elected senior major of the Knights of St. John in 1899. He was an active member of the Elks throughout his life and served as a trustee of the Ohio state association from 1917-1921 and as the state president for the 1921-1922 year.
Birth: 8 MAY 1872
Note: His death certificate incorrectly list his birth year as 1869.
Baptism: 19 MAY 1872 St. John, Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Note: His godparents were James and Ellen (?) Sherry.
Census: JUN 1880 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Census: JUN 1900 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Census: 1910 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Residence: 26 OCT 1914 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Directory BET 1920 AND 1924 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
ADDR: 3586 Belmont Street
Census: 1920 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Census: APR 1930 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Residence: North Belmont Street 5 JUL 1948 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Death: 12 MAY 1952 in Cambridge, Guernsey Co., OH
Note: He lived his last 5 years and 2 months at the Cambridge State Hospital. He was senile and had a probable carcinoma in his left lung.
Event: The Times Leader
Obituary 14 MAY 1952 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Burial: 15 MAY 1952 Wellsville, Columbiana Co., OH|
Father: Patrick SHERRY b: 31 OCT 1838 in Ireland
Mother: Mary MCNALLY b: 1839 in Ireland