Ancestry and Family of Arthur Sherry

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  • ID: I393
  • Name: John Francis SHERRY
  • Given Name: John Francis
  • Surname: Sherry
  • Sex: M
  • 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
  • Event: 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

    Marriage 1 Mary CAFFERTY b: 2 JUL 1872 in Lost Creek, Schuylkill Co., PA
    • Married: 27 NOV 1895 in St. John, Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH

    Marriage 2 Erla Maywood KELLY b: 17 NOV 1882 in Wellsville, Columbiana Co., OH
    • Married: 15 AUG 1927 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    • Note: WEDDING KEPT SECRET FOR YEAR Announcement was made of the marriage of Mrs. Erla Cusick, of Commerce street, to John Sherry, Bellaire railroad man, which was solemnized on Aug. 15, 1927, a year ago last Wednesday, in Old St. Patrick?s Catholic church. Pittsburgh, by the pastor, the Rev. Father Cox. Mr. Sherry is ticket agent for the Baltimore & Ohio railroad at Bellaire. He is past district deputy for the B. P. O. Elks, and active in Knights of Columbus work in eastern Ohio. 

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