Name: James SHERRY
Given Name: James
Change Date: 2 DEC 2015
Note: James worked for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for nearly 25 years before joining the Bellaire and Southwestern in May 1879. He was the Engineer on the maiden voyage into Woodsfield on December 2, 1879. He returned to the B & O in December 1880. At the time of the 1870 census, he had $2500 in real estate and personal effects of $300.
Birth: ABT 1840 in Ireland
Note: According to the baptism notes for James' daughter Laura, he was born in County Cavan.
Census: JUN 1860 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Census: JUN 1870 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Directory 1877 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Note: SHERRY, James - locomotive engineer, residence 152 Monroe
Census: JUN 1880 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Note: The family lived at 181 Monroe St in the 4th ward.
Death: 12 JAN 1883 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Note: He had been sick since the previous March.
Event: the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
Obituary 13 JAN 1883
Burial: 14 JAN 1883 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
ADDR: Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Note: He was buried next to his father, Arthur.
Event: the Wheeling Sunday Register
Obituary 14 JAN 1883
Event: the Wheeling Register
Obituary 15 JAN 1883|
Father: Arthur SHERRY b: ABT 1805 in Ireland
Mother: Mary RUSSELL b: in Ireland
Mary O'DONNELL b: 1840 in County Donegal, Ireland
- Marriage License:
16 APR 1859
in Belmont Co., OH
25 APR 1859
in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
- Note: Their witnesses included Arthur Sherry, Thomas Crawford, and Michael Linskey.
- Ella SHERRY b: 1863 in OH
- Elisabeth SHERRY b: 15 DEC 1865 in OH
- Catherine SHERRY b: 24 APR 1868 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
- Mary Agnes SHERRY b: 11 JUN 1874 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
- Laura Elizabeth SHERRY b: 13 FEB 1881 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH