Ancestry and Family of Arthur Sherry

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  • ID: I413
  • Name: James SHERRY
  • Given Name: James
  • Surname: Sherry
  • Sex: M
  • _AMTID: 290109406338:1030:113019317
  • 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
  • Event: 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

    Marriage 1 Mary O'DONNELL b: 1840 in County Donegal, Ireland
    • Marriage License: 16 APR 1859 in Belmont Co., OH
    • Married: 25 APR 1859 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
    • Note: Their witnesses included Arthur Sherry, Thomas Crawford, and Michael Linskey.
    1. Has No Children Ella SHERRY b: 1863 in OH
    2. Has No Children Elisabeth SHERRY b: 15 DEC 1865 in OH
    3. Has Children Catherine SHERRY b: 24 APR 1868 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
    4. Has No Children Mary Agnes SHERRY b: 11 JUN 1874 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
    5. Has No Children Laura Elizabeth SHERRY b: 13 FEB 1881 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
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