Ancestry and Family of Arthur Sherry

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  • ID: I5
  • Name: Arthur William SHERRY
  • Given Name: Arthur William
  • Surname: Sherry
  • Nickname: Art
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 8 JAN 2016
  • Note:


    Art attended Wheeling Central Catholic High School. He enrolled at Duquesne University, but left within a few months after a bout with appendicitis; he never returned. His first job was with junkman Weiser. He worked for Wheeling Steel in Martins Ferry for more than 40 years, in his later years as a barge scheduler. He walked a lot in this job. In his early 60s he received a 3 month vacation, but the loss of energetic routine impacted him and he retired shortly thereafter. In the early years at Wheeling Steel, Art also worked in a shoe store. He enjoyed spending time at the Knights of Columbus hall. Along with Hugh Lilly and Michael Curran, he was one of the three incorporators of the Columbus Club Association of Bellaire on 25 Jul 1931. He did not drive, so he car-pooled to work.

    The family lived at the old Sherry residence at 3082 Belmont Street up to about 1937. They had moved to 4175 Franklin Street by the time of James Leo's death in October 1938.
  • Birth: 10 AUG 1902 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • Note: His father died before he was born.
  • Baptism: 12 AUG 1902 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: St. John Church
  • Note: His godparents were Jacob Follen and Bridget Manley.
  • Census: APR 1910 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • Event: Directory 1920 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: 3082 Belmont Street
  • Note: He was a student.
  • Census: JAN 1920 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • Census: APR 1930 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • Event: Directory 1937 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: 3082 Belmont Street
  • Census: APR 1940 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: 4175 Franklin Street
  • Note: He was a stockman for a steel mill and had earned $2860 in 1939. The family was renting the house for $30 per month. He had completed 4 years of high school.
  • Event: Directory 1951 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: 4242 Franklin Street
  • Event: Directory 1960 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: 4234 Franklin Street
  • Event: Directory 1963 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: 4234 Franklin (B) Street
  • Note: He was working at Wheeling Steel.
  • Event: Directory 1968 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: 3752 Tallman Avenue
  • Death: of of a cerebral vascular accident (stroke) 25 AUG 1969 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • Event: the Times-Leader Obituary 26 AUG 1969 Martins Ferry, Belmont Co., OH
  • Burial: 28 AUG 1969 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
  • ADDR: Mt. Calvary Cemetery



    Father: Arthur William SHERRY b: 13 MAY 1878 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
    Mother: Ella MANLEY b: 12 NOV 1879 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH

    Marriage 1 Catherine Mary KELLY b: 27 MAR 1904 in Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
    • Married: 23 MAY 1926 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
    • Note: Their witnesses were Joseph Manley, Arthur's uncle, and Evelyn Devan, his second cousin. Kate's brother John was the priest/celebrant of the wedding ceremony.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary Margaret SHERRY b: 14 AUG 1927 in WV
    2. Has No Children Living SHERRY
    3. Has No Children Living SHERRY
    4. Has No Children Living SHERRY
    5. Has No Children Living SHERRY

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