Name: Melissa A. Phillips
Given Name: Melissa A.
Birth: 24 Jul 1841 in Hinesburgh, Chittenden, Vermont 1 2
Death: 3 Apr 1924 in Richmond, Chittenden, Vermont of pulmonary edema, mycarditis, gastro-intentus
Burial: 6 Apr 1924 Maplewood Cmtry, Huntington, Vermont
Change Date: 10 Jan 2015 at 15:39:43
Family Bible of Guy and Melissa (Phillips) Sherman
!BIRTH-PARENTS-DEATH: Vermont Vital Records Card Index; 1909-1941; Town Clerk, Richmond, Chittenden Co, VT; photocopy in the poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: Cause of death pulmonary edema, mycarditis, age at death 82yr, 8m, 11d. Gives parents names and places of birth.
1850 US Census, Chittenden Co, VT; 1850; Hinesburgh; p 116; National Archives roll # 923; NOTE: enumerated with parents, age 10.
1860 US Census, Chittenden Co, VT; 1860; Hinesburgh; National Archives; enumerated with parents, Melissa age 14.
1870 US Census, Chittenden Co, VT; 1870; North Huntington; ; National Archives; NOTE: enumerated with husband; Melissa (26).
1880 US Census, Richmond, Chittenden Co, VT; 1880; Vol 3, ED 77, SH 3; Ln 4; National Archives roll # 1343; NOTE: enumerated with husband, Melissa (37).
1900 US Census, Jericho, Chittenden Co, VT; 1900; ED 80, Sht 3; Ln 41; National Archives; NOTE: enumerated with husband; Melissa A. (57) b. Jul 1842.
1910 US Census, Richmond, Chittenden Co, VT; 1910; ED 86, SD 1, SH 9B; ; National Archives; NOTE: enumerated with son Arthur, Malissa (68).
1920 US Census, Chittenden Co, Vt; ED 66, SH1, Vol 5; Ln 61; National Archives; NOTE: enumerated with Ellen Durand, Melissa Sherman (68), boarder.
!MARRIAGE: 1900 US Census, Jericho, Chittenden, VT; 1900; ED 80, SH 3; ln 41; National Archives; NOTE: census indicates that Guy and Melissa had been married 36 years. NIL: Searched vital records but CNL marriage record (Sep 1991)
!MARRIAGE: Probate packet for David Sherman; 1866; Chittenden Co VT, Probate Court, Vol 51; pp 160/61; photocopy in the possession of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: names Guy and Melissa Sherman as one of the heirs.
!OBITUARY: Obituary of Melissa Sherman, BURLINGTON FREE PRESS & TIMES; 1924; 8 Apr 1924 Tues; p 14; photocopy in the poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: "The funeral of Mrs. Mallisa Sherman whose death occurred Friday evening after a short illness of pneumonia, was held at the Congregational Church Sunday afternoon at 2 0'clock. the Rev. F. W. Hazen officiating with burial in
the family lot in Huntington."
!BIRTH-DEATH-CEMETERY-SPOUSE-CHILD: Tombstone Inscription; 1841-1924; Maplewood
Cemetery, Huntington, Chittenden Co, VT; ; Viewed and photographed Sept 1991 by Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: Guy B. Sherman 1833-1904; His Wife Melissa A. Phillips 1841-1924. On back of son Their Son Arthur E. Sherman 1875-19-- (no date inscribed). I.O.O.F (International Order of Odd Fellows) since 1907 & P of H (Patrons of Husbandry Grange).
!RESIDENCES: Land Records, Vol 20; 1894; Town Clerk, Hinesburgh, Chittenden Co, VT; p 338; Town Clerks Office; NOTE: in Sept 1894, Curtis is listed as being in North Dakota, also listed were Rohanna Ferrand of Essex, VT, Malissa Sherman of Jericho VT, E.B. Whitaker of Richmond VT.
Father: Solomon Phillips b: 26 May 1803 in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont
Mother: Susannah Sherman b: 25 Sep 1806 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont
Guy Bayington Sherman b: 28 Aug 1833 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont
- Addie Ellen Sherman b: 4 Jun 1867 in Huntington, Chittenden, Vermont
- Arthur Elmo Sherman b: 10 Dec 1875 in Hinesburgh, Chittenden, Vermont
- Title: Vital Records: Vermont, Hinesburg, Chittenden County; Birth, Death, and Marriage
Author: Town Clerk
- Title: Bible: Sherman-Phillips Family Bible
Publication: Published in New York For The American Bible Society 1843
"The Holy Bible, Containing The Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised"
Published in New York For The American Bible Society 1843
In between the pages of the Old Testament and the New Testament are hand written notations from the Genealogy of the Sherman and Phillips Families, listing Marriage and Births from 1833 to 1875
Leather bound Bible in VG+ condition, very light foxing throughout.
5" by 7 1/2" when closed.