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Photo of boulder              detail of boulder commemorating crossing of Catawba River

Photo Miles O Sherrill
Miles O. Sherrill

B. E. - secures position - 1898

Clarence Osborn - marriage - 1905

Charlie and Hattie - marriage - 1905

Elma - marriage license - 1906

Emma - marriage - December 2, 1910 

Epsa - marriage 

Etta - marriage

Frank - Operation - 1910

Grover - marriage

James H. - death - 1905

Jane - marriage license - 1909

John Sidney Abernathy and Emma Sherrill family - Family Photo

Julia - Obituary

Laura Jane Shuford - Memoriam by J. W.

Martha - Obituary - 1898

Mollie - Obituary

Mrs. Jason A. - Obituary - 1898

Non Copyright articles - Synopsis

Sallie Fisher - Obituary

Elma Sherrill (Marriage License)

Land Deeds

All Deeds from Anson County unless otherwise noted. Clicking on links will open a new window.

Abinton

Adam

Samuel

William

April 1750

1750

February 1750

September 1749

January 1751

August 1762

September 9, 1749

June 1751

(Both Deeds from Rowan County)

April 1750

April 1750 (2)

October 1750

March 1751

March 1753 (Rowan)

261 Acres


PICTURES

Courtesy of the Kardulis Collection.  Paul E. Kardulis, Jr. is the County Historian for Yancy County, and was kind enough to share these Sherrills with us!  He does ask that you request permission before copying or publishing the images below.  We ask your cooperation , and thank Mr. Kardulis for his generosity.

If you have photographs to share, please contact Alex Floyd at Afloyd@catawbacountync.gov.  

Thank you for your cooperation, and we hope you enjoy these pictures.

Please visit our Who Am I? page which contains a few mystery Sherrills!

Hiram Charles Sherrill Pre Civil War Uniform
Hiram Charles Sherrill Pre Civil War Uniform  

Nelson Monroe Sherrill Member of the Southern Stars

Nelson Monroe Sherrill Member of the Southern Stars

 

William Caldwell Sherrill--Undertaker (left no descendants)

William Caldwell Sherrill--Undertaker (left no descendants)

Mary Beal Sherrill (wife of William Caldwell Sherrill)

Mary Beal Sherrill (wife of William Caldwell Sherrill)

Headstone of William Caldwell Sherrill.

Headstone of William Caldwell Sherrill.

 

Headstone of infants of William Sherrill and Mary Beal Sherrill

Headstone of infants of William Sherrill and Mary Beal Sherrill

These are the only two children they had.

Thomas Franklin Sherrill Confederate Soldier/Blacksmith

  Thomas Franklin Sherrill Confederate Soldier/Blacksmith

Catherine Arzena Ogburn Sherrill (wife of Thomas Franklin Sherrill)

Catherine Arzena Ogburn Sherrill
(wife of Thomas Franklin Sherrill)

They had 13 children, and are buried in Cheraw, SC at Old St. David's Episcopal Church)

Carrie Hunter, daughter of Mary Elizabeth Sherrill

Carrie Hunter, daughter of Mary Elizabeth Sherrill

and her 1st husband, Will Hunter

Ethel and Ila Simmons

Ethel and Ila Simmons

 

Ila Simmons Ballard

     Ila Simmons Ballard

 

Ellen Ludema Sherrill (Aunt Demie).

Ellen Ludema Sherrill (Aunt Demie). Sister of

Mary Elizabeth Sherrill Simmons.  She never married.

Susanna Caroline Jones Sherrill

Susanna Caroline Jones Sherrill 

B. June 19, 1810 in Iredell County

D. September 7, 1882

 Married to Nicholas Whitman Sherrill.

 For an unusual explanation to this picture, click here.

Headstone of Susanna Sherrill

Headstone of Susanna Sherrill

 

 

A picture of some Sherrills

   A picture of some Sherrills.

Lin Griffith, Lilly Sherrill Griffith, and daughter, Viola Griffith.

 Lin Griffith, Lilly Sherrill Griffith, and daughter, Viola Griffith.

Green Burke and Nelson M. Sherrill

Green Burke and Nelson M. Sherrill.

Rebecca Burke Sherrill, Wife of Nelson M. Sherrill

Rebecca Burke Sherrill, Wife of Nelson M. Sherrill

Headstone for Emma E. Sherrill Abernethy

 Headstone for Emma E. Sherrill Abernethy, daughter of

 Nelson M. and Rebecca Burke Sherrill.

William T. Sherrill

William T. Sherrill

Martha Custis Sherrill Brinkley

 Martha Custis Sherrill Brinkley.

 Married to William Brinkley.

Martha Custis Sherrill Brinkley with 5 of her grandchildren

Martha Custis Sherrill Brinkley with 5 of her grandchildren.

 Wyman, Ethel, Clifford, Russell, and Kermit Brinkley.

               

Tintype of Thomas Franklin Sherrill

Tintype of Thomas Franklin Sherrill

Tintype of Catherine Arzena Ogburn Sherrill
Tintype of Catherine Arzena Ogburn Sherrill
 

Standing L to R - James, Dora, Whitfield, Ethel, and Ila Simmons

Standing L to R - James, Dora, Whitfield, Ethel, and Ila Simmons
(children of Will and Mary Elizabeth Simmons)

Sitting L to R - Will Simmons, Mary Elizabeth Sherrill Simmons (2nd marriage),
Ellen Ludema Sherrill

Graveyard of Bethel Methodist Church in Morven
 Graveyard of Bethel Methodist Church in Morven which is in Anson County.
Simmons Family, Ellen Ludema Sherrill, and Susanna Sherrill are all buried here.

  • Bibliography ***Bibliographies were compiled based on sources available in the Rhodes Room, of the Catawba County Public Library.

    http://www.8va.net/mysherrills/: Here are some tidbits for those interested in Sherrill genealogy. This site has information primarily about one Sherrill line beginning with William Sherrill, the Conestoga Trader of Pennsylvania and Maryland.

     
  • The Rhodes Room web site was created with support from federal Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources through the North Carolina ECHO, 'Exploring Cultural Heritage Online' Digitization Grant Program.