Samuel S. SHERFICK

Samuel S. SHERFICK

Male 1867 - 1941  (73 years)

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  • Name Samuel S. SHERFICK 
    Born 3 Nov 1867  Washington County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jan 1941  Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • About late 1868 or early 1869 he moved to Shoals, IN from Ohio (obituary).

      In 1880 census he is only 12 years old and working on his father's farm in Lost River, Martin, Indiana.

      At the time of the 1900 census living near both Daniel and William Edison in Lost River.

      Charles Sherfick and his brother Samuel and his sister Cora Belle married Tredway siblings, Dicey C., Becky Ann, and George Tredway respectively.

      At the time of 1910 census Samuel S. Sherfick is living in Lost River Twn, Martin Co., Indiana 7 of his children including Effie and Everett from former marriage.

      Samuel Sherfick was Martin County Commissioner from 1923-24, 24-25, and 25-26.

      Listed as farmer in 1930 Martin Co. census.

      Died of a stroke.

      Found his middle initial in the Martin County Historical Museum in a government official list of Martin County (clerk) as "A." His obituary lists it as "S" like his father's.

      OBITUARY:
      Samuel S. Sherfick, son of Daniel and Aletha Moore Sherfick, was born in the state of Ohio, Nov. 3, 1867. When he was one year old, the family moved to Martin County, IN and settled on a farm south of Shoals. There he remained the remaining years of his life until death came Jan. 30, 1941. He had lived 73 years, 2 mos., and 27 days. In early life, he became a teacher and became interested in farming and was one of the county's most progressive. He was commissioner for three years. His wife, Mrs. Becky Ann Tredway Sherfick survives. His children: Thomas Sherfick, Everett Sherfick, and Mrs. Fae Kerns of Shoals; Mrs. Marie Jones of Loogootee; Mrs. Charles Autter, Mrs. Shirley Pendley, Mrs. Orville Hundley, and John Sherfick of Indianapolis; and Smuel Sherfick, of New Albany.

      From the Shoals News, taken from a scrapbook belonging to Bettie Hutton Sherfick Chestnut.

      Obituary two:
      Stroke Is Fatal To Samuel S. Sherfick

      Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. today (Friday) at the Christian Church for Samuel S. Sherfick, 73, who died at 5 a.m. Thursday morning following a paralytic stroke. Burial will be in Spring Hill cemetery.

      He had been in failing health the past three years.

      A well-known farmer, he was born in Lost River Township November 3, 1867 to Daniel and Aletha Sherfick He was married Sept. 7, 1899, and the widow survives.

      Surviving children are Everett Sherfick, Thomas D. Sherfick, and Mrs. Faye Kerns, of Shoals; Mrs. Essie Auter, Mrs. Jessie Pendley, Mrs. Grace Hundley, and John Sherfick, all of Indianapolis; Mrs. Marie Jones of Loogootee, and Samuel Sherfick of New Albany. He also leaves 28 grandchildren.

      He was a member of the Shoals Christian Church.
    Person ID I184  My Family Tree | Sherfick Side
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2010 

    Father Daniel SHERFICK,   b. 22 Mar 1822, Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1907, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Alletha MOORE,   b. 20 Jan 1833, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1907, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 24 May 1853 
    Family ID F87  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah Susan "Susie" WININGER,   b. 16 Sep 1870, Lost River Township, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1957, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1892  Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Everett Willard SHERFICK,   b. 21 Sep 1893, Lost River Township, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1981, Jasper, Dubois County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Effie M. SHERFICK,   b. 20 Jun 1895, Lost River Township, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1964  (Age 68 years)
    +3. Jessie E. SHERFICK,   b. 24 Oct 1897, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1974, Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2005 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Rebecca Anna "Becky Ann" TREDWAY,   b. 9 Mar 1875, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1957, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1899  Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Daniel "Tom" SHERFICK,   b. 6 Jan 1901, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1968, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +2. Fae Eldean SHERFICK,   b. 18 Dec 1902, Lost River Township, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1984, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Ida Marie "Marie" SHERFICK,   b. 2 Oct 1904, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1974, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Samuel Smith SHERFICK,   b. 14 Oct 1906, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1973, Jeffersonville, Floyd County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. John Howard SHERFICK,   b. 20 Sep 1908, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1994, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +6. Grace Sarah SHERFICK,   b. 10 May 1912, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 2003, Monticello, White County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1867 - Washington County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Mar 1892 - Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Sep 1899 - Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1941 - Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Samuel Sherfick
    Samuel Sherfick
    Samuel Sherfick, closeup view as Lost River Township School Trustee
    Samuel Sherfick, closeup view as Lost River Township School Trustee
    This photo was taken about 1891, and Samuel was born in 1867, so therefore, Samuel was only 24 when he was school trustee of Lost River Township. To see the full photo click on Samuel's link or the History link on the left side of my front genealogy page.

    Headstones
    Samuel and Becky Ann Sherfick
    Samuel and Becky Ann Sherfick

    Histories
    Lost River Township School Trustees and Teachers in 1890-1891
    Lost River Township School Trustees and Teachers in 1890-1891
    Seated are the trustees: Ramza Haga, Ben Nigg, and Sam Sherfick.
    Standing are Benton McDonald, John Powell, William H. Murray, Charles Hall, Alex Kail, James Ragsdale, Wilder Butler, and Theodore Moore.

    James Ragsdale was the second husband of Sarah Susie Wininger, the first wife of Samuel Sherfick before Becky Tredway.

    Sherfick Inc.
    Dahlia: Profitable Flower Business Begins With 4 Canna Bulbs
    Dahlia: Profitable Flower Business Begins With 4 Canna Bulbs
    Thomas Sherfick Invests $1.00 to Good Purpose
    By J. J. Reid
    Bio: Thomas Sherfick Bio in Indiana Book
    Bio: Thomas Sherfick Bio in Indiana Book
    Indiana From Frontier to Industrial Commonwealth
    By John Donald Barnhart, Donald Francis Carmony
    Published by Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1954
    Item notes: v. 3, page 60
    Original from the University of Virginia
    Digitized Jan 17, 2008
    Dahlia: Sherfick Farms
    Dahlia: Sherfick Farms
    This is a view from the road of Sherfick Farms, located in Lost River Township of Martin County, and originally owned by Samuel Sherfick and then his son Thomas Sherfick.