William Edison "Ed" SHERFICK

Male 1864 - 1928  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name William Edison "Ed" SHERFICK 
    Nickname Ed 
    Born Apr 1864  Washington County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 May 1928  Shoals, 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 
    • In 1880 census he is working on his father' farm as a single, 15 yr old boy in Lost River, Martin, Indiana.

      Living at time of 1900 census in Lost River Twn, Martin Co., IN near Daniel and Samuel S. Sherfick.

      1910 Census shows family living in Halbert Twn, Martin Co., IN and notes they live on Waggoner's Mill Road.

      1920 census shows William E. living in Center Twn, Martin Co., IN with wife Ora and son Frank.

      Obituary:
      West Shoals Citizen Is Taken by Death
      1928, in The Shoals News

      W. Edward Sherfick, well-known citizen of Shoals, died at 11 o'clock Thursday night, May 30, at his home on the west side. Death came to Mr. Sherfick following an illness of several weeks duration. Cancer of the stomach is said to have been the cause of death. Deceased was born in this county in April 1864, and his entire life of more than sixty-four years was spent here. [sic-The family of Edison didn't know his real name was Edison, nor did they know that he did not move to Indiana until he was about 4 years old in 1968.] In his young manhood Mr. Sherfick was united in marriage to Miss Ellen Waggoner and to their union were born seven children. Two of these preceded their father in death.

      Mrs. Sherfick and the following children survive: Mrs. C. W. Lemasters and Mrs. Ben Chappell, of Washington; Mrs. John R. Dollens, of North Vernon, and Wallace and Charles E. Sherfick, of Indianapolis. Eleven grandchildren, two brothers, Samuel S. and Charles H. Sherfick, of this county, and a sister, Mrs. Charles Renneker, of Cincinnati, also survive.

      After spending nearly fifty years on the farm. Mr. Sherfick moved to Shoals about fifteen years ago, since which time he had worked as a painter.



    Person ID I277  My Family Tree | Sherfick Side
    Last Modified 3 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 Ora Ellen "Ellen" WAGGONER,   b. 14 Apr 1869, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Apr 1957, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1888  Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Josie SHERFICK,   b. Abt 1887,   d. Bef 1928  (Age ~ 41 years)
    +2. Effie Belle SHERFICK,   b. 24 Dec 1889, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 10 Dec 1931  (Age ~ 41 years)
    +3. Aletha A. SHERFICK,   b. Jul 1890, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1937  (Age ~ 46 years)
     4. Nellie M. SHERFICK,   b. 5 Sep 1892,   d. Sep 1964, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +5. Wallace Oliver "Wallace Lee" SHERFICK,   b. 19 Sep 1895, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 79 years)
     6. Ruby D. SHERFICK,   b. 21 Mar 1898,   d. 5 May 1920, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +7. Charles Edison "Ed" SHERFICK,   b. 1901, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1937, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     8. Frank Clifford SHERFICK,   b. 10 Aug 1907, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1925, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2005 
    Family ID F112  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1864 - Washington County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1888 - Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 May 1928 - Shoals, 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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  • Headstones
    William Edison and Ora (Waggoner) Sherfick
    William Edison and Ora (Waggoner) Sherfick