Benjamin Oliver SHERFICK

Male 1868 - 1953  (85 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Oliver SHERFICK 
    Born 10 Jan 1868  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Feb 1953  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 
    • 1880 census shows him living in Columbia Twn, Martin Co., IN.

      In the 1910 census, Benjamin O. was living with Elizabeth & John on Shoals Hillhouse Road in Halbert Twn of Martin Co., IN.

      Benjamin was a retired Coal miner, and the 1930 census lists him as farmer also.

      Obituary:
      Benjamin Sherfick Dies February 18
      (1953)

      Benjamin Oliver Sherfick passed away at his residence in Halbert Township, Wednesday, February 18, at 2:35 a.m. He was 85 years of age. Mr. Sherfick had been ill for about a year.

      Mr. Sherfick was born in Ohio, January 10, 1868, the son of the late John M. and Catherine (Ruff) Sherfick. He was married in 1900, to Sarah Henzler. She has preceded him in death. Mr. Sherfick was a retired coal miner.

      Surviving relatives are the following: one son, John C. Sherfick; one brother, Charles M. Sherfick; and one half-brother, John L. Sherfick, all of Shoals.

      The funeral will be held Sunday, at 1:00 p.m., at the Shoals Christian Church, of which he was a member. Rev. M. M. Wright will conduct the services. Burial will be made in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

      Friends may call at the Queen Funeral Home after 7 p.m., Thursday.

    Person ID I295  My Family Tree | Sherfick Side
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2009 

    Father John Miller SHERFICK,   b. 6 Nov 1832, Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1918, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Catherine RUFF,   b. 16 May 1840, Noble County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1872, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1860  Noble County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" HENSLER,   b. 12 Feb 1868, Coshocton County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1943, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1900 
    Children 
     1. John C. SHERFICK,   b. 17 Oct 1901, Halbert Township, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1987, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2005 
    Family ID F120  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jan 1868 - Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1953 - 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
    Benjamin O. and Sarah E. Sherfick
    Benjamin O. and Sarah E. Sherfick