Edith Rene SHERFICK

Female 1919 - 1924  (4 years)


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  • Name Edith Rene SHERFICK 
    Born 9 Apr 1919 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1924  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 
    • Died at only 5 years old from paralysis of the throat due to diphtheria.

      Obituary:
      At Rest

      Edith Rene, daughter of Oscar Lucy Sherfick, was born April 9, 1919 near Wagoners' Chapel and died May 27, 1924 at the Daviess County hospital at Washington where she was there for treatment. Death resulted from paralysis of the throat, following an illness from diphtheria.

      Little Edith was 5 years 1 month, and 18 days of age, and was of a bright and loving disposition which won her the love of all who knew her.

      She leaves to mourn their loss father, mother, one sister, Mabel age 7 and one brother Ralph, age 3, besides a host of relatives and friends.

      Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at 1:30 at the M. E. Church by Rev. Homer Page, after which the remains were tenderly laid to rest in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family have the sympathy of the entire community in their sad hour of bereavement.

      Obituary 2:
      Child Dies In Hospital

      Little Edith Sherfick, aged five years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Sherfick of this city, died at 8:30 o'clock Tuesday night at the Daviess county hospital at Washington, to which institution she was taken on last Saturday for treatment. Death resulted from paralysis of the throat following an illness of diphtheria. The body was brought to Shoals Wednesday afternoon and the funeral will be held today with interment at Spring Hill Cemetery. The bereaved parents and two other children survive and have the sympathy of the community in their hour of sorrow.
      (Shoals News - 30 May 1924)
    Person ID I917  My Family Tree | Sherfick Side
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2010 

    Father Oscar Daniel SHERFICK,   b. 31 Aug 1888, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1962  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Lucy H. ABEL,   b. 24 Jul 1899, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1983, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1916  Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F302  Group Sheet

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    Edith R. Sherfick
    Edith R. Sherfick