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Emily Alice McMahan

Emily Alice McMahan

Female 1852 - 1936  (84 years)

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  • Name Emily Alice McMahan 
    Born 29 Feb 1852  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The article on her 80th birthday celebrations says she was a leap year baby, born on Feb. 29th but her death certificate says Feb. 9th. Maybe she celebrated her birthday on Feb. 9th.
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1860  Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1870  Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1880  Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1900  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1910  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1920  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1930  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Article - 80th Birthday 29 Feb 1932  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Article - 80th Birthday
    Article - 80th Birthday
    Died 12 Apr 1936  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11
    Cause: Chronic Myocarditis 
    Death Certificate - McMahan, Emily Alice
    Death Certificate - McMahan, Emily Alice
    Buried 15 Apr 1936  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstone - Sherman, Sylvester A. and Emily Alice McMahan
    Headstone - Sherman, Sylvester A. and Emily Alice McMahan
    Person ID I1319  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 15 May 2017 

    Father William Reed McMahan,   b. 17 May 1814, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1901, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Sarah Clark,   b. 13 Jul 1819, Liberty, Montour, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1884, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvester Adams Sherman,   b. 6 May 1852, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1938, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1875  Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • No marriage license as PA did not record vitals until 1906. Source is daughter Bessie's marriage license, which shows Sylvester and Emily as her parents. 1900 US Census gives years married as 25, thus the year married.
    Children 
    +1. Ada Belle Sherman,   b. 21 Aug 1876, Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1956, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Fred Leonard Sherman,   b. 29 Dec 1878, Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1885, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    +3. Bessie Lucille Sherman,   b. 30 Dec 1882, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1963, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Emily Louisa Sherman,   b. 22 Nov 1886, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1965, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Walter Reed Sherman,   b. 4 May 1893, Armenia, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1894, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Fred A Lorenz and Anna Hale - Sylvester Sherman and Emily (Bess) McMahan
    Fred A Lorenz and Anna Hale - Sylvester Sherman and Emily (Bess) McMahan
    Portrait - Emily Alice McMahan
    Portrait - Emily Alice McMahan

  • Sources 
    1. [S298] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

    2. [S453] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

    3. [S254] 1860 United States Federal Census, Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1149; Page: 677; Image: 681.
      Name: Emma Mcmahan Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence: 186 0 Turbot, Northumberland, Pennsylvania

    4. [S269] 1870 United States Federal Census, Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: .
      Birth date: abt 1852 Birth place: Pennsylvania Residence date: 18 70 Residence place: Clayton, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

    5. [S250] 1880 United States Federal Census, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1105; Family History Film: 1255105; Page: 504.2000; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 0142.
      Name: Emily Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence: 188 0 Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

    6. [S248] 1900 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T623 387; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 30.
      Name: Emily A Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Pennsylvania Residence: 19 00 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    7. [S249] 1910 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T624_366; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 640.
      Name: Emily A Sherman Birth: abt 1853 Pennsylvania Residence: 19 10 Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana

    8. [S615] 1920 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T625_451; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 399.
      Name: Emily A Sherman Birth: abt 1853 Pennsylvania Residence: 19 20 Indianapolis Ward 1, Marion, Indiana

    9. [S259] 1930 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 607; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 16; Image: 227.0.
      Name: Emely A Sherman Birth: abt 1852 Residence: 1930 Indianapol is, Marion, Indiana

    10. [S570] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis News - 29 Feb 1932 - Page 15, 29 Feb 1932.

    11. [S71] Cemetery - Crown Hill Cemetery, Lorenz Family Burials.
      ANNABELLE H. LORENZ Burial: 03/21/1940 Section: 37 Lot: 56 3 ANNIE LORENZ Burial: 09/10/1886 Section: 31 Lot: 30 9 BESSIE L. LORENZ Burial: 12/27/1963 Section: 98 Lot: 78 7 EMMA LORENZ Burial: 07/10/1953 Section: 60 Lot: 881 F RED A. LORENZ Burial: 05/26/1941 Section: 31 Lot: 309 FRE DERICK LORENZ Burial: 02/26/1951 Section: 98 Lot: 787 FRED ERICK G. LORENZ Burial: 12/12/2000 Section: 2K Lot: C-1 HAR RY A. LORENZ Burial: 05/21/1923 Section: 60 Lot: 881 MAR Y JANE LORENZ Burial: 07/23/2003 Section: CM Lot: C-1-2K WA LTER LORENZ Burial: 09/03/1919 Section: 5 Lot: 85 WALTER W . LORENZ Burial: 11/17/1955 Section: 60 Lot: 881 SYLVESTE R A. SHERMAN Burial: 06/04/1938 Section: 98 Lot: 493 EMILY AL ICE SHERMAN Burial: 04/15/1936 Section: 98 Lot: 493

    12. [S282] Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992.