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Descendants of Philip Sherman

 

Generation No. 1

1. PHILIP1 SHERMAN1 was born Abt. 1793 in Virginia. He married POLLY ???. She was born Abt. 1793 in Virginia.

Children of PHILIP SHERMAN and POLLY ??? are:

i. MAHALA2 SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1820, Virginia.

ii. MELINDA SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1824, Virginia.

2. iii. PHILIP SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1830, Virginia.

iv. ABNER SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1832, Virginia.

 

Generation No. 2

2. PHILIP2 SHERMAN (PHILIP1)2 was born Abt. 1830 in Virginia. He married REBECCA. She was born Abt. 1840 in Virginia.

Children of PHILIP SHERMAN and REBECCA are:

i. WILLIAN W.3 SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1860, Virginia.

3. ii. SUSAN BELINDA SHERMAN, b. March 27, 1862, Hardy Co., West Virgnia; d. June 10, 1938, Dayton, Ohio.

iii. LOUISA V. SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1867.

iv. SAMUEL L. SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1869.

v. ROBERT A. SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1870.

vi. JAS C. SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1872.

vii. T. CLINTON SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1873.

viii. MOLLIE T. SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1875.

ix. JOHN J. SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1877.

x. GEO G. SHERMAN, b. Abt. 1879.

 

Generation No. 3

3. SUSAN BELINDA3 SHERMAN (PHILIP2, PHILIP1)3 was born March 27, 1862 in Hardy Co., West Virgnia3, and died June 10, 1938 in Dayton, Ohio3. She married JACOB VANMETER PRATT3 January 02, 1884 in Hardy Co., West Virginia3, son of ISAAC PRATT and RACHAEL JONES. He was born September 08, 1849 in Virginia3, and died January 17, 1908 in Hardy Co., West Virginia3.

Notes for SUSAN BELINDA SHERMAN:

1910 Census for W. VA, Hardy Co., ED #46, Sheet 24B

Susan had a total of nine children, 8 were still living. She was renting a farm and Roland and Rob were working on it.

 

 

 

 

Notes for JACOB VANMETER PRATT:

1900 Census for W. VA, Harding Co., ED #37, Sheet 15

Jacob worked as a farm laborer and rented his home.

Marriage Notes for SUSAN SHERMAN and JACOB PRATT:

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Facts about this marriage:

Marriage Fact

from Hardy Co., WV vital records and LDS micro film

 

Children of SUSAN SHERMAN and JACOB PRATT are:

4. i. EDGAR VANMETER4 PRATT, b. March 1886, West Virginia.

ii. PHIL ROLAND PRATT, b. July 1888, West Virginia.

iii. JAMES R. PRATT, b. September 1889, West Virginia.

iv. LILLIAN W. PRATT, b. March 1891, West Virginia.

v. ROBB PRATT, b. March 1893, West Virginia.

vi. WILLIAM W. PRATT, b. March 1895, West Virginia.

vii. ELSIE J. PRATT, b. February 1900, West Virginia.

viii. SEYMORE PRATT, b. 1902, West Virginia.

 

Generation No. 4

4. EDGAR VANMETER4 PRATT (SUSAN BELINDA3 SHERMAN, PHILIP2, PHILIP1) was born March 1886 in West Virginia4,5. He married ELLEN L. MESSICK, daughter of JAMES MESSICK and IDA RODRUCK. She was born December 1886 in West Virginia6.

Notes for EDGAR VANMETER PRATT:

According to the 1920 Census, Egar was a "steel car repairman"

Family lived in Cumberland, Md (Alegheny Co) on Pearl Street (1920 Census)

Children of EDGAR PRATT and ELLEN MESSICK are:

5. i. MAE BELINDA5 PRATT, b. June 05, 1908, Cumberland, MD; d. August 04, 1988, Lebanon, TN.

ii. WILLIAM PRATT, b. Abt. 1911.

6. iii. IONA PRATT, b. Abt. 1916.

iv. CURTIS PRATT, b. Abt. 1925.

 

Generation No. 5

5. MAE BELINDA5 PRATT (EDGAR VANMETER4, SUSAN BELINDA3 SHERMAN, PHILIP2, PHILIP1) was born June 05, 1908 in Cumberland, MD, and died August 04, 1988 in Lebanon, TN. She married CLARENCE EDWARD BISHOP, son of SHERMAN BISHOP and AMANDA WILLISON. He was born February 09, 1907 in Cumberland, MD, and died April 04, 1967 in Narrows, VA.

Child of MAE PRATT and CLARENCE BISHOP is:

7. i. DONALD EDWARD6 BISHOP, b. December 15, 1934, Cumberland, MD.

 

6. IONA5 PRATT (EDGAR VANMETER4, SUSAN BELINDA3 SHERMAN, PHILIP2, PHILIP1) was born Abt. 1916. She married WILLIAM ANDERSON.

Child of IONA PRATT and WILLIAM ANDERSON is:

i. ROGER6 ANDERSON, b. Cumberland, MD ?; m. SUSAN *UNKNOWN*.

 

Generation No. 6

7. DONALD EDWARD6 BISHOP (MAE BELINDA5 PRATT, EDGAR VANMETER4, SUSAN BELINDA3 SHERMAN, PHILIP2, PHILIP1) was born December 15, 1934 in Cumberland, MD. He married (1) BEVERLY ANN ILGENFRITZ in Lebanon, TN, daughter of CHARLES ILGENFRITZ and ORDELL ROHRBAUGH. She was born November 07, 1939 in York, PA. He married (2) CLARA JOYCE PRICE June 1956 in Narrows, VA, daughter of WADE PRICE and DOROTHY TICKLE. She was born December 23, 1935 in Pearisberg, Giles Co., VA, and died December 1982 in Lebanon, TN.

Children of DONALD BISHOP and CLARA PRICE are:

i. MICHAEL EDWARD7 BISHOP, b. August 14, 1958, Nurnberg, Germany.

ii. DEBRA LYNN BISHOP, b. October 02, 1959, Nurnberg, Germany; m. GEORGE DOUGLAS NOTGRASS; b. April 08, 1956.

iii. GERALD WADE BISHOP, b. November 16, 1961, Ft. Hood, TX; m. JOANNE WILLIAMS, October 1986, Lebanon, TN.

iv. BRIAN KEITH BISHOP, b. January 03, 1967, Nashville, TN; m. NAOMI C. GANN, May 30, 1998, Carthage, TN.

 

 

Endnotes

1. 1850 Census for Virginia, Hardy Co.; ED #23; Family #397, Philip was a farmer and owned $500 in real estate. Polly and Mahala could not read or write.

2. 1880 W. VA Census, Hardy Co; ED #37; Sheet 34, Philip worked as a farmer. He and Rebecca could not read or write. William and Samuel work on the farm as laborers.

3. WFT Vol 55 Tree 2748, "CD-ROM," Date of Import: Dec 29, 2000.

4. 1920 Census for Maryland, Enumeration District #15, Sheet #10, Age 33, born in W. Va.; Mother and Father born in W. Va.

5. 1910 W. VA Census, Mineral Co.; ED62; Sheet 1A, Wife listed as "Lizzie E."; Mae listed as "Mabel"; Edgar working as farm laboror.

6. 1920 Census for Maryland, Enumeration District #15, Sheet #10, Age 33, Born in W. Va.; Mother and Father born in W. Va.