W.T. Sherman Holman
In 1870 Carroll County, Illinois, Charles Holman is 41, Sarah A. 40, with C. Newton 12, "Milton G" 5, and Edwin C. 1.
In 1880 Carroll County, Illinois, Sherman Holman is 15, living with his widowed father Charles 51, an undertaker and furniture store owner.
Holman Charles, Furniture Dealer; born Chester Co., Pa., Jan. 26, 1829; lived there 26 years, and came to Carroll Co., to this town, 1855, and has lived here 22 years; was engaged as carpenter 8 years, farming 12 years, and is engaged in furniture business; owns farm 240 acres two miles west town; holds office of Supervisor of this town; married Miss Sarah Ann Cook, from Chester Co., Pa., May 3, 1855; they have three children - sons: Charles Newton, William T. Sherman, Edwin Cook; lost one son, Horace.
W.T. cash-claimed a quarter in 35, 6N 49W in 1891.
In 1900 Carroll County, Illinois, "Sherm" Holman born Sep 1864 in Illinois, is an undertaker, boarding with James and Mary Keiffer.Married: 2 OCT 1900 in Carroll County, Illinois, Note: The Holman/Storey/Phelps/Norton Family Tree gives this wedding date as October 2, 1900 as does the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, but the Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Illinois published by Hostetter in 1913 gives it as November 1, 1900
, 87, died late Wednesday evening, January 26, 1955, in the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph Turnbaugh in Savanna. He suffered a stroke one week
ago. He was born November 13, 1867 in Germany, the son of Ferdinand and
Henrietta Krause. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Turnbaugh of Savanna and
Mrs. Charles Schall of Mount Carroll; one sister, Mrs. Sherman Holman of Mount
Carroll; and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral service
will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Frank Funeral Home. The Rev. John
Main, pastor of the Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill
Contributed by Alice Horner - Freeport Journal Standard, Freeport, Illinois January 27, 1955 CARROLL COUNTY ILLINOIS OBITUARIES
William Tecumseh Sherman Holman, known as W. T. S.
Holman, was born September 3, 1864 in Mount Carroll Township,
Carroll County, Illinois. His parents were Charles and Sarah A. (Cook)
Holman. He married Nettie E. Krause on October 2, 1900, in
Carroll County, Illinois according to the Illinois Statewide
Marriage Index, 1763-1900. (Some family trees show this date as
November 1, 1900 in Loran Township, Stephenson County,
Illinois.) He owned and operated a furniture store and funeral
parlor in Mount Carroll. William T. S. Holman died February 7,
1945 in Mount Carroll.
Mt. Carroll, Ill., Feb. 17, 1945—W. T. S. Holman, 80, passed away
about 7:30 o'clock this morning at his home in Mt. Carroll,
following a long illness. He was born at Mt. Carroll Sept. 3,
1864, the son of Charles and Sarah Holman and on Oct. 2, 1900,
was united in marriage to Miss Nettie Krause of Mt. Carroll. Mr.
Holman was engaged in the furniture and undertaking business
here for thirty-five years, retiring in 1928. He was active in
the Masonic order, having been a member of the Blue Lodge, Commandery, Freeport Consistory and Co-ordinate bodies, and the
Mystic Shrine at Rockford.
Nettie E. Krause Holman was born in 1875 in Germany. I have been unable to determine the names of her parents. She died May 24, 1961 in Mount Carroll.
Mrs. Sherman T. (Nettie) Holman, 85, a resident of Mount
Carroll most of her life, died about 8 p.m. Wednesday in her
home after a brief illness. Her late husband was a partner in
the Holman and Myers Funeral Home and Furniture Store here for
Andrew Krause cash-claimed a quarter in 22, 8N 47W in 1892 - that's twenty miles away in Phillips County.
Near Andrew, Thomas Krause cash-claimed a quarter in 23, 8N 47W in 1890
Henry G. Krause proved up two quarters in 14, 5N 50W in 1913 - that's a half-dozen miles away.
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