Willam Fuller SHERMAN Family History

I AM THE GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER OF WM. AND MARY (MOLLY) SHERMAN.

WM. FULLER SHERMAN MARRIED MARY ROSETTA SMITH ON JANUARY 6, 1887

HER PARENTS WERE WM. HENRY SMITH (B. AUSTIN, TEXAS, 1845) AND SARAH CAROLINE JONES (B. ILL., 1848) WHO MOVED TO SAGUACHE SOMETIME IN THE 1870'S. SARAH IS BURIED IN SAGUACHE AND WM. H. SMITH IN DELTA, CO.

WM. F. SHERMAN'S PARENTS WERE WM. DANFORD SHERMAN (B. NEW YORK, 1841) AND SYLLENA EVELYN FULLER (B. VERMONT) WHO ALSO MOVED TO SAGUACHE SOMETIME DURING THE 1870'S. SYLLENA IS BURIED IN PUEBLO NEAR TWO OF HER GRANDCHILDREN

WM. AND MOLLY SHERMAN HAD 13 CHILDREN OF WHICH 6 LIVED TO ADULTHOOD. MY GRANDMOTHER, ORPHIA, WAS BORN IN 1899 IN GOLDFIELD, TELLER CNTY, CO. THE SECOND TO THE LAST OF THEIR CHILDREN. THEY ALSO LIVED IN PUEBLO AND TRINIDAD, WHERE WM. AND MOLLY, AS WELL AS MY GRANDMOTHER ARE BURIED ALONG WITH THEIR SON, OLIVER, WHO DIED IN THE 1918 INFLUENZA OUTBREAK.

MY GRANDMOTHER DIED IN 1972 IN CALIFORNIA. MY MOTHER, MARY, HER ONLY CHILD BY WM. YOUNG DIED IN 2003 HERE IN TEXAS. I AM MARY'S ONLY CHILD AND I WILL BE 60 THIS YEAR. I HAVE BEEN PRIVILEGED TO VISIT ALL THE PLACES MY RELATIVES HAVE LIVED EXCEPT FOR SAGUACHE AND HOPE TO GET THERE THIS YEAR. I WAS BORN IN CHICAGO AND SPENT MOST OF MY LIFE IN CALIFORNIA. MY THREE SONS WERE ALL BORN THERE, HOWEVER, TWO HAVE CHOSEN TO MOVED TO COLORADO AND NOW MAKE DENVER AND COLORADO SPRINGS THEIR HOME.

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