Mary Elizabeth Manwarren

Female 1850 - 1944  (93 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Manwarren 
    Born 30 Jul 1850 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Apr 1944 
    Age 93 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Charles Manwaring,   b. 1741, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790  (Age 49 years)  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Amelia L. Jenne  (Mother) 
    Person ID I71758  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Joseph Elias Adams Manwarren,   b. 3 Oct 1814, Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1900, Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Other Partners: Lucina Scott  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Amelia L. Jenne 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F20554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Nelson J Sherman,   b. Abt 1849,   d. 16 May 1909  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Floy Belle Sherman,   b. 27 May 1883, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1922  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
    Cyril J. Palms  m. 28 Jun 1911
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F48909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Elizabeth Manwaring - July 30, 1850 - April 17, 1944. Daughter of Joseph "Elias" Elias Adams and Amelia L. Jenne Manwaring. Wife of Nelson J. Sherman. Section 4, Row 5.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, April 27, 1944 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Manwarren District - Last Monday, April 17 occurred the death of Mrs. Mary E. Sherman of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. She was nearly 94 years old. Her husband, Nelson J. Sherman died in 1909 at their farm home in this place and since that time she had made her home with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Cyril J. Palms, first in Ashwood, later in Camden, then moved to Greenville, Pennsylvania, where Dr. Palms became a well known optometrist. In 1922 Mrs. Palms died leaving two children at ages of four and seven. Mrs. Sherman cared for the children several years. She was relieved later as Dr. Palms married again. At the death of her son-in-law, Dr. C. J. Palms in 1941, she went to live with her granddaughter, Marguerite who had become Mrs. William Keil. She was a Methodist and a great church worker. These last years have been happy years as she was able to serve her loved ones in spite of her advanced age. It can be truly said she never became old as she kept a youthful spirit and interest in everyday affairs. Her life has been a great inspiration to her many friends. Surviving are her grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. William Keil, a grandson, Lt. Cyril S. Palms in United States Air Force under General MacArthur in Australia, and five great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Mr. H. A. Woodruff of Camden; a niece, Mrs. Nila Calkins and nephew, Mr. Dell Waite. The funeral was held in Greenville, Pennsylvania at the home of a friend, Mrs. H. Webster with the Methodist clergyman officiating. She was brought to Daysville cemetery for burial April 20 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Keil, Lutheran pastor of a church in Pittsburg, her grandson-in-law, officiating.

      Newspaper Obituary - Saturday, June 10, 1944 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Fulton Hears Of Teacher's Death - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Sherman Was First Instructor In Octagonal School - Fulton - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Sherman, first teacher in the Octagonal school at Sutton's Corners, eight miles east of Fulton, died several weeks ago at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Marguerite E. Palms Keil of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, according to information received here by Harlan Collins of Cayuga street. Mrs. Sherman, the former Miss Mary Manwaring, was born July 30, 1850, at Daysville near Mexico. When 13 years of age, Mrs. Sherman showed such intellectual promise that her teacher persuaded her parents to send her to the Mexico Academy. Later she taught in her district school. Following her mother's death, Mrs. Sherman returned for further studies at the academy and then accepted the position as the first teacher in the Grout school house, the eight sided school building, which marked its 75th anniversary in 1941. She received $30 for teaching during the fall and winter months at the school. Mrs. Sherman's husband, Nelson J. Sherman, died several years ago. From 1914 to 1942 Mrs. Sherman lived at Greenville. Surviving are two grandchildren, Mrs. Keil and Lt. Cyril Sherman Palms, on duty in the South Pacific. Burial was made in Daysville cemetery.