Biography of Edgar D. Sherman
Madison County, NY Biographies





Sherman, Edgar D., son of Isaac C., and Catharine E. (Hollister) Sherman, was born in the village of Oneida, October 7, 1842. His father, a native of Massachusetts, died in Oneida June 1, 1896, in the eighty second year of his age; he had been a resident of the village of Oneida for a period of fifty four years, and was well known and universally esteemed throughout Madison county, serving frequently in positions of public trusts. Mr. Sherman was educated at Theodore Camp's school in Oneida, and when twenty two years of age engaged in business as a dairy farmer in Sherrill, Oneida county, where he had a farm of 100 acres. He settled in Oneida where he now resides in the fall of 1897. In politics Mr. Sherman has been a Democrat; he has never held public office of any kind. He first married in 1868, Augusta, daughter of John Sturtevant, of Augusta, Oneida county, N. Y., and of this union are three children: Clarence E., of Rochester; Harry A., of Oneida; and Edna M. For his second wife he married Miss Mary Weaver, a daughter of Jacob Weaver of Utica, N. Y.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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