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Gertrude Adams (abt. 1839 - 1930)

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Gertrude Adams
Born about in Helena, Arkansasmap
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Wife of — married in Arkansasmap
[children unknown]
Died in Illinoismap
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She was born in Helena, Arkansas. She married Eleazer Sherman in Arkansas on Christmas Eve, 1860, and then must have removed to Missouri, where her first two children were born. They then moved to Kentucky by 1869, and then to Illinois by 1878, where they remained. She died in Springfield, Illinois in 1930.


  1. Helen, b abt 1862 Missouri (died single in Chicago, 1889[1])
  2. Irene, b abt 1866 Missouri
  3. Hattie, b abt 1869 Kentucky
  4. Mary, b abt 1872 Kentucky
  5. Gracie, b abt 1873 Kentucky (her birth is recorded in Michigan, 8 Dec 1873[2])
  6. John, b abt 1878 Illinois


  1. "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994," database, FamilySearch ( : 17 May 2016), Helen A Sherman, 06 May 1889; citing Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, source reference 11783, record number , Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,030,940.
  2. "Michigan Births, 1867-1902," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 June 2015), 004206336 > image 843 of 848; citing Department of Vital Records, Lansing.

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