Savilla (Sherman) Musselman
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Savilla (Sherman) Musselman (abt. 1841 - 1927)

Savilla Musselman formerly Sherman
Born about in West Manheim Township, York, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at about age 85 in Manchester, Carroll, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Savilla Sherman was born on 18 Apr 1841 in West Manheim, York, Pennsylvania to parents Henry Sherman and Maria Catherine Gehret. She married George Washington Musselman on 6 Sep 1857 in West Manheim, York, Pennsylvania. Children: Henry Sherman, George Washington Jr., Elizabeth Catharine (Lizzie), Mary Jane (Molly), Jacob Elwood, Anna Rebecca. She died on 29 Mar 1927 in Manchester, Carroll, Maryland.

Her name was spelled a couple different ways. The first name was written Cebilla, Cybilla, Cevilla, Sybilla or Savilla. It is believed she changed it to Savilla years later, especially after she moved to Maryland. The surname had spellings of Schuermann, Schirmann, Scherman and finally Sherman.

1880- widow (age 49 yrs.), lived in Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland caring for her 5 children under the ages of 21 yrs.

1893 - cared for her granddaughter, Eva S. Bixler after her daughter, Mary Jane died. The father, Charles Bixler unable to care for a young daughter

1900- lived at 80 Main Street, Manchester, Maryland, three living children, owned house, no mortgage, had son, Jacob E. and his family living with her. Jacob and Mary Hester had been married 3 years and he was a cigar maker.


  • York County, Pennsylvania, 1763-1869: St. David's/Sherman's Reformed and Lutheran Church [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000. 21:16, 9 September 2020 (UTC)

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