1883 Ralph Ward ShermanBorn: Nov. 6, 1883 at Afton/Bainbridge, Chenango County, NY Died: July 1, 1962 at Sidney, Delaware County, NY. He was born at home on the Sherman family farm in Afton/Bainbridge. He died in the hospital at Sidney. He is buried at Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge, Chenango County, NY His father was 1853 Schuyler Vanunsler Sherman His mother was 1859 Lydia Abiah Olendorf Ralph was married to 1888 Myrtle Beatrice Merritt on Oct. 8, 1908, at Bettsburg Corners (or Vallonia Springs), New York; this was probably on the Merritt family farm, which was reputed to be across Route 41 from the Pulis/Livingston farm. Ralph and Myrtle had 13 children: 1909 Kenneth Arthur Sherman. 1911 Earl Merritt Sherman. 1913 Lawrence Sherman. 1914 Maurice Ivan Sherman. 1916 Zilphia Anna Sherman. 1918 Florence Louella Sherman. 1920 Lena Grace Sherman. 1922 Alvin Lee Sherman. 1923 Clifford Wilson Sherman. 1925 Clarence Robert Sherman. 1927 Wesley Eugene Sherman. 1928 Mildred Irene Sherman. 1932 Frances Marie Sherman. The 1910 census for Afton, Chenango County, NY lists: Ralph, age 25 Myrtle, age 21 Kenneth, age 8 months Info is from obituaries and family members; research by Millie Lockwood. Genealogy HOME Search Tool.