1891 William Crandall ShermanBorn: Sep. 5, 1891 at Afton, Chenango County, NY. Died: Dec. 20, 1972 at Johnson City, Broome County, NY. He is buried at Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge, NY. His father was 1853 Schuyler Vanunsler Sherman His mother was 1859 Lydia Abiah Olendorf He was married January 1, 1913 to 1896 Helen Mae Snedeker at Masonville, NY. William and Helen had seven children: 1915 Leta Mae Sherman 1916 Viola Ann Sherman 1920 Morrell Arthur Sherman 1923 Doris Gladys Sherman 1931 Wilford Allen Sherman 1935 Charles Stewart Sherman 1938 Nancy Irene Sherman The 1920 census for Afton, Chenango County, NY lists: William, age 28 Helen, age 24 Leta M., age 4 years and 11 months Viola, age 3 years and 10 months Mary E. Stefans (or possibly 'Stevens') age 21, a boarder Info from Reg # 246-B of births, Afton, NY, and from family members. Research by Mildred Faith Sherman Lockwood aka Millie Lockwood The photo at top right shows William with horses on the Sherman Homestead; it appears to have been taken about 1920. The photo below appears to have been taken in the late 1930's. Here is a photo of William and Helen on their wedding day, taken January 1, 1913. Here is a photo of William and Helen on their 50th wedding anniversary, taken January 1, 1963. The entire family is shown in this 1970 family photo. Genealogy HOME Search Tool.