1896 Helen Mae Snedeker

Born: Jan. 1, 1896 at Sanford, NY Died: Jan. 21, 1993 at Dickinson, NY She is buried at Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge, Chenango County, NY Her father was Charles Snedeker. Her mother was Nellie Bertha Gould. The photo of Helen at top right was taken about 1910; she was 14. She was married Jan. 1, 1913 to 1891 William C. Sherman at Masonville, NY. The photo shown here was taken on their 50th wedding anniversary, January 1, 1963. 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 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. Here is a photo of Helen with her two half-brothers, Harvey and Harold Butts. Helen appears to be about 12 years old in this photo, which would place it around 1908. Her birth registration is # 231 at Sanford, NY. Info from Helen before she passed away, and from the 1920 census for Afton NY. Register of births # 698, Afton NY. Other info from family members. Research by Mildred Faith Sherman Lockwood aka Millie Lockwood Photo below is William and Helen on their wedding day in 1913: Genealogy HOME Search Tool.