Myrtle Ida Sherman

Born: March 13, 1897 at Bennettsville, NY. Died: April 20, 1981 at Johnson City, Broome County, NY. She is buried at Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge NY. Her father was Schuyler Vanunsler Sherman Her mother was Lydia Abiah Olendorf She worked as the night telephone operator at the Bell Telephone office (in Afton, we believe). Myrtle was married Oct. 18, 1919 to Julian Vandewalker at Afton, NY. Julian fought in World War I and was badly injured by mustard gas, such that he died shortly after returning home from the war. Myrtle then married Glenn W. Rock on Sep. 27, 1926 at Afton, NY. Glenn was quite elderly at the time of their marriage, and he died a short time after they were married. Myrtle then married Benjamin H. Ward July 23, 1928 at Bainbridge, NY. Myrtle and Ben had these children together: 1934 Lloyd Ward 1936 Lila Ward 1938 Loren Ward The photo shown here is of Ben and Myrtle Ward; year is unknown. Birth info from Town Clerk's office, Bainbridge NY, Reg # 11439. Research by Millie Lockwood Genealogy HOME Search Tool.