Maurice Ivan ShermanBorn: Dec. 18, 1914 at Afton, NY. Died: June 29, 1952 at Afton, NY. He is buried at: (unknown). His father was Ralph Ward Sherman His mother was Myrtle Beatrice Merritt He was married to (1917.07.20) Susan Bennett on Sep. 12, 1936 at Uncle Lynn Jones home in Bradford, NY. They had these children together: 1937 Melrose Jean Sherman born Mar. 27, 1937 (married Thomas James Kelly) 1940 Chester Lynn Sherman born Sep. 30, 1940 (married Shirley Marie Gordon) 1945 Howard Francis Sherman born Feb. 17, 1945 (married Lonna Cheryl Eaton) 1948 Donald Lewis Sherman born Sep. 10, 1948 (married Barbara Jean Schaffer) Info from Town Clerk's office, Afton NY; birth book 1914-1932, Reg # 24, page 12. His death was by suicide; recorded page 93, #3. Genealogy HOME Search Tool. Here is a 1946 Group Photo showing Maurice and all his twelve siblings.