Florence Louella ShermanBorn: Feb. 8, 1918 at Afton, NY. Died: Unknown She is buried at: (unknown). Her father was Ralph Ward Sherman Her mother was Myrtle Beatrice Merritt She was married to Ralph Otto Ireland on Nov. 14, 1947 at Union Valley, NY. Ralph Otto Ireland was born Sep. 13, 1923 and died Jan. 20, 1961. Other family records state that they were married Nov. 15, 1948 in the Union Valley Methodist Church in New York. They had three children together: 1948 Wallace Ralph Ireland born Oct. 15, 1948 (married Kathleen Rae Rothwell) 1952 Edward Stephen Ireland born July 12, 1952 (married Diana Lynne Lambert) 1957 Barbara Marie Ireland born Nov. 25, 1957 (married Ralph Frank Gray) Info from Afton Town Clerk's office, Registry of births, page 46, Reg. # 2. Genealogy HOME Search Tool. Here is a 1946 Group Photo showing Florence and her twelve siblings.