Frances Marie ShermanBorn: July 15, 1932 at Afton, NY. Died: August 2, 1996 She is buried at: (unknown). Her father was Ralph Ward Sherman Her mother was Myrtle Beatrice Merritt She was married to Dean Alton Morse on March 27, 1954 at the First Baptist Church in Bainbridge, NY. They had two children together. Info from Town Clerks office, Afton, NY; births page 44, Reg # 8. Born at 10:30 AM. N.B. Her name may be spelled "Francis" rather than "Frances". Genealogy HOME Search Tool. Here is a 1946 Group Photo showing Frances and her twelve siblings.