1935 Charles Stewart Sherman

Born: Apr. 4, 1935 at Afton, Chenango County, NY. Died: Mar. 8, 2013 at Norwich, Chenango County, NY. His father was 1891 William C. Sherman His mother was 1896 Helen Mae Snedeker He was married to Marcia Joan Miller on January 16, 1955 at Afton, NY. They had three children together: Charles Stewart Sherman Jr. (aka "Chuck") Randy Louis Sherman David Lee Sherman As of 2011, Charlie and Marcia were still living on the old Sherman homestead near Afton, on Sherman Hill Road at East Afton Road. In the photo shown here, Charlie is at the far left in the back. Seated at front are his parents. The year is 1970. Charlie was a musician, nationally known and highly respected; he played the violin (or "fiddle"), and started a blue-grass band called "The Ridge Runners". Here you can listen to clip #1 of Charlie's Band c.1970 #1. Here you can listen to clip #2 of Charlie's Band c.1970 #2. Here you can listen to clip #3 of Charlie's Band c.1970 #3. The narrator in the first clip is Charlie's cousin, 1926 Ruth Esther Sherman. As Charlie used to sign off after an evening's performance: "This is your old friend Charlie Sherman and The Ridge Runners saying good night, drive careful and may God bless each and every one of you...Good Night." Here is an aerial photo of the Sherman Homestead, taken in 1959. Genealogy HOME Search Tool.