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Generation #5
Nancy Ann Warden and Calvin B. Sherrard

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2-1860 Census Blanchard Twp., Putnam Co., Ohio
(LDS film 805027)
3-1870 Cansus, Blanchard Twp., Putnam Co., Ohio
(LDS film 552759)
4-1880 History of Putnam Co., Ohio & 1895 Atlas


A great deal of my information and documentation regarding this family was generously shared by Steven Peters at; and Donna Austin at Thank you to both.

Nancy Ann Warden was born in Crawford Co., Ohio, on July 25, 1831, the daughter of Sampson Warden and Jane Shay. She died November 14, 1876, in Blanchard Twp., Putnam Co., Ohio. On May 1, 1853, Nancy married Calvin B. Sherrard (he born in 1825, in Falls Twp., Muskingum Co., Ohio, the son of Henry Sherrard and Barbara Radabaugh. Calvin married second on September 25, 1879, to Jane E. Woodruff (who had been previously married to someone yet unknown).

Children born to Calvin B. Sherrard and Nancy Ann Warden, all in Putnam Co., Ohio, were:

1-Leander Franklin Sherrard, born February 14, 1850:
1-Barbara Sherrard, born July 3, 1853:
2-John Calvin Sherrard, born March 2, 1856:
3-William H. Sherrard, born November 8, 1858, died June 27, 1870:
4-Peter A. Sherrard, born April 20, 1861:
5-Lyman Sherrard, born March 1862, died September 1863:
6-Isaac P. Sherrard, born October 7, 1866:
7-Mary E. Sherrard, born March 7, 1871:
8-Joseph W. Sherrard, born February 18, 1874

1860 Census Blanchard Twp., Putnam Co., Ohio (LDS film 805027)

Sherrard, C.B., farmer, age 34, $1200.00 real estate, $900.00 personal property, all family members b.Ohio:
Nancy, age 29:
Franklin, age 10:
Barbara, age 7:
John, age 4:
William, age 2:

1870 Cansus, Blanchard Twp., Putnam Co., Ohio (LDS film 552759)

Sherrod, C.B., age 44, farmer:
Barbara, age 16:
Calvin, age 14:
William, age 11:
Peter, age 11:
A three year old whose name wasn’t legible, possibly Isaac P. Sherrard:

1880 History of Putnam Co., Ohio & 1895 Atlas

Calvin B. Sherrard --- son of Henry and Barbara (Radabaugh) Sherrard, was born in Falls Township, Muskingum County, Ohio, September 12, 1825. He came with his parents to Putnam County in 1838, and was married May 1, 1853, to Nancy A., daughter of Sampson and Jane (Shay) Warden. He married a second time to Mrs. Jane E. (could be Hein, can’t make the name out), daughter of Samuel Woodruff, September 25, 1879. His second wife was born in Ashland County, March 18, 1845, to whom he was married September 23, 1879. Nine children comprised his family; Leander F., now in California, born February 14, 1850; Barbara, born July 3, 1853; John Calvin, March 2, 1856; William h., November 8, 1858, died June 27, 1870; Peter A., born April 20, 1861; Lyman, March 6, 1862, died September 1863; Isaac P., born October 7, 1866; Mary E., March 7, 1871; Joseph W., February 18, 1874. With the exception of the eldest in California, all the living children are at home. Mr. Sherrard was a member of Company A, Twenty-first O.V.I. and was in service three months. Occupation farmer. Post-office address Leipsic.

A second article in the same book refers to a brother to Calvin. I will add it here in case it is helpful to other Sherrard and related families researchers:

William R. Sherrard --- is the present superintendant of the Putnam County infirmary, with his post-office address at Gilboa. He was born February 2, 1824, in Muskingum County, Ohio, and is the son of Henry and Barbara (Radabaugh) Sherrard, who settled in Putnam COunty in 1838. He married Mary Jane, daughter of Charles and Mary Ann (Dyer) Caddy, in Gilboa, Ohio, August 19, 1850, his wife's parents having moved to the county two years before. Their family consists of eight children; Almeda, born March 16, 1852; Eva, June 10, 1854; Annie C. and Charles C. (twins), November 23, 1856; William Chester and Mary Hester (twins), September 9, 1858 --- the latter died January 5, 1870; Harry Bassett, born May 18, 1862; Everett, May 11, 1973. The second, third, and fourth children reside in the township. Robert Caddy, brother of Mrs. Sherrard, was killed at Chickamauga, August 29, 1862, and her brother, Ancel B., died at Frot Donelson, March 3, 1863, of typhoid fever. Mr. Sherrard was elected land appraiser in 1870, has been a school director twenty-one years, township clerk about twelve years, and has been superintendant of the infirmary four years.

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