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Comfort Sexton

Comfort Sexton[1]

Female 183 - 1925  (~ 174 years)


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  • Name Comfort Sexton 
    Born Feb 183  , Greene, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jul 1925  , Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age ~ 174 years 
    Buried 20 Jul 1925  Knightridge Cemetery, Night Ridge, Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Comfort F. Sexton Sherrill

      Birth: Feb., 1837
      Greene County
      Indiana, USA

      Death: Jul. 16, 1925
      Bloomington
      Monroe County
      Indiana, USA



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      Comfort married widower Wm Isaac Sherrill 25 Jun 1885, Monroe Co, Indiana. Comfort was Fieldon Sexton's sister. Daughter of Mary A Staten and James C. Sexton. Granddaughter of Mary "Polly" Cox & William Sexton, Great-Granddaughter of Comfort Smith and Benjamin Sexton. Comfort and Benjamin Sexton buried Cox's Cemetery, Kentucky.

      Friday, July 17, 1925
      Bloomington Evening World

      Mrs. Comfort Sherrill, 88 years old, died last night at the home of her [step] grandson, Elmer Sherrill. She had been ill for some time with a complication of diseases.
      Mrs Sherrill was the widow of the late William Isaac Sherrill, who preceeded her in death several years ago.
      Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 at the Knight Ridge Church, in charge of, Elder Monroe Swindler.
      Interment will be in the Knight Cemetery.



      Family links:
      Parents:
      James C. Sexton (1802 - 1874)
      Mary Staten Sexton (1802 - 1897)

      Spouse:
      William Isaac Sherrill (1835 - 1916)*

      Burial:
      Knightridge Cemetery
      Knight Ridge
      Monroe County
      Indiana, USA

      photo of headstone

      Created by: Ann Davis
      Record added: Mar 01, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 34326818
    Person ID I7973  Our Family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2014 

    Father Ancestors James C. Sexton,   b. 1802, , , Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1874, , Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Mary A. Staton,   b. 1802, , Bath, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1897, , Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1822  , Greene, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F3087  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Jul 1925 - Knightridge Cemetery, Night Ridge, Monroe, Indiana, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Personal records of Heather L. Sexton, Heather L. Sexton.

    2. [S11] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
      JAMES C. SEXTON; Male; Death: OCT 1874; Spouse: MARY ANN STATEN; Marriage: 11 JAN 1822 , Bath, Kentucky; No source information is available.
      Record submitted after 1991 by a member of the LDS Church.
      Search performed using PAF Insight on 18 Apr 2005