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From: "KENTUCKY: A HISTORY OF THE STATE" by W.H.Perrin, J.H. Battle and G.C. Kniffin. Published in the 1880s.
WILLIAM HENRY SHERROD was born March 8, 1836, on the place where he now resides, in Ohio County, Kentucky. His father, ROBERT SHERROD, was born March 9, 1808, in TODD COUNTY, Kentucky, where he was reared and where he lived until 1835, when he located on Green River, Ohio County, where he died February 4, 1878. He was a
successful farmer. He was the youngest son of Robert Sherrod, a native of North Carolina, a pionerr of Todd County, who died in 1836, aged about seventy-three years.
Robert, Jr., was married April 11, 1832, to Margaret, daughter of Aaron and Judy (Stom) Smith, of Muhlenburgh County; she was born November 28, 1811, and is still living, and to them was born Sally A. (Taylor), William Henry, Thomas H., Lucinda C. (Jackson), Harrison W. (Cundiff) and Eliza J. (Smith), all living. William H. enjoyed good educational advantages in his youth. He has remained unmarried, having on hand the management of the homestead, consisting of 264 acres of well improved and productive land. On the farm is an abundance of superior coal, easy of access. Mr. Sherrod is a member of the
Masonic Fraternity and in politics a Democrat.
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