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William Sherman Firestone1,2

Male
b. 7 May 1867, d. 17 February 1929


Father Isaac Firestone1 b. 7 March 1837, d. 26 February 1914
Mother Hannah Jane Dirrim1 b. circa 1839, d. 1912
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Family Amanda Ellen "Mandy" Knott b. 6 September 1875, d. 8 January 1960
Marriage* 28 January 1894  Angola, Steuben Co., IN, Principal=Amanda Ellen "Mandy" Knott3,6 
Children  1. Lura Vivian Firestone b. 1 Jun 1894 or 1 Jun 1895, d. Apr 1984
  2. Cecil Grace Firestone b. 27 May 1897, d. 4 Aug 1897
  3. Cora Ethel Firestone b. 27 May 1898, d. 26 May 1972
  4. Orval Dale Firestone b. 17 Dec 1900, d. 17 Jun 1961
  5. Walter Glen Firestone b. 28 Feb 1902, d. Mar 1902
  6. Clifford Waldo Firestone b. 3 Aug 1904, d. 24 Dec 1988
  7. Leland Delmas Firestone b. 29 Dec 1906, d. 18 Mar 1994
  8. William Kenneth Firestone b. 22 Nov 1911, d. 6 Jun 1991

Birth* 7 May 1867  Franklin Twp., De Kalb Co., IN, The gravestone has the date 7 May 1868.1,3,4 
Census* 1870  1870 Federal Census, Indiana, DeKalb County, Franklin Township, Series: M593, Roll: 309, Page: 307A, August 15
(enumerated with father, Isaac Firestone)
19, 125, 126, Firestone, William S, 3, M, W, , , , Indiana, , , , , , , , , ,1 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Williams County, Northwest Township, ED: 1, Series: T9, Roll: 1077, Page: 430A, June 2
(enumerated with father, Isaac Firestone)
34, 31, 31, Firestone, William S, W, M, 13, , Son, , , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Indiana, Indiana, Ohio5 
Marriage* 28 January 1894  Angola, Steuben Co., IN, Principal=Amanda Ellen "Mandy" Knott3,6 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Indiana, Steuben County, Fremont Township, Butler, ED: 97, Series: T623, Roll: 404, Page: 11A, June 12
Sheet 11A
37, 237, 267, Firestone, William, Head, W, M, May 7, 1867, 33, M, 6, , , Ohio, Unknown, Unknown, , , , Laborer Farm, 00, , Yes, Yes, Yes, R, , H,
38, 237, 267, Firestone, Mandy, Wife, W, F, Sep 6, 1875, 24, M, 6, 4, 2, Indiana, Virginia, Germany, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
39, 237, 267, Firestone, Vivian, Daughter, W, F, June 1, 1894, 5, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Indiana, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
40, 237, 267, Firestone, Ethel, Daughter, W, F, May 2, 1898, 2, S, , , , Indiana, Ohio, Indiana, , , , , , , , , , , , ,3 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 3, ED: 73, Series: T624, Roll: 1541, Page: 118B, April 18
Sheet 1B
57, 7, 7, Firestone, William S, Head, M, W, 42, M1, 16, , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , English, Farmer, General Farm, OA, , , Yes, Yes, , O, M, F, 7, , ,
58, 7, 7, Firestone, Amanda C, Wife, F, W, 34, M1, 16, 8, 5, Indiana, Virginia, Ger:Germany, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
59, 7, 7, Firestone, Lura V, Daughter, F, W, 14, S, , , , Ohio, Indiana, Indiana, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,
60, 7, 7, Firestone, Cora E, Daughter, F, W, 11, S, , , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,
61, 7, 7, Firestone, Orvile D, Son, M, W, 9, S, , , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , , None, , , , , , , Yes, , , , , , ,
62, 7, 7, Firestone, Clifford W, Son, M, W, 5, S, , , , Michigan, Indiana, Indiana, , , , None, , , , , , , No, , , , , , ,
63, 7, 7, Firestone, Leland D, Son, M, W, 3, S, , , , Michigan, Indiana, Indiana, , , , None, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,7 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Texas, Dallam County, Dalhart Town, Ward 1, ED: 44, Series: T625, Roll: 1790, Page: 28A, January 28
Sheet 10A, Charming Street
24, 119, 106, Firestone, William S, Head, O, F, F, W, 52, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Indiana, , Indiana, , Indiana, , Yes, Farmer, General Farm, OA,
25, 119, 106, Firestone, Ermanda, Wife, , , F, W, 45, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Indiana, , US, , Germany, German, Yes, None, , ,
26, 119, 106, Firestone, Orval, Son, , , M, W, 17, S, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Indiana, , Indiana, , Indiana, , Yes, Painter, Steam Railroad, W,
27, 119, 106, Firestone, Clifford, Son, , , M, W, 15, S, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Michigan, , Indiana, , Indiana, , Yes, None, , ,
28, 119, 106, Firestone, Leland, Son, , , M, W, 13, S, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Michigan, , Indiana, , Indiana, , Yes, None, , ,
29, 119, 106, Firestone, William, Son, , , M, W, 8, S, , , Yes, , , Texas, , Indiana, , Indiana, , , None, , ,8 
Death* 17 February 1929  Dalhart, Dallam Co., TX, Name: William Sherman Firestone
Death Date: 17 Feb 1929
Death Place: Dalhart, Dallam, Texas
Gender: Male
Race: w
Death Age: About 61 years
Estimated Birth Date: 1868
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Ind
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Isac Firestone
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Dirrin
Mother's Birthplace: Ind
Occupation: Laborer
Place of Residence:
Cemetery:
Burial Place: Dalhart
Burial Date: 19 Feb 1929
Additional Relatives:
Film Number: 2114762
Digital Film Number: 41651479 
Burial* after 17 February 1929  Memorial Park Cemetery, Dalhart, Dallam Co., TX, Inscription: William S. Firestone
May 7, 1868
Feb. 17, 19294


Citations
  1. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S942] TX Deaths 1903-2000.
  3. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S943] William Sherman Firestone Ancestors, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/a/y/M-J-Ray/GENE10-0001.html.
  7. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S838] Texas Deaths 1890-1976, online http://search.labs.familysearch.org.


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