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37. Photo Hazel Arvilla Sargent was born on 4 Nov 1893 in Rome Township, Jefferson County, Illinois. She lived in Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois before 1911.27 She was a cook. She died on 9 Jan 1983 in Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois. The date of death might have been 10 Jan 1983. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois.15

Hazel Arvilla Sargent and Frank Clauson Cherry were married on 25 Jun 1911 in Dix, Jefferson County, Illinois.27 Photo Frank Clauson Cherry28 (son of James Columbus Cherry and Alice Pauline "Doll" Johnson) was born on 28 Jun 1888 in Jefferson County, Illinois. He appeared in the census on 1 Jun 1900 in Shiloh Township, Jefferson County, Illinois.29 He died of heart failure on 30 Dec 1968 in Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois.30 He was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois.15 I remember my Grandpa Cherry as a wonderful man with a streak of orneriness. He is the one that taught me about electric fences and old ganders. He used to sit outside on the swing with a plug of chewing tobacco because Grandma wouldn't let him in the house with it. He was square shouldered and average height (to me as a child, he was tall). He wore a size 16 shirt to get it over his large shoulders but it was loose around the middle. His favorite shirts were red-plaid flannel. We gave him a box of chocolates every Christmas and then the grand kids teased him by trying to get to the candy. His old dog was named Shep, he had a tame bull named Redbud and a mean gander named Frank (because his call sounded like he was saying Frank). - Frankie

The following tidbit on the Cherry name was provided by Jim & Barbara Chandler on July 30, 2003 on the Cherry surname list on RootsWeb.com:

THE NAME AND FAMILY OF CHERRY
Compiled by The Media Research Bureau
Washington, D.C.

The name of Cherry is derived from the residence of its first bearers at or near a cherry tree or at a place so named. It is found in ancient English and early American records in the various forms of Cherie, Chirir, Chery, Cherye, Cherey, Cherrey, Cherrie, Cherrye, and Cherry, of which is the spelling used most frequently in America in modern times.

Families bearing this name were seated at early dates in the English Counties of Derby, Chester, Berkshire, Surrey, and Hereford, as well as in the city and vicinity of London. These families were, generally speaking, of the landed gentry of Great Britian.

Among the earliest definite records of the name in England are those of William Chirie or Cherie, of Derbyshire, about the year 1273; and those of William Chery or Cherry, who was living in the twenty-first year of the reign of King Henry the Sixth, about the year 1460. These records are, however, only fragmentary.

* Cherry Line, 1st, English
Based on Surnames in the United Kingdom; Kerry's Hist. and Antiquities of the Hundred of Bray, Bray, Berkshire, 1861; Pedigree of Cherry of Maidenhead and Bray, given here. The family name in France, being "de Cherres", readily changed in English to Cherries and so to Cherry.
Hazel Arvilla Sargent and Frank Clauson Cherry had the following children:

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Unnamed Cherry was born in 1912. She died in 1912. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois.15

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Alice Pauline Cherry was born in 1914. She died in 1914. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois.15

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iii.

Helen Arvilla Cherry.

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iv.

Neil Franklin Cherry.

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v.

John Hall Cherry.