This week we take a look at the lineage of the Sheets surname as it pertains to my family’s history.
Earliest Known Ancestor
Sylvester Clark Sheets, my 3rd great-grandfather, was born 29 Dec 1840 in Tiffin, Ohio. He married Louisa Margaret Schofield on 27 Oct 1864 in Porter County, Indiana. Sylvester was a Union soldier in the Civil War and served as a private in Company B, 151st Regiment, Indiana Infantry. He died 16 Nov 1898 in Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana.
Sheets Family Lineage
Jessica Marie Cole > Douglass Lyal Cole > Duane Lyal Cole (1929 – 1994) > Lyal Newton Cole (1908 – 1955) > Wilhimena Isabelle Sheets (1886 – 1953) > Sylvester Clark Sheets (1840 – 1898)