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Sherwood, Ada Simpson -- 1861-


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Ada Simpson Sherwood Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.43
Abstract Ada Simpson was born on January 25, 1861 in Carlton, New York but spent most of her early life in rural Michigan.  At the age of sixteen, she obtained a teacher’s certificate and became a rural school teacher while at the same time working toward the high school diploma. She married Alva Sherwood in 1888. In 1905 she was tragically widowed; this event marked the next phase of Sherwood’s career during which she would begin her life-long dream of higher education.  Along with her son and...
Dates: Created: 1888 - 1955; Other: Majority of material found in 1912-1952