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The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, October 14, 1937.
          Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cherry  Shelbyville rural route 4, are the parents of a five-pound and eight-ounce boy, born at the Major hospital at 8:20 Thursday morning.  The infant has been named  George Elliott.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
August 3, 1936
Page 3   column 1
S O C I E T Y   N E W S
Frances Phares, Society Editor
          The fifteen annual reunion of the Cherry family was held Sunday at Riley park, in Greenfield with seventy-seven members of the family present.
          The day's activities were opened with a Sunday school hour with  Gordon Thurston,  of Shelbyville, conducting the lesson.  At the noon hour a pitch-in dinner was enjoyed.  Claude C. Cherry,  of southwest of Shelbyville, asking the blessing.
          During the afternoon business session, in charge of  Norman Thurston,  of Shelbyville, president, it was decided to hold the 1937 convention the first Sunday in August, at the Laura Morrison park in Shelbyville.
          Officers next year will be  Russell Cherry,  of Jackson township, Shelby county, president;  Miss Minta Cherry,  Fountaintown, vice-president;  George Cherry,  Fountaintown, secretary, and  Mrs. Gordon Thurston,  Shelbyville, treasurer.  Mrs. Claude Cherry  and  Mrs Sally Cherry  were appointed on the program committee for next year.
          The afternoon program consisted of readings by  Mrs. Squire Parker,  Minta Cherry,  Miriam Rose Parker,  Mrs. Russell Cherry  and  Paula Cherry,  daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Cherry,  of Indianapolis.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
Thursday March 20, 1924
          Omer A. Cherry of this city, has filed a complaint for a divorce against  Mrs. Ardie L. Cherry, in the Shelby Circuit Court.  He also asks for the custody of their daughter, Pansy L. Cherry Cheney and Tolen are attorneys for the plaintiff.
          The couple was married April 8, 1917, and separated November 24, 1923.  Mr. Cherry charges that his wife lost all affection for him, and told him that she did not care for him.  He alleges that she nagged and quarreled with him because other women had finer clothing that he was able to provide for her.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Daily  Democrat
Monday October 30, 1905
          Alonzo Cherry has filed suit in the circuit court asking for divorce from Mary E. Cherry.  The parties reside in Hanover township.  It is alleged in the complaint that the defendant abandoned the plaintiff without cause, that she has formed the habit of associating with men of lascivious character, and that she is guilty of acts of an unnatural and inhuman nature.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Monday, September 25, 1905
Page 1
          The Fairland Regulars will play to Shelbyville Grays in this city next Sunday.  Manager Cherry  has chartered a special car to leave [this paragraph continues, but my copy ends here - pmf]
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, October 4, 1898
           If the townships of Washington, Liberty and Union had not succeeded in sustaining the suits they brought to prevent the payment of enormous bills for alleged school supplies shipped into the townships, the townships would have been bankrupted.  The individual who sold the school supplies now says he is the controlling power of the Democratic party in Shelby county; that he sways the board of county commissioners and that he will control  Cherry  and  Barnes  if they are elected.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
July 28, 1894
Page 4   column 1
          All members of Dumont Post No. 18, are requested to meet at Post Headquarters at 1 o'clock sharp Sunday, July 29th, to attend the funeral f comrade  Oliver P.Cherry.
T. Wilkes,  Commander              
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
December 31, 1891
Page 3
          Trustee James Cherry  of Hendricks township, was up to see his friends in the Democrat office Wednesday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Republican
Monday, July 21, 1884
          Marriage license have been issued to the following persons since our last report:  Hugh T. Graham  and  Phoebe L. Cherry;  James R. Harbrough  and  Mattie Gwynne.
Contributed by Marcia Stinson

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