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Identifier

Accession 311

Inclusive Dates

1727-1979

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

12,000 pieces, 6.00 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

Iva LaRou Sherer (1897-1992) was genealogist and historian from York County, SC. She is buried in Sharon Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Sharon, SC.

Scope and Content Note

Iva LaRou Sherer (1897-1992) was genealogist and historian from York County, SC. She is buried in Sharon Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Sharon, SC. The Iva LaRou Sherer Papers consist of correspondence, land grants, deeds, census records, Bible and church records, maps, estate records, family histories, lineage sheets, pedigree charts, family trees, newspaper clippings, articles, biographical sketches, microfilm, and notes compiled by Iva LaRou Sherer and her son David in researching the family history. The material relates mainly to the Sherer family and to counties in the northwestern section of South Carolina and the southwestern section of North Carolina. There is some material related to other states and countries, as well as other people connected to the Sherer family. Family names include Beval, Bratton, Brown, Bryan, Black, Caveny, Dowdle/White, Feemster, Ferguson, Fowler, Gettys, Goodner, Gregorie, Hartness, Hayes, Heyl, Horton/Ogburn/Ussery/Croxton, Ingram, Love, McLaughlin, McSwain/Welchel, Maddock, Miller, Minter, Neely, Pratt, Sherer/Shearer, Sherer/Akers, Sherer/Gross, Sherer/Rogers, Sutton, Thomas, Turner, Wallace, and Wilson.

Provenance

The papers of Iva LaRou Sherer were donated to the Archives on April 8, 1980 by Mrs. Iva LaRou Sherer and her husband Dr. P.G. Sherer.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Iva Larou  Sherer Papers - Accession 311

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