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Title UA3 President's Office Series 1. Henry Hardin Cherry Subseries 7. Personal Papers Subseries 1. Family Papers
Creator Cherry, Henry Hardin, 1864-1937
Description Personal papers of Henry Hardin Cherry which includes correspondence with his mother, wife, children, brothers, nieces and nephews.
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1906
Year Range To 1937
Admin / Biog History Henry Hardin Cherry was born November 16, 1864 in Warren County, Kentucky, the seventh son of George Washington and Martha Frances (Stahl) Cherry.

Cherry married Bess Fayne on April 3, 1896. The couple had three children: Josephine 1899-, Elizabeth 1911 and Henry Jr. 1916.

George & Martha (Stahl) Cherry were married in 1850 and had nine sons and no daughters:
Jeremiah T. 1852-1936
Isaac L. 1854-1918
John W. 1856-1912
Allen A. 1857-1881
William Bailey 1860-1921
T.C. 1862
Henry 1964
George W. 1867-1936
Redford C. 1871-1917

Jeremiah Taylor Cherry had several children who corresponded with Henry Cherry:

Ira Ithiel Cherry 1876-1957 [aka Arthur Ray] and wife Anabel
Ariel Clarence Cherry 1878-1961
Nell Grace Cherry 1899-
Elizabeth Elliot Cherry 1890-1889
Frances Willard Cherry 1899-

Isaac Lafayette Cherry's children who corresponded with Henry Cherry:
George L. 1891-1954 and wife Agnes
Laura Ethel Falls 1895-1962
Emma Cherry

John Wesley Cherry's wife and children corresponded with Henry Cherry:
May Cherry 1865-1930
May Belle 1893-1977
John Jr. 1894-1920

T.C. Cherry's son Harold 1900-1986

George Cherry's children:
Frances Swayne 1905-
George III 1907-1967

Redford Columbus Cherry's children:
Bess 1905-
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Political campaigns
Railroad travel
People Cherry, Henry Hardin, 1864-1937
Cherry, Bess Fayne, 1877-1954
Cherry, Thomas Crittenden, 1862-1947
Search Terms Cherry family
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Associated Material Shepherdsville Train Wreck, Redford Cherry, Filson Club History Quarterly, January 1964, p. 36
Related Materials UA1F WKU Archives Multimedia Resources
UA2 - Board of Regents Records
UA37.1 - Bess Cherry Personal Papers
Redford Cherry, Southern Educator, April 1899, p. 6
Catalog Number UA3.1.7.1
Dates of Creation 1906-1937
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent .25 cu. ft.
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA3.1.7
Level of Description Subseries
Disciplines Political Science
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Family, Life Course, and Society
Containers Cherry Family
Allen Cherry Family
Redford Cherry's Family
Jeremiah Cherry Family
Cherry, Jeremiah, 1852-1936
Cherry, Bess 1877-1954
Cherry, Martha 1832-1919
Lowman, Josephine 1899-1983
Kellogg, Elizabeth 1911-1987
Cherry, Henry Jr. 1916-1980
Cherry, Isaac & Laura 1854-1918
Isaac Cherry Family
Cherry, John 1856-1912
John Cherry Family
William Cherry Family
Cherry, T.C. 1862-1947
Cherry, Harold 1900-1986
Cherry, George 1867-1936
Cherry, George 1867-1936
George Cherry Family
Cherry, Redford 1871-1917
Cherry, Douglas
Clark, A.P. & Maybell
Cherry, Elijah
Cherry, Eugene
Personal Correspondence
Wedding Invitations
Bills and Receipts
Bills and Receipts
Bills and Receipts
Bills and Receipts
Bills and Receipts
Bills and Receipts
Bills and Receipts
T.C. Cherry Family