Nunda Herald, August 12, 1897
Martha B. Sherwood
Mrs. Martha B. Sherwood died at her home 150 South State street, Elgin, Monday afternoon, August 9, 1897. She was the mother of Judge D. B. Sherwood, and has lived at his home a number of years. She was born in Vermont, November 2, 1804. For fifty-two years she had been a resident of this state and this vicinity. She had been an invalid for some time and her death was not unexpected, being brought about by exhaustion. Funeral took place in the Episcopal Church at Algonquin at --------------.