It listed his father just as John Sterling b. 1840
For Cordelia - parents Thomas Fisher b. 1838 Anna Medina Rabenold (no dates)
Parents for Thomas Fisher Tilghman Fisher 1817 Catherine _______1817
7 Sterling children listed
Edith K. 1889 Edward M.1891 Samuel E. 1892 William O. 1897 Herman L.1899 Emery l.1902 Howard E. 1905
Death Records - 2 possibilities because of the "W"
John W Sterling Date of Death: 20 Aug 1946 Place of Death: Spokane Age: 79 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867 Gender: Male Certificate: 1282 (No spouse listed)
John Wm. Sterling Birth Date: 19 Oct 1868 Birth Place: New London, IA Death Date: 2 Jul 1943 Death Place: Stronghurst, Henderson, Illinois Burial Date: 4 Jul 1943 Burial Place: Stronghurst, Henderson, Ill. Cemetery Name: Olena Cemetery Death Age: 74 Occupation: Farmer Race: White Marital Status: M Gender: Male Residence: Stronghurst Father Name: Robert Sterling Father Birth Place: MO. Mother Name: Lucretia Pryor Mother Birth Place: New London, IA. Spouse Name: Maude Sterling FHL Film Number: 1983457 (Different spouse)
Sorry I could not pin it more solidly down for you.