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Elizabeth Baldwin Sherman

Female 1823 - 1917  (93 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizabeth Baldwin Sherman was born on 27 Oct 1823 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut (daughter of Roger Sherman and Susanna Staples); died on 10 Mar 1917 in Nordhoff, California.

    Notes:

    Nordhoff, California was renamed Ojai during World War I.

    Elizabeth married Thomas Anthony Thacher on 1 Aug 1860 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. Thomas (son of Peter Thacher and Ann Parks) was born on 11 Jan 1815 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut; died on 7 Apr 1886 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Thacher was born on 22 Sep 1868 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 14 Aug 1952 in Marin, California.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Roger Sherman was born on 16 Jul 1768 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut (son of Roger Sherman and Rebecca Prescott); died on 5 Mar 1856 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Shortly after the Revolution, he spent two weeks visiting George Washington at Mount Vernon.

    On 31 Jan 1794, with his uncle Benjamin Prescott, he formed the firm of Prescott & Sherman, trading in dry goods, groceries, navigation, shoemaking, and tanning.

    Representative for New Haven in the Connecticut General Assembly, May and October 1810 and May 1811.

    Roger married Susanna Staples on 7 Jan 1801 in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut. Susanna (daughter of Rev. John Staples and Susanna Perkins) was born on 20 Aug 1778 in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut; died on 22 Nov 1855 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Susanna Staples was born on 20 Aug 1778 in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut (daughter of Rev. John Staples and Susanna Perkins); died on 22 Nov 1855 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 1. Elizabeth Baldwin Sherman was born on 27 Oct 1823 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 10 Mar 1917 in Nordhoff, California.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Roger Sherman was born on 19 Apr 1721 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of William Sherman and Mehetabel Wellington); died on 23 Jul 1793 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    "Sherman is especially notable in United States history for being the only person to sign all four great state papers of the United States: the United States Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Association, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution. Robert Morris, who did not sign the Articles of Association, signed the other three." [Wikipedia]

    1745-1752 Surveyor New Haven County
    1752-1758 Surveyor Litchfield County
    1754 February Admitted to the Bar of Litchfield County
    1755-1759 Justice of the Peace Litchfield County
    1755-1756 1758-1761 Deputy for New Milford to General Assembly
    1759-1761 Justice of Quorum County Court for County
    1759 Commissary of Supplies for Connecticut at Albany NY
    1760-1772 In mercantile business in New Haven
    1765-1776 Treasurer of Yale College
    1764-1766 Deputy for New Haven to General Assembly
    1765 May Justice of the Peace, New Haven County
    1765 October Justice of the Quorum, New Haven County
    1766-1789 Judge of Superior Court of Connecticut
    1768 Received degree of Master of Arts from Yale College
    1774-1781 and 1784 Delegate to Continental Congress
    1774 Signed Articles of Association
    1774 Signed Address to the King
    1776 Signed Declaration of Independence
    1777 Delegate to Currency and Anti Monopoly Conventions at Springfield Mass
    1777-1779 and 1782 Member of Council of Safety of Connecticut
    1778 Signed Articles of Confederation
    1778 Delegate to Convention on regulation of prices at New Haven
    1783 Revised the Connecticut Laws with Judge Richard Law
    1784-1793 First Mayor of New Haven
    1787 Delegate to Constitutional Convention
    1787 Signed the Constitution of The United States
    1788 Delegate from New Haven to Convention of Connecticut which ratified the Constitution of the United States
    1789-1791 Representative for Connecticut in Congress of the United States
    1791 June until death July 23 1793 United States Senator for Connecticut

    Roger married Rebecca Prescott on 12 May 1763 in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts. Rebecca (daughter of Benjamin Prescott and Rebecca Minot) was born on 20 May 1742 in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 19 Apr 1813 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Rebecca Prescott was born on 20 May 1742 in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of Benjamin Prescott and Rebecca Minot); died on 19 Apr 1813 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Also spelled Rebekah.

    Children:
    1. 2. Roger Sherman was born on 16 Jul 1768 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 5 Mar 1856 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  Rev. John Staples was born on 23 Apr 1742 (son of Deacon Seth Staples and Hannah Standish); died on 15 Feb 1804.

    Notes:

    A graduate of Princeton in 1765, he was the Congregational minister of the parish of Westminster, in Canterbury, Connecticut, for over thirty years.

    Rev. married Susanna Perkins. Susanna (daughter of Matthew Perkins and Hannah Bishop) was born on 29 Jan 1753; died on 10 Sep 1810. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Susanna Perkins was born on 29 Jan 1753 (daughter of Matthew Perkins and Hannah Bishop); died on 10 Sep 1810.

    Notes:

    "Sufanna ye Daughter of Matthew Perkins & his wife Hannah was born January 29: 1752." [Norwich Vital Records, citation details below.]

    Children:
    1. Seth Perkins Staples was born on 1 Sep 1776 in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut; died on 6 Nov 1861 in New York, New York.
    2. 3. Susanna Staples was born on 20 Aug 1778 in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut; died on 22 Nov 1855 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Sherman was born on 28 Jun 1692 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Joseph Sherman and Elizabeth Winship); died on 20 Mar 1741 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    William married Mehetabel Wellington on 13 Sep 1715 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Mehetabel (daughter of Benjamin Wellington and Elizabeth Sweetman) was born on 26 Feb 1688 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mehetabel Wellington was born on 26 Feb 1688 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Benjamin Wellington and Elizabeth Sweetman).

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 4 Mar 1688

    Children:
    1. 4. Roger Sherman was born on 19 Apr 1721 in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 23 Jul 1793 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.
    2. Rev. Josiah Sherman was born on 1 Apr 1729 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 25 Nov 1789 in Woodbridge, New Haven, Connecticut.

  3. 10.  Benjamin Prescott was born on 29 Jan 1717 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts (son of Rev. Benjamin Prescott and Elizabeth Higginson); died on 18 Aug 1778 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Benjamin married Rebecca Minot on 12 Aug 1741 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Rebecca (daughter of Col. James Minot and Martha Lane) was born on 5 May 1720 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 8 Oct 1761 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Rebecca Minot was born on 5 May 1720 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Col. James Minot and Martha Lane); died on 8 Oct 1761 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 15 May 1720, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 5. Rebecca Prescott was born on 20 May 1742 in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 19 Apr 1813 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

  5. 12.  Deacon Seth Staples was born in 1699 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts (son of Deacon John Staples and Hannah); died on 20 Mar 1778; was buried in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1699
    • Alternate death: 25 Mar 1778, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Died of smallpox.

    Deacon married Hannah Standish on 4 Jan 1722 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Hannah (daughter of Ebenezer Standish and Hannah Sturtevant) was born on 6 Mar 1704; died on 5 Apr 1774; was buried in Neck of Land Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Hannah Standish was born on 6 Mar 1704 (daughter of Ebenezer Standish and Hannah Sturtevant); died on 5 Apr 1774; was buried in Neck of Land Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 6. Rev. John Staples was born on 23 Apr 1742; died on 15 Feb 1804.

  7. 14.  Matthew Perkins was born in in of Lisbon, Connecticut (son of Deacon Joseph Perkins and Martha Morgan); died on 3 May 1773 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1 Aug 1713, Norwich, New London, Connecticut

    Matthew married Hannah Bishop on 19 Apr 1739 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Hannah (daughter of Samuel Bishop and Sarah Fobes) was born on 2 Aug 1722 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Hannah Bishop was born on 2 Aug 1722 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (daughter of Samuel Bishop and Sarah Fobes).
    Children:
    1. 7. Susanna Perkins was born on 29 Jan 1753; died on 10 Sep 1810.