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Roger Sherman

Male 1768 - 1856  (87 years)


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  • Name Roger Sherman 
    Born 16 Jul 1768  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Mar 1856  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I13588  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 

    Father Roger Sherman,   b. 19 Apr 1721, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1793, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Prescott,   b. 20 May 1742, Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1813, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 12 May 1763  Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F8515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Staples,   b. 20 Aug 1778, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1855, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1801  Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Baldwin Sherman,   b. 27 Oct 1823, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1917, Nordhoff, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F8514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1998] Sherman Genealogy Including Families of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, England: Some Descendants of the Immigrants, Captain John Sherman, Reverend John Sherman, Edmund Sherman and Samuel Sherman, and the Descendants of Honorable Roger Sherman and Honorable Charles R. Sherman by Thomas Townsend Sherman. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920.