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Capt. John Sherman

Male Bef 1612 - 1691  (> 78 years)


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  • Name Capt. John Sherman 
    Born Bef 3 Sep 1612  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 3 Sep 1612  Great Horkesley, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Died 25 Jan 1691  Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Person ID I14558  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of BAM, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2018 

    Father John Sherman,   b. Bef 17 Aug 1585,   d. Bef 24 Jan 1616  (Age < 30 years) 
    Mother Grace Ravens,   b. Abt 1591, East Bergholt, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1662, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1611  Wattisfield, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F9073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Palmer,   d. 7 Feb 1701, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1638  [1
    Children 
    +1. Martha Sherman,   b. 21 Feb 1640, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 16 Dec 1687  (Age > 47 years)
    +2. Joseph Sherman,   b. 14 May 1650, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1731, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F9071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Arrived in 1634, with his mother, on the Elizabeth out of Ipswich. He was a magistrate and soldier, and held many public offices.

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    2. [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.

    3. [S1999] Michael J. Wood, "The English Origins of Grace (Ravens) (Sherman) (Rogers) Porter and Mary (Ravens) Coolidge of Watertown, Mass.: New England Descendants of Ravens of Dedham, Essex." The American Genealogist 62:65, April 1987, and 62:161, July 1987.

    4. [S660] Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939., date only.