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Philip Sherman

Male Abt 1611 - Aft 1681  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Philip Sherman  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1611  Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Bef 5 Feb 1611  Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Baptised 5 Feb 1611  Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Alternate birth 5 Feb 1611  Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptised 15 Feb 1611  Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died Aft 31 Jul 1681  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Alternate death Bef 19 Mar 1687  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 8
    Alternate death Bef 22 Mar 1687  Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I4724  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2018 

    Father Samuel Sherman,   b. Bef 11 Jan 1573, Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1615, Ardleigh, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Mother Phillipp Ward,   b. Abt 1575,   d. Aft 8 Jan 1617  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1598  [9
    Family ID F2894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Odding,   b. Bef 21 Oct 1612, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1634  [6, 10, 11, 12
    Children 
    +1. Peleg Sherman,   b. Abt 1637, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1719, Kingstown, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    +2. Philip Sherman,   b. 1 Oct 1652
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A founding settler of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, he became its first recorder and served various other roles in the town's government. Wikipedia entry here".

      "PHILIP, Roxbury, came in 1633, a single man, freem. 14 May 1634, first on the list aft. Gov. Haynes, m. Sarah Odding, d. of John Porter's w. by former h. went home early, but soon came again, and was led away, says the ch. rec. to familism by Porter, disarm. Nov. 1637, and banish. next yr. went to R. I. there sign the compact of civil governm. Mar. 1638, was Secr. or Recorder of the Col. 1648, and was rep. 1656. See Callender, 30. As secr. he was happy eno. to have a descend. at 1857, prob. at seventh generat. fill. the same post; but I can hardly indicate the line. He had Samson and Samuel, perhaps more." [James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England]

      According to Ancestral Lines (citation details below), he and his wife were ancestors of Herbert Hoover and Winston Churchill.

  • Sources 
    1. [S679] The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, by John Osborne Austin. Albany, New York; 1887.

    2. [S1035] John Carroll Chase and George Walter Chamberlain, "Some of the Descendants of William Chase of Roxbury and Yarmouth, Massachusetts." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 87:46, 87:127, 87:242, 87:314, 1933.

    3. [S1512] Pane-Joyce Genealogy by David Pane-Joyce.

    4. [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.

    5. [S952] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Early Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives. Part 3: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 167:149, April 2013.

    6. [S998] Patricia Law Hatcher, "Reconstructing Sarah (Odding) Sherman, Wife of Philip Sherman of Portsmouth, Rhode Island." The American Genealogist 73:176, July 1998.

    7. [S1139] Ancestral Lines, Third Edition: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California: 1998.

    8. [S1512] Pane-Joyce Genealogy by David Pane-Joyce., month, year, and place only.

    9. [S951] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Early Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives. Part 2: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 167:35, January 2013.

    10. [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., "abt 1633".

    11. [S952] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Early Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives. Part 3: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 167:149, April 2013., "abt 1633".

    12. [S1139] Ancestral Lines, Third Edition: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California: 1998., "in 1633".