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Henry Sherman

Male Abt 1511 - Aft 1590  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Henry Sherman 
    Born Abt 1511  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1512  [1, 2
    Died Aft 26 Feb 1590  Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I4787  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Family Agnes Perpoynt,   d. Bef 14 Oct 1580, Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1539  [2
    Children 
    +1. Edmund Sherman,   b. of Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Dec 1600, Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Henry Sherman,   b. Abt 1545,   d. Aft 21 Aug 1610  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F2910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A prominent clothier in Dedham, Essex. Settled in Dedham about 1534. Not a son of Thomas Sherman of Yaxley, Suffolk.

      Henry Sherman (1512-1590) = Agnes Perpoynt (d. 1580)
      Edmund Sherman (1548-1600) = Ann Pellatte
      Edmund Sherman (1577-1641) = Joan Makin
      Hon. Samuel Sherman (1618-1700) = Sarah Mitchell
      Deac. John Sherman (1651-1730) = Elizabeth
      John Sherman (1687-1727) = Emm Preston
      Hon. Daniel Sherman (1721-1799) = Mindwell Taylor
      Hon. Taylor Sherman (1758-1815) = Betsey Stoddard
      Charles R. Sherman (1788-1829) = Mary Hoyt
      Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891)
    • A prominent clothier in Dedham, Essex. Settled in Dedham about 1534. Not a son of Thomas Sherman of Yaxley, Suffolk.

      Ancestor of Roger Sherman, founding father, the only person to sign all three of the Great Articles of State which created the United States -- the Declaration, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution. First Senator from Connecticut.

      Henry Sherman (1512-1590) = Agnes Perpoynt (d. 1580)
      Henry Sherman (1545-1610) = Susan Lawrence (1548-?)
      John Sherman (?-1616) = Grace Ravens (1591-1662)
      John Sherman (1612-1691) = Martha Palmer (?-1700)
      Joseph Sherman (1650-1731) = Elizabeth Winship (1652-1731)
      William Sherman (1692-1741) = Mehitabel Wellington (1688-?)
      Roger Sherman (1721-1793) = Rebecca Minot Prescott (1742-1813)

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

    2. [S950] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Early Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives. Part 1: Henry Sherman the Elder and His Wives." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 166:245, October 2012.