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William Sherman

Male 1692 - 1741  (48 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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]

    Children:
    1. 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.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Joseph Sherman was born on 14 May 1650 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Capt. John Sherman and Martha Palmer); died on 20 Jan 1731 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Joseph married Elizabeth Winship on 18 Nov 1673 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Elizabeth (daughter of Lt. Edward Winship and Elizabeth Parke) was born on 15 Apr 1652 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Winship was born on 15 Apr 1652 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Lt. Edward Winship and Elizabeth Parke).
    Children:
    1. 1. William Sherman was born on 28 Jun 1692 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 20 Mar 1741 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    2. Nathaniel Sherman was born on 19 Sep 1696 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Capt. John Sherman was born before 3 Sep 1612 (son of John Sherman and Grace Ravens); died on 25 Jan 1691 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 3 Sep 1612, Great Horkesley, Essex, England

    Notes:

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

    John married Martha Palmer before 1638. Martha (daughter of William Palmer) died on 7 Feb 1701 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Martha Palmer (daughter of William Palmer); died on 7 Feb 1701 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 7 Feb 1700, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. Martha Sherman was born on 21 Feb 1640 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died after 16 Dec 1687.
    2. 2. Joseph Sherman was born on 14 May 1650 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 20 Jan 1731 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Lt. Edward Winship was born about 1612; died on 2 Dec 1688 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Edward married Elizabeth Parke before 1654. Elizabeth (daughter of Richard Parke and Margery) was born about 1631; died on 19 Sep 1690 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth Parke was born about 1631 (daughter of Richard Parke and Margery); died on 19 Sep 1690 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Winship was born on 15 Apr 1652 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Sherman was born before 17 Aug 1585 (son of Henry Sherman and Susan Lawrence); died before 24 Jan 1616; was buried on 24 Jan 1616 in Great Horkesley, Essex, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 17 Aug 1585, Dedham, Essex, England

    John married Grace Ravens on 26 Sep 1611 in Wattisfield, Suffolk, England. Grace (daughter of Rev. Richard Ravens and Elizabeth Hedge) was born about 1591 in East Bergholt, Sussex, England; died on 3 Jun 1662 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Grace Ravens was born about 1591 in East Bergholt, Sussex, England (daughter of Rev. Richard Ravens and Elizabeth Hedge); died on 3 Jun 1662 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Not "Grace Makins"; this is an error in Thomas Townsend Sherman's 1920 Sherman Genealogy.

    Grace married second by 1617 Thomas Rogers, with whom she immigrated to New England in 1634. He was buried in Watertown, Massachusetts, 12 November 1638, and she married third Roger Porter.

    Children:
    1. 4. Capt. John Sherman was born before 3 Sep 1612; died on 25 Jan 1691 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  William Palmer was born about 1585; died between 29 Sep 1646 and 21 Mar 1647 in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 30 May 1647

    Notes:

    First at Newbury and Watertown, later at Hampton, New Hampshire.

    "In 1645 he deeded his Newbury and Hampton properties to John and Martha Sherman in consideration of daughter Martha's release of land in Great Ormesby, co. Norfolk, in which she had an interest of £105; hence likely he was the Wiliam of Ormesby St. Margaret cited there in Sept. 1636 for absence from Church, who appeared not and was excommunicated. William of Ormesby married Mary Stamforth in nearby Ransworth 30 Jun 1608." [Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, citation details below.]

    Children:
    1. 5. Martha Palmer died on 7 Feb 1701 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    2. Joseph Palmer was born about 1643; died on 8 Feb 1715 in Bradford, Merrimack, New Hampshire.

  4. 14.  Richard Parke was born about 1602; died between 12 Jul 1665 and 4 Aug 1665 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Arrived in 1635 on the Defense with his wife and his daughters Isabel and Elizabeth. He was a miller, and literate (his inventory included "2 Books of Martyrs and some other books"). He served as a constable in Cambridge in 1656.

    Richard married Margery before 1627. Margery was born about 1595; died before 1657 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 15.  Margery was born about 1595; died before 1657 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    The ship's manifest of the Defense gave her age as 40.

    Children:
    1. Isabel Parke was born about 1628 in England; died on 31 Mar 1665 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    2. 7. Elizabeth Parke was born about 1631; died on 19 Sep 1690 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.