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Henry Sherman

Male Abt 1545 - 1610  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Henry Sherman  [1
    Born Abt 1545  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1547  Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died Between 21 Aug 1610 and 31 Aug 1610  [2
    Person ID I4770  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of BAM, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2021 

    Father Henry Sherman,   b. Abt 1511,   d. Between 26 Feb 1590 and 25 Jun 1590, Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Agnes,   d. Bef 14 Oct 1580, Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1539  [2
    Family ID F2910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Lawrence,   b. Abt 1548,   d. Between 31 Aug 1610 and 13 Sep 1610, Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1568  Moze, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Sherman,   b. Bef 11 Jan 1573,   d. Between 20 Jan 1616 and 2 Mar 1616  (Age > 43 years)
    +2. John Sherman,   b. Bef 17 Aug 1585,   d. Bef 24 Jan 1616  (Age < 30 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F2907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Like his father, he was a clothier.

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

      This Henry Sherman was also an ancestor of James S. Sherman (1855-1912), 27th Vice President of the United States.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5881] Ancestral Lines, Fourth Edition: 232 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2015.

    2. [S950] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Early Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 166:245, October 2012; 167:35, January 2013; 167:149, April 2013; 167:213, July 2013; 167:275, October 2013; 168:16, January 2014.

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