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Henry Sherman

Male Abt 1511 - 1590  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Henry Sherman 
    Born Abt 1511  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1512  [1, 2
    Died Between 26 Feb 1590 and 25 Jun 1590  Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I4787  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of BAM, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2021 

    Family Agnes,   d. Bef 14 Oct 1580, Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1539  [2
    Children 
    +1. Henry Sherman,   b. Abt 1545,   d. Between 21 Aug 1610 and 31 Aug 1610  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +2. Edmund Sherman,   b. Abt 1548, of Dedham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Dec 1600  (Age ~ 52 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2016 
    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. He and his wife Agnes were ancestors of US presidents Taft, Hoover, and the two Bushes; of British prime ministers Archibald Philip Primrose and Winston Churchill; of Canadian prime minister Robert Borden; of Founding Father Roger Sherman (himself an ancestor of TSW); and of (among others) Harriet Beecher Stowe, James Russell Lowell, Susan B. Anthony, Dorothea Dix, Clara Barton, Tennessee Williams, and the person at the end of the descent shown below.

      Henry Sherman (1512-1590) = Agnes (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)

  • 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.