When Squire Crandall Sherman was born in July 1829, in Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Peter Sherman III, was 32 and his mother, Laura Marsh, was 25. He married Nancy Freelove Harrington on 27 November 1854, in Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1870. He died in Rhode Island, United States.
English (London): occupational name denoting someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle English sherman, shirman, sharman ‘shearman’.
Americanized form of North German Schürmann (see Schuermann ) and of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schermann .
Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from Yiddish sher ‘scissors’ + man ‘man’.