Squire Crandall Sherman

July 1829–
Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Squire Crandall

When Squire Crandall Sherman was born in July 1829, in Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Peter Sherman III, was 31 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.

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Family Time Line

Squire Crandall Sherman
1829–
Nancy Freelove Harrington
1824–
Marriage: 27 November 1854
Sydney Irving Sherman
1855–1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1854Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1841 · Dorr Rebellion
    Age 12
    The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.
    1862 · US Naval Academy
    Age 33
    The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Schuermann
    Shearer
    Shearman
    Sharman

    Sources (7)

    • Squire Sherman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Squire Sherman, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
    • Squire Sherman in entry for Sydney Irving Sherman, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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