Joseph Sherman Jr.

Male11 December 1821–24 August 1863

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Sherman Jr. was born on 11 December 1821, in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Sherman, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Shawna Dunton, was 42. He married Nancy Frances Huff on 13 March 1853, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 August 1863, in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 41, and was buried in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Joseph Sherman Jr.
Nancy Frances Huff
Marriage: 13 March 1853
Everett A Sherman
Emma Lenora Sherman
Joseph Allen Sherman

Sources (10)

  • Joseph Sherman in household of Joseph Sherman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Sherman, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Joseph Sherman, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    13 March 1853Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States
  • Children (3)

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    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.

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