When Emma Lenora Sherman was born on 23 November 1855, in Edgecomb, Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Sherman Jr., was 33 and her mother, Nancy Frances Huff, was 20. She married Charles Edwin Haskell on 22 March 1875, in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States in 1880 and Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1900. She died on 19 April 1951, in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, 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’.