Asa Parker Sherman

27 May 1813–30 June 1889 (Age 76)
Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Asa Parker

When Asa Parker Sherman was born on 27 May 1813, in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Lemuel Sherman, was 34 and his mother, Lurana Macomber, was 35. He married Emily Celia Ann Boutelle on 6 April 1840, in Hancock, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bolton, Bolton, Warren, New York, United States in 1855 and Verona Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States in 1870. He died on 30 June 1889, in Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Parker Sherman
Emily Celia Ann Boutelle
Marriage: 6 April 1840
Asa P. Sherman
Caroline Boutelle Sherman
Carolous Boutelle Sherman
Edward Parker Sherman
Myron Lawrence Sherman
Frank Edward Boutelle
William Parker Sherman

Spouse and Children

6 April 1840
Hancock, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States


    Asa P. Sherman


    Caroline Boutelle Sherman


    Carolous Boutelle Sherman


    Edward Parker Sherman


    Myron Lawrence Sherman


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a sheepshearer or someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excess nap, from Middle English shereman ‘shearer’.2 Americanized spelling of German Schuermann .3 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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Sources (3)

  • A P Sherman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • A P Sherman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • A P Sherman, "New York State Census, 1855"

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