When Asa Parker Sherman was born on 27 May 1813, in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ephraim Sherman, was 32 and his mother, Lydia Elvira Parker, was 27. 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 Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1857 and Verona Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. 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.
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’.
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