Joseph Sherman

Male20 March 1840–13 August 1843

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Sherman was born on 20 March 1840, in Wilton, Wilton, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Jay Sherman, was 38 and his mother, Hannah Clancy, was 40. He died on 13 August 1843, at the age of 3.

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Samuel Jay Sherman
1802–1862
Hannah Clancy
1799–1846
Otis Sherman
1829–1852
John Tecumseh Sherman
1830–1913
Elijah Clancy Sherman
1832–1891
Benjamin Franklin Sherman
1835–1907
Samuel Jay Sherman
1837–1921
Joseph Sherman
1840–1843
Hannah Mary Sherman
1842–1846
Mabel Caroline Sherman
1845–1936

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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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