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
Hannah Clancy
Otis Sherman
John Tecumseh Sherman
Elijah Clancy Sherman
Benjamin Franklin Sherman
Samuel Jay Sherman
Joseph Sherman
Hannah Mary Sherman
Mabel Caroline Sherman

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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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