When Hannah Mary Sherman was born on 4 April 1842, in Wilton, Wilton, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Jay Sherman, was 40 and her mother, Hannah Clancy, was 42. She died on 17 July 1846, in her hometown, at the age of 4, and was buried in Lenawee, Michigan, 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’.