Jabez Sherman

3 October 1804–1874 (Age 69)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jabez

When Jabez Sherman was born on 3 October 1804, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Philo Sherman, was 44 and his mother, Hannah Wilcox, was 44. He died in 1874, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Philo Sherman
1760–1812
Hannah Wilcox
1760–1822
John Wilcox Sherman
1794–1819
Hannah Sherman
1798–1885
Maria Sherman
1803–1868
Jabez Sherman
1804–1874

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jabez Sherman - Published information: birth-name: Jabez Sherman

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