Sybil Sherman

11 February 1802–9 December 1826 (Age 24)
Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sybil

When Sybil Sherman was born on 11 February 1802, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Reuben Sherman, was 42 and her mother, Elisabeth Whitcomb, was 38. She married Ellis Coney Scott on 1 September 1826, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 9 December 1826, in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Coney Scott
1798–1869
Sybil Sherman
1802–1826
Marriage: 1 September 1826

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1826Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 1
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1812
    Age 10
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Schuermann
    Shearer
    Shearman
    Sharman

    Sources (9)

    • Sybil Scott, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
    • Sibbel Shermon, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Sybel Sherman, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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