John Sherman

about 1805–
Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of John

When John Sherman was born about 1805, in Washington, Ohio, United States, his father, Josiah Sherman, was 35 and his mother, Polly Brown, was 31. He married Pamela Lawrence on 8 November 1827, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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John Sherman
1805–
Pamela Lawrence
1805–
Marriage: 8 November 1827
Paula Sherman
1849–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1827
Washington, Ohio, United States
children

(1)

    Paula Sherman

    Female1849–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 31

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Sources (2)

  • John Sherman in entry for David G. Lawrence and Paula Shermsan, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John Sherman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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