Nathaniel Sherman

1 June 1788–8 August 1869 (Age 81)
Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Sherman was born on 1 June 1788, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Jonathan Sherman, was 24 and his mother, Thankful Smith, was 15. He married Deborah Hobart Webster on 6 May 1810, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 August 1869, in Plainfield, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Sherman
1788–1869
Deborah Hobart Webster
1792–1837
Marriage: 6 May 1810
Alson Smith Sherman
1811–1903
Sherman
1812–1812
Orren Hobart Sherman
1813–1816
David Hobart Sherman
1813–1898
Oren Sherman
1816–1898
Nathaniel Sherman
1818–1852
Hiram Sherman
1820–1850
Harriet Sherman
1822–1900
Thankful Sherman
1824–1852
William George Sherman
1826–1867
Julia Ann Sherman
1828–
Julian Sherman
1828–
Jonathan Sherman
1830–
James Sherman
1832–1837
Rollin Sherman
1834–1921
Lucius Sherman
1836–1866

Spouse and Children

    Male1788–1869Male

    Deborah Hobart Webster

    Female1792–1837Female

MARRIAGE
6 May 1810
Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States
children

(16)

    Male1811–1903Male

    Female1812–1812Female

    Orren Hobart Sherman

    Male1813–1816Male

    David Hobart Sherman

    Male1813–1898Male

    Oren Sherman

    Male1816–1898Male

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 3

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1812

Age 24

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathl Sherman, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Nathaniel Sherman, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Nathaniel Sherman in entry for James Sherman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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