Jane Elizabeth Sherman

1833–Female
Hammondsport, Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Jane Elizabeth

When Jane Elizabeth Sherman was born in 1833, in Hammondsport, Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States, her father, Francis Shearman, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth C. Peckham, was 26. She lived in Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Francis Shearman
1800–1889
Elizabeth C. Peckham
1807–1889
Cornelia
1826–1899
Huldah Fidelia Sherman
1829–1897
William Gilbert Sherman
1830–
Sarah Peckham Sherman
1831–
Jane Elizabeth Sherman
1833–
Oscar Alanson Sherman
1834–1894
John Holland Sherman
1836–
Adelaide Rebecca Sherman
1839–
Ira Lake Sherman
1841–1895
Thomas Jefferson Sherman
1843–1845
Julia Frances Sherman
1844–1844
Ellen Theresa Sherman
1846–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1800–1889Male

    Elizabeth C. Peckham

    Female1807–1889Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

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.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1865

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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 (1)

  • Jane Sherman in household of Elizabeth Sherman, "United States Census, 1850"

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