Sherman Grilley

1786–before 1852 (Age 66)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sherman

When Sherman Grilley was born in 1786, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Cyrus Grilley, was 31 and his mother, Lurania Strickland, was 28. He lived in Barkhamsted, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1830. He died before 1852, at the age of 65.

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Cyrus Grilley
Lurania Strickland
John Grilley
Lois Grilley
Lurain Grilley
Freelove Grilley
David Strickland Grilley
Sherman Grilley
James Grilley
Manley Grilley
Elihu Grilley

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 2

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 18

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Irish Crilly .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Sherman Grilley, "United States Census, 1830"

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