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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Family Time Line

Cyrus Grilley
1755–1823
Lurania Strickland
1758–1804
John Grilley
1777–1779
Lois Grilley
1781–
Lurain Grilley
1788–1800
Freelove Grilley
1779–1800
David Strickland Grilley
1782–1871
Sherman Grilley
1786–1852
James Grilley
1790–1852
Manley Grilley
1793–1863
Elihu Grilley
1794–1860

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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.
1804

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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Sources (1)

  • Sherman Grilley, "United States Census, 1830"

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