Percy John Kidd Sherman

Male23 January 1871–17 February 1944

Brief Life History of Percy John Kidd

When Percy John Kidd Sherman was born on 23 January 1871, his father, George James Sherman, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Elizabeth Davis, was 27. He married Daisy Eliza Leisk on 28 April 1894, in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bengal, India in 1871. He died on 17 February 1944, in Calcutta, West Bengal, India, at the age of 73, and was buried in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

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Percy John Kidd Sherman
Daisy Eliza Leisk
Marriage: 28 April 1894
Harold Randolph Sherman
Mary Ann Sherman
Mildred Dorothy Sherman
Douglas Ernest Sherman
Dennis Basil Sherman
Iris Beryl Sherman
Percy John Sherman

Sources (24)

  • Percy John Kidd Sherman, "United Kingdom, British India Office, Births and Baptisms, 1712-1965"
  • Percy John Sherman, "India Marriages, 1792-1948 "
  • Percy John Kidd Sherman, "India Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948"

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  • Marriage
    28 April 1894Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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    Name Meaning

    English (London): occupational name denoting someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle English sherman, shirman, sharman ‘shearman’.

    Americanized form of North German Schürmann (see Schuermann ) and of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schermann .

    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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