Louisa R Sherer

Female8 May 1828–14 July 1884

Brief Life History of Louisa R

When Louisa R Sherer was born on 8 May 1828, in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States, her father, Reuben Sherer, was 44 and her mother, Sabra Barrows, was 37. She married Josiah Tolman on 21 September 1848, in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 14 July 1884, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Tolman
Louisa R Sherer
Marriage: 21 September 1848
Charles E. Tolman
Alfred M. Tolman
Hiram R Tolman
Harriet A. Tolman
Louisa S. Tolman

Sources (5)

  • Loisa Tolman in household of Josiah Tolman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louisa Tolman in household of Josiah Tolman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa R Shore, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1848Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

    Age 4

    The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.


    Age 18

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

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Shearer .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish sherer ‘barber’.

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

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