George Sherman

18 February 1854–20 March 1928 (Age 74)
Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George

When George Sherman was born on 18 February 1854, in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Sherman, was 55 and his mother, Sophia Prince, was 36. He married Carrie E. Manning on 14 September 1882, in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. He died on 20 March 1928, in Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Sherman
1854–1928
Jennie Flora Swan
1860–1945
Marriage: 16 November 1887
Margaret Eliza Sherman
1889–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 November 1887
Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    John Sherman

    Male1798–1880Male

    Sophia Prince

    Female1817–1892Female

siblings

(8)

    Ames John Sherman

    Male1838–1850Male

    Lewis Sherman

    Male1840–1920Male

    Asa Sherman

    Male1842–1850Male

    Ellen Sherman

    Female1844–1850Female

    Eliza Ann Sherman

    Female1847–1850Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • George Sherman in household of John Sherman, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • George Sherman in household of John Sherman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Sherman in household of John Sherman, "United States Census, 1870"

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