Juliette L. Sherman

14 December 1820–4 March 1895 (Age 74)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Juliette L.

When Juliette L. Sherman was born on 14 December 1820, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Nathan Sherman, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ette Osborn, was 21. She married Stephen John Porter on 25 July 1872, in New York, United States. In 1880, at the age of 60, her occupation is listed as keeping house in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 4 March 1895, in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen John Porter
Juliette L. Sherman
Marriage: 25 July 1872

Spouse and Children

25 July 1872
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Nathan Sherman


    Mary Ette Osborn





    Alonzo H. Sherman


    Joseph Sherman


    John M Sherman


    Luther Nathan Sherman


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World Events (7)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 5

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Age 26

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

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)

  • Juliett Sherman in household of Nathan Sherman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Juliett Sherman in household of Nathan Sherman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Juliette L Sherman in household of Nathan Sherman, "United States Census, 1850"

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