Angeline Gray

16 February 1815–October 1893 (Age 78)
Attica, Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States

The Life of Angeline

Angeline Gray was born on 16 February 1815, in Attica, Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States. She married Anson Bassett Sherman in 1835, in Attica, Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died in October 1893, at the age of 78, and was buried in East Springfield, Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anson Bassett Sherman
1806–1888
Angeline Gray
1815–1893
Marriage: 1835
Charles Anson Sherman
1842–1921
James Augustus Sherman
1846–1899
Ware J Sherman
1849–1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1835
Attica, Attica, Wyoming, New York, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Old English græg ‘gray’. In Scotland and Ireland it has been used as a translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from riabhach ‘brindled’, ‘gray’ ( see Reavey ). In North America this name has assimilated names with similar meaning from other European languages.2 English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Graye in Calvados, France, named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gratus, meaning ‘welcome’, ‘pleasing’ + the locative suffix -acum.3 French and Swiss French: habitational name from Gray in Haute-Saône and Le Gray in Seine-Maritime, both in France, or from Gray-laville in Switzerland, or a regional name from the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Angeline Sherman in household of Anson Sherman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Angeline Sherman in household of A B Sherman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Angeline Sherman in household of Anson Sherman, "United States Census, 1880"

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