PIONEER SHERMAN FAMILY



  

1.  PHINEAS SHERMAN was born November 23, 1773 in Brimfield, Massachusetts. 
The family of PHINEAS SHERMAN were the earliest settlers of Watertown.  
You will notice many prominent family names in their genealogy.  
Phineas Sherman's decendants were physicians, attorneys, bankers, 
capitalists, senators and legislators, married into many of the prominent 
Watertown families.  He died March 22, 1813 in Watertown, Jefferson County.

He married December 24, 1797    

EMMA THORNTON, who was born August 23, 1773 in Johnston, Rhode Island.  
She died March 5, 1847 in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

Children, SHERMAN:

+   2    i     RUSSELL SHERMAN married NANCY WOODRUFF

+   3   ii     GEORGE CORLIS SHERMAN married MARY ANN HUBBARD

    4  iii     ANGELA SPENCER SHERMAN married EPHESUS BABBIT

    5   iv     WILLIAM THORNTON SHERMAN

+   6    v     WOOSTER SHERMAN married WEALTHY SHEPARD
                              DICKINSON

+   7   vi     MORGAN LEWIS SHERMAN



2.  RUSSELL SHERMAN (son of PHINEAS and EMMA (THORNTON) SHERMAN)
was born July 28, 1798 in Providence, Rhode Island.  He died May 04, 1833 
in Watertown, Jefferson County.

He married 

NANCY WOODRUFF, who died July 30, 1844 in Watertown, Jefferson County, 

Children, SHERMAN:

    8    i     ROSWELL WOODRUFF SHERMAN 

    9   ii     HENRY S. SHERMAN


3.  GEORGE CORLIS SHERMAN (son of PHINEAS and EMMA (THORNTON)
SHERMAN) was born 14 Dec 1799 in Providence, Rhode Island.  He died 
23 Apr 1863 in Watertown, Jefferson County.  

He married 3 Jan 1828 in Champion, Jefferson County


MARY ANN HUBBARD, who was born 16 Aug 1806 in Champion.  She died 
1 May 1892 in Watertown.

Children, SHERMAN:

   10    i     MARY HUBBARD SHERMAN married Dr. EDWARD SANDERS
                              LANSING
 
   11   ii     GEORGE HUBBARD SHERMAN married CAROLINE MATILDA
                               MERRELL

   12  iii     ROBERT LANSING SHERMAN

   13   iv     CHARLES AUGUSTUS SHERMAN married CAROLINE PHILIPPA
                               NORTON

   14    v     SARAH MARIA SHERMAN married Hon. FREDERICK
                              LANSING

   15   vi     FRANCES AUGUSTA SHERMAN



6.  WOOSTER SHERMAN  (son of PHINEAS and EMMA (THORNTON) SHERMAN)
was born 28 Apr 1809 in Newport, Herkimer County NY and died 15 May 1896 
in Watertown, NY.

He married 28 May 1832 in Watertown

WEALTHY SHEPARD DICKINSON, who was born 28 Aug 1812 in Northampton,
Massachusetts.  She died 21 Feb 1882 in Astoria, Long Island, NY.

Children, SHERMAN:

   16    i     WILLIAM WOOSTER SHERMAN married RHODA DELANA
                              WILLIAMS

   17   ii     FREDERICK DICKINSON SHERMAN married SARAH EUNICE
                              HUBBARD

   18  iii     EMMA MARIA SHERMAN married AMBROSE JULIUS CLARK
             
   19   iv     HENRY JAMES SHERMAN married (1) GEORGIA A. SMITH,
                                           (2) FRANCES KILBOURNE

   20    v     JAY WELLS SHERMAN

   21   vi     WEALTHY JULIA SHERMAN

   22  vii     CORNELIA FLORA SHERMAN married ROBERT McCOSKRY
                              GRAHAM

   23 viii     JOHN JAY SHERMAN

   24   ix     GRACE HAYWARD SHERMAN married FRANCIS EDWIN
                              HUNN


7.  MORGAN LEWIS SHERMAN, (son of PHINEAS and EMMA (THORNTON)
SHERMAN) was born 31 Aug 1811 in Watertown, Jefferson County and died 
1 Aug 1845 in Watertown.

He married 29 Apr 1835 in Albany, New York, 

MARIA CALDWELL, who was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and died 1883 
in Albany NY.  

Children, SHERMAN:

   25    i     ROBERT THEODORE SHERMAN married (1) ANGELICA BRIDGEFORD
                                               (2) ALICE BRIGGS

   26   ii     FREDERICK L. SHERMAN

   27  iii     GEORGE W. SHERMAN

   28   iv     HELEN SHERMAN

   29    v     LOUISE SHERMAN



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Richard P. Gilleland, Jr.


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