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