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William SHERMAN

Male Abt 1646 - 1680  (~ 34 years)


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  • Name William SHERMAN  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt. 1646  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Nov 1680  Marshfield Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 17 Nov 1680  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID P83  Doty Family in America
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 

    Father William SHERMAN 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Prudence HILL 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father William SHERMAN,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Prudence HILL,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Y  [7
    Family ID F19336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Desire DOTY,   b. Abt. 1646, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1731/32, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1667  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Hannah SHERMAN,   b. 21 Feb 1669, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jul 1745, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth SHERMAN,   b. 11 Mar 1671, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1695, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
     3. William SHERMAN,   b. 19 Apr 1672, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1739, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     4. Patience SHERMAN,   b. 03 Aug 1674, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef. 1723  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     5. Experience SHERMAN,   b. 22 Sep 1678, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1744, Duxbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     6. Ebenezer SHERMAN,   b. 21 Apr 1680, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1759, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F5133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • On 4 Oct 1675 the Court gave 20 pounds to Desire Sherman to maintain her family in reference to her husband William Sherman Jr. "who fell destracted in the service of the country" (PCR 5:178). When the court referred to the low condition of the eldest daughter (in the settlement of her mother's estate), they clearly referred to Desire as her husband was "distracted". (PlyCoPR 5:239) The inventory of William Sherman of Marshfield was taken 30 Dec 1680 (MD 4:171-2). The settlement of the estate 7 Mar 1681/2 mentions that the widow Desire Sherman has married Israel Holmes. Israel Holmes was to have the estate provided he bring up the children and to pay them fifteen pounds when they came of age (MD 4:173). b. Marshfield (VR p. 15, 26-7) - (Sherman)

      On 4 Oct 1675 the Court gave 20L to Desire Sherman to maintain her family in reference to her husband William Sherman Jr. who fell destracted in the service of the country (PCR 5:178). When the court referred to the low condition of the eldest daughter (in the settlement of her mother's estate), they clearly referred to Desire as her husband was "distracted".

  • Sources 
    1. [S611520297] Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    2. [S642378712] The Doty-Doten family in America : descendants of Edward Doty, an emigrant by the Mayflower, 1620, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    3. [S616083202] Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    4. [S611500875] son of William and Prudence (Hill) Sherman (MD 13:84).

    5. [S611500156] Vital Records Marshfield, p. 9.

    6. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p. 9.

    7. [S611500160] Mayflower Descendant, 13:84.

    8. [S611500156] Vital Records Marshfield, p. 10.

    9. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p. 10.