Name: David Sherman
Given Name: David
Birth: in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: 1829 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts
!BIRTH-PARENTS-SIBLINGS-MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-DEATH: Roy V. Sherman, SOME OF THE
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DESCENDANTS OF PHILIP SHERMAN THE FIRST SECRETARY OF RHODE ISLAND; ; Akron, OH;
p 302; Lib of Cong; NOTE: MILITARY SERVICE: He was a soldier of the Revolution serving as a private in Capt Oliver Capron's Co.; Col. Ephraim Doolittle's 24th. Reg. Mass. At the time, 1775, he was in Richmond, NH listed as David Shearman. Frank Dempster Sherman notes (533) located in the New York Public Library. Muster roll dated 1 Aug 1775; enlisted June 16, 1775; service 1 month, 21 days. Also company return (probably Oct 1775); also; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Richmond Nov 26, 1775 (from Mass Soldiers & Sailors in the Revolutionary War.
!RESIDENCE-RELATIONSHIP: Town Records, Vol 4; 1815; Town Clerk, Huntington, Chittenden Co, VT; p 313; Town Clerk's Office; NOTE: Indenture between David Sherman and David Sherman, Jr. dtd 21 Mar 1815, David Sherman Jr. agrees to take care of his parents David & Lydia Sherman and in return he acquires 38 acres of land upon their death.
!CENSUS-RESIDENCES: 1810 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co, VT; 1810; Huntington, VT; p 221A; National Archives; NOTE: Lists David Sherman with 1 free white male 45 and over; 1 free white female 45 and over.
!DEATH-PROBATE: Probate packet for David Sherman; 1829; Plymouth County Probate Court, Plymouth Co, MA, #18097-7; ; Photocopy in the possession of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: Administration Filed for David Sherman, 7 documents, did not leave will. Note from above. Nathaniel Staples appointed administrator after David's widow, Phebe Shearman, says it would be inconvenient for her to serve & requests Nathaniel be appointed. Are Phebe and Lydia the same person? Inventory of the estate appraised at $3250re + $1478.94pe. Mentioned in accounting dated 7 Aug 1832 Elias Staples, Jacob Shearman, Entry for Mr. Tribble for gravestones. NOTE: Apparently this is the David Sherman who married Phebe Clark.
!MARRIAGE: Edited by Barbara Lambert Merrick & Alicia Crane Williams, MIDDLEBOROUGH MASS VITAL RECORDS, Vol 1; ; 1986, Massachusetts Society of the Mayflower Descendants; p 148; Lib of Cong #F74.M62.M65; NOTE: Lydia was listed as being from Taunton, MA.
Father: Jacob Sherman b: 8 Nov 1713 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts
Mother: Margaret Faunce
1 Dec 1763
in Middleboro, Massachusetts
- David Sherman b: 1770 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
- Andrew Sherman b: 1772 in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire
- George Sherman b: 1775 in Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
- Jacob Sherman b: ABT 1778 in Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
- Simeon Sherman b: ABT 1776 in Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
- Nathan Sherman b: 1784 in Richmond, , New Hampshire