Section ALR: Descendants of John Sherman

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Generation One

1. JOHN1 SHERMAN was born about 1396 in Yaxley, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, and died in 1487 in Yaxley. He married in England, about 1419, (YQ-2) MARY LANCE, daughter of (YQ-1) John and (NL-2) Isabella (DAVIS) LANCE, who was born about 1400[62]. [62]
Ancestor of Pres. Ezra Taft Benson
Children:
+2i.THOMAS2 SHERMAN, b. in 1422[62] in Yaxley[62]; d. about March 1493; m. about 1458 in Diss, Norfolk, England (RL-2) AGNES FULLER of Yaxley, b. of Yaxley about 1437, daughter of (RL-1) Thomas and Margery (_____) FULLER.
3ii.JOHN SHERMAN, b. about 1421 in Yaxley; d. about 1500.


Generation Two

2. THOMAS2 SHERMAN (John1), son of (1) John1 and (YQ-2) Mary (LANCE) SHERMAN, was born in 1422[62] in Yaxley[62], and died between 1 Feb. 1493 and 4 April 1493. He married in Diss, about 1458, (RL-2) AGNES FULLER of Yaxley, daughter of (RL-1) Thomas and Margery (_____) FULLER, who was born about 1437 of Yaxley. [36, 62]
Children:
+4i.JOHN3 SHERMAN, b. about 1460 in Diss; d. about Nov. 1504; m. about 1489 in Yaxley (RM-2) AGNES FULLER of Yaxley, b. of Yaxley about 1470, d. in 1528, daughter of (RM-1) Thomas FULLER.
5ii.THOMAS SHERMAN, b. about 1459 in Diss; d. on 12 Dec. 1504 in Diss.
6iii.AGNES SHERMAN, b. about 1462 in Diss; d. about 1500/1; m. JOHN CLERK, b. about 1462.


Generation Three

4. JOHN3 SHERMAN (Thomas2, John1), son of (2) Thomas2 and (RL-2) Agnes (FULLER) SHERMAN, was born about 1460 in Diss, and was buried in 1504[35] in Yaxley[35]. He married in Yaxley, about 1489, (RM-2) AGNES FULLER of Yaxley, daughter of (RM-1) Thomas FULLER, who was born about 1470 of Yaxley, and died in 1528. [34, 35, 41, 62]
Children:
+7i.THOMAS4 SHERMAN, OF YAXLEY, b. about 1513; d. about 1569[29] in Yaxley[29]; m. in 1512 in Suffolk (ASH-4) JANE WALLER Of Wartham, Suffolk, b. Of Wartham about 1495, d. in Yaxley about 1580, daughter of (ASH-3) John and Margaret (THOROLDE) WALLER.
8ii.MARGERY SHERMAN of Yaxley, b. about 1492 of Yaxley; d. about 1590; m. ROBERT LOCKWOOD of Eye, Essex, England, b. of Eye[17] about 1492.
9iii.JOHN SHERMAN, b. about 1494 in Yaxley; d. about 1550.


Generation Four

7. THOMAS4 SHERMAN, OF YAXLEY (John3, Thomas2, John1), son of (4) John3 and (RM-2) Agnes (FULLER) SHERMAN, was born between 1498 and 1528, and died about 1551[29] in Yaxley[29]. He married in Suffolk, in 1512, (ASH-4) JANE WALLER Of Wartham, daughter of (ASH-3) John and Margaret (THOROLDE) WALLER, who was born about 1495 Of Wartham, died about 1580 in Yaxley, and was buried in 1572 in Norfolk. [29, 41, 51]
Occupation: attorney at law
Source: Parish records of Yaxley, England
Children:
10i.THOMAS5 SHERMAN, b. in June 1514 in Yaxley; d. on 12 Sept. 1585 in Yaxley; bur. on 17 Sept. 1585; m. (1) about 1549 in Yaxley ELIZABETH YAXLEY, b. in Kenton, Suffolk about 1518; m. (2) in 1579 in Yaxley BARBARA WHETCRAFT, b. in Yaxley about 1560, d. in Yaxley on 18 Jan. 1621.
11ii.RICHARD SHERMAN, b. in 1520 in Yaxley; d. in 1587 in Yaxley; m. (1) MARGARET LANE, b. about 1520; m. (2) MARGARET _____, b. about 1520.
12iii.JOHN SHERMAN, b. about 1522 in Yaxley; d. on 10 Sept. 1587 in Yaxley; bur. on 10 Sept. 1587; m. (1) on 8 July 1573 MARGARET WHITING, b. about 1522; m. (2) about 1552 in London, England ELIZABETH _____, b. in Bramford, Suffolk about 1532.
+13iv.HENRY SHERMAN THE ELDER OF COLCHESTER, b. in 1524 in Yaxley; d. on 30 Jan. 1589 in Dedham, Essex; m. (1) in 1544 in Dedham (IR-6) AGNES BUTLER, b. in Dedham[41] in 1529[41], d. in Dedham on 14 Oct. 1580, daughter of (IR-1) Thomas and Joane (_____) BUTLER; m. (2) on 5 June 1581 MARGERY _____ of Colchester, Essex, b. of Colchester about 1530.
14v.ROBERT SHERMAN, b. about 1525 in Yaxley; d. about 1600.
15vi.WILLIAM SHERMAN, b. about 1528 in Yaxley; d. on 1 June 1583[32] in Ipswich, Essex[32]; bur. in Ipswich[31]; m. about 1558 in Essex FAITH LANEY, b. in Southwork, London about 1537, bur. on 26 Feb. 1606[33] in Ipswich[33].
16vii.ANTHONY SHERMAN, b. about 1530 in Yaxley; d. on 7 Sept. 1582 in Yaxley; m. MARY GUYDAT, b. about 1530.
17viii.JAMES SHERMAN, b. about 1532 in Yaxley; d. in 1577 in Yaxley; m. on 12 Nov. 1567 in Thurston, Suffolk MARGERY GAYMORE, b. in Yaxby, Suffolk about 1546.
18ix.FRANCIS SHERMAN, b. about 1533 in Yaxley; d. on 3 Oct. 1698 in Yaxley; bur. on 3 Oct. 1605; m. about 1561 in Slatterly, England SIBBELL GREY, b. in Satterly, Suffolk about 1540.
19x.BARTHOLOMEW SHERMAN, b. in 1535 in Yaxley; d. about 1600/1; m. MISS _____, b. about 1537.


Generation Five

13. HENRY5 SHERMAN THE ELDER OF COLCHESTER (Thomas4, John3, Thomas2, John1), son of (7) Thomas4, of Yaxley and (ASH-4) Jane (WALLER), was born in 1524 in Yaxley, and died on 30 Jan. 1589 in Dedham. He married (1st) in Dedham, in 1544, (IR-6) AGNES BUTLER, daughter of (IR-1) Thomas and Joane (_____) BUTLER, who was born in 1529[41] in Dedham[41], died on 14 Oct. 1580 in Dedham, and was buried on 14 Oct. 1580[41] in Dedham[41]. He married (2nd) on 5 June 1581, MARGERY _____ of Colchester, who was born about 1530 of Colchester. [23, 41, 45, 51, 62]
Occupation: attorney at law
Source: Parish records of Yaxley, England
B) abt 1543 Dedham
D) Aug 1610 Dedham
Children of: Henry5 SHERMAN the elder of Colchester and Agnes BUTLER:
20i.ALICE6 SHERMAN, b. about 1540 in Dedham; d. about Sept. 1580; bur. on 20 Oct. 1580[38] in Dedham[38].
+21ii.HENRY SHERMAN, OF DEDHAM, b. about 1545[53] in Dedham[53]; d. about 24 Aug. 1610; m. on 14 June 1568[30, 52] in Moze, Essex[30, 52] (YY-4) SUSAN LAWRENCE, b. in South Elmham, Suffolk[53] about 1548[53], d. in Dedham on 13 Aug. 1610, daughter of (YY-1) John LAWRENCE.
+22iii.EDMUND SHERMAN, OF DEDHAM, b. in 1548 in Dedham; d. on 22 Dec. 1600; m. (1) on 25 April 1569[1, 40] in Dedham[1, 40] (AGV-24) ANN PELLETT, b. about 1549[2], bur. on 8 June 1584[23], daughter of (AGV-11) William PELLETT; m. (2) on 11 Sept. 1584[1] in Dedham[1] ANN CLERE, b. about 1566[61], d. about Oct. 1609[22].
23iv.THOMAS SHERMAN, b. about 1549 in England; d. about 1600.
24v.JUDITH SHERMAN, b. about 1550 in Dedham; d. about March 1601; bur. on 9 April 1601 in Dedham.
25vi.JOHN SHERMAN, b. about 1555 in Dedham; d. about Sept. 1576; bur. on 16 Oct. 1576 in Parish Church, Dedham.
26vii.THOMAS SHERMAN, b. in 1557 in Dedham; d. in 1587.
27viii.ROBERT SHERMAN, b. on 6 Feb. 1561 in Dedham; d. on 10 Jan. 1602 in Dedham.
28ix.RICHARD SHERMAN, b. on 4 Sept. 1577 in Dedham; d. on 20 May 1660 in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, United States.


Generation Six

21. HENRY6 SHERMAN, OF DEDHAM (Henry5, Thomas4, John3, Thomas2, John1), son of (13) Henry5 the elder of Colchester and (IR-6) Agnes (BUTLER), was born between 1542/3 and 1554[53] in Dedham[53], and was buried on 28 Aug. 1610[40] in Dedham[40]. He married in Moze[30, 52], on 14 June 1568[30, 52], (YY-4) SUSAN LAWRENCE, daughter of (YY-1) John LAWRENCE, who was born about 1548[53] in South Elmham[53], died on 13 Aug. 1610 in Dedham, and was buried on 13 Sept. 1610[53] in Dedham[53]. [25, 30, 40, 53]
Children:
29i.PHEBE7 SHERMAN, bp. on 1 May 1570[30, 54] in Dedham[30, 54]; d. between 31 Aug. 1610 and 31 Dec. 4095[54]; m. in 1591 SIMON FENN, b. about 1570.
30ii.HENRY SHERMAN, bp. on 26 Aug. 1571[54] in Dedham[54]; d. about 1643; bur. on 7 FEB 1642/3[40, 54] in Dedham[40, 54]; m. about 1602 in Dedham MARY _____, b. in Dedham about 1573, bur. on 30 Aug. 1642[54] in Dedham[54].
31iii.SAMUEL SHERMAN, bp. on 11 JAN 1572/3[54] in Dedham[54]; d. about 1615.
32iv.ANNE SHERMAN, bp. on 7 Aug. 1575[54] in Dedham[54]; d. about Nov. 1638; m. (1) on 28 JAN 1594/5[57] in Dedham[57] ANTHONY WHITING, b. in Stanway, Essex[57] about 1569[57]; m. (2) THOMAS WILSON, b. about 1568.
33v.DANIEL SHERMAN, b. about 1578[54] in Dedham[54]; d. about March 1634; m. (1) on 8 Aug. 1601[58] in Dedham[58] CHRISTIAN CHAPMAN, b. in Dedham about 1568; m. (2) on 23 April 1622[58] in St. Nicholas, Colchester[58] SARAH MITCHELL, b. in Dedham about 1582.
34vi.NATHANIEL SHERMAN, bp. on 19 June 1580[54] in Dedham[54]; d. about 20 June 1580; bur. on 21 June 1580[54] in Dedham[54].
35vii.NATHANIEL SHERMAN, bp. on 11 July 1582[54] in Dedham[54]; d. about 1650; m. (1) about 1609[54] PHEBE ANGER, chr. in Dedham[54] on 12 FEB 1582/3[54], bur. on 23 April 1611[54] in Dedham[54]; m. (2) PRISCILLA _____.
36viii.JOHN SHERMAN, bp. on 17 Aug. 1585[56] in Dedham[56]; d. about 1615; bur. on 24 JAN 1615/6[37, 59] in Great Horkesley, Essex[37, 59]; m. on 26 Sept. 1611[59] in Wattisfield, Suffolk[59] GRACE RAVENS, b. in East Bergholt, Suffolk[59] about 1591[59], d. in Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts[60] on 3 June 1662[60].
37ix.EZEKIEL SHERMAN, bp. on 25 July 1587[55] in Dedham[55]; d. about 1653; bur. on 21 JAN 1653/4[55] in Dedham[55]; m. (1) RACHEL ALEFOUNDER, b. about 1589, d. between 3 Sept. 1638 and 31 Dec. 4095[55]; m. (2) ANNA STEPHENS, b. about 1580.
38x.EDMUND SHERMAN, OF COLCHESTER, b. about 1589[55]; d. about Aug. 1661; bur. on 2 Sept. 1661[60] in St. James, Colchester[60]; m. on 15 May 1611[47] in Dedham[60] JUDITH ANGER, chr. in Dedham[60] on 5 June 1587[60].
There is a widespread misconception that this couple had descendants in New England. This misconception stems from Rev. David Sherman, "The Sherman Family," Register 24(1870):63-72, 155-164, at 64, where the author assigned the children of Edmund Sherman, son of Edmund and Anne (Pellatt) Sherman, to Edmund and Judith (Anger/Angier) Sherman.[60]
39xi.MARY SHERMAN, bp. on 25 July 1592[46] in Dedham[46]; d. between 1 Jan. and 21 Aug. 1610[55].
22. EDMUND6 SHERMAN, OF DEDHAM (Henry5, Thomas4, John3, Thomas2, John1), son of (13) Henry5 the elder of Colchester and (IR-6) Agnes (BUTLER), was born in 1548 in Dedham, died on 22 Dec. 1600 and was buried on 22 Dec. 1600. He married (1st) in Dedham[1, 40], on 25 April 1569[1, 40], (AGV-24) ANN PELLETT, daughter of (AGV-11) William PELLETT, who was born about 1549[2], was buried on 8 June 1584[23]. He married (2nd) in Dedham[1], on 11 Sept. 1584[1], ANN CLERE, who was born about 1566[61], and died about Oct. 1609[22]. [23, 41, 49, 62]
Children of: Edmund6 SHERMAN, of Dedham and Ann PELLETT:
40i.HENRY7 SHERMAN, bp. on 1 Sept. 1570[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about 1585; bur. on 1 JAN 1585/6[3] in Dedham[3].
+41ii.EDMUND SHERMAN, b. about 1572[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about March 1641[3, 15, 27] in New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, United States[3, 15, 27]; m. about 1598[3] in England[3] (ABC-5) GRACE MAKIN of Fingringhoe, Essex, b. of Fingringhoe[3] about 1578[3], d. between 14 June 1643 and 31 Dec. 4095[4], daughter of (ABC-2) Tobias and (ASX-3) Katherine (WESTBROME) MAKIN.
42iii.ANN SHERMAN, bp. on 9 Oct. 1575[3] in Dedham[3]; d. between 1 Jan. and 7 March 1581[3].
43iv.RICHARD SHERMAN, bp. on 3 MAR 1576/7[3] in Dedham[3]; d. on 30 May 1660[6] in Boston[6].
44v.a child SHERMAN, b. on 4 Feb. 1579[3, 39] in Dedham[3, 39]; d. on 4 Feb. 1579[3, 39] in Dedham[3, 39]; bur. on 4 Feb. 1579[3, 39] in Dedham[3, 39].
45vi.ANN SHERMAN, b. on 7 March 1581[3] in Dedham[3]; d. in 1625[7] in Dedham[7]; m. on 5 May 1601[7] in Dedham[7] JOHN ANGER, chr. in Dedham[7] on 2 April 1576[7], d. in 1624[7, 22].
46vii.BEZALIEL SHERMAN, b. about 1583[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about 12 Oct. 1618; bur. on 9 Oct. 1618[8] in Ipswich, Suffolk[8]; m. on 2 Aug. 1614[8] in Isleworth, Middlesex, England[8] PRISCILLA BURGES, b. about 1590[8], bur. on 25 Dec. 1657[8] in Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex[8].

Children of: Edmund6 SHERMAN, of Dedham and Ann CLERE:
47i.SARAH7 SHERMAN, b. on 4 July 1587[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about 1650.
48ii.ANN SHERMAN, b. about 1589[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about Aug. 1663; bur. on 5 Sept. 1663[9] in Dedham[9].
49iii.SUSAN SHERMAN, bp. on 17 FEB 1590/1[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about 1660[3].
50iv.SAMUEL SHERMAN, b. about 1593[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about Sept. 1644; bur. on 30 Oct. 1644[10] in Dedham[10].
51v.JOHN SHERMAN, b. about 1595[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about Sept. 1655; bur. on 9 Oct. 1655[11] in Dedham[11].
52vi.BENJAMIN SHERMAN, bp. on 27 March 1597[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about Sept. 1647; bur. on 26 Oct. 1647[12] in Dedham[12].
53vii.MARY SHERMAN, bp. on 20 MAR 1598/9[3] in Dedham[3]; d. about 1680[13] in Connecticut[13].


Generation Seven

41. EDMUND7 SHERMAN (Edmund6, Henry5, Thomas4, John3, Thomas2, John1), son of (22) Edmund6, of Dedham and (AGV-24) Ann (PELLETT), was born about 1572[3] in Dedham[3], and died between Jan. 1641 and May 1641[3, 15, 27] in New Haven[3, 15, 27]. He married in England[3], about 1598[3], (ABC-5) GRACE MAKIN of Fingringhoe, daughter of (ABC-2) Tobias and (ASX-3) Katherine (WESTBROME) MAKIN, who was born about 1578[3] of Fingringhoe[3], and died between 14 June 1643 and 31 Dec. 4095[4]. [3, 15, 26, 27, 28, 43, 45, 51]
"Topograph. Dict...":
Came from Dedham, Essex, England to Watertown
Some sources (e.g., the Ancestral File) incorrectly list Edmund's wife as Judith Angier or Angiers or Anger. However, as shown in "Ancestry of Rev. John Sherman and Capt. John Sherman", the Edmund who married her was his cousin Edmund of Colchester and there is no evidence that he came to New England.[28]
Children:
54i.EDMUND8 SHERMAN, bp. in 1599[4, 14] in Dedham[4, 14]; d. about 11 April 1673 in Dedham[4].
55ii.ANN SHERMAN, bp. on 15 Sept. 1601[4, 15] in Dedham[4, 15]; d. between 2 Sept. 1625 and 31 Dec. 4095[4].
56iii.JOAN SHERMAN, bp. on 13 Dec. 1603[4, 15] in Dedham[4, 15]; d. about Oct. 1668; bur. on 21 Nov. 1668[4] in Dedham[4].
+57iv.HESTER SHERMAN, bp. on 1 April 1606[4, 15] in Dedham[4, 15]; d. about 1665 in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut[4, 15]; m. in 1627[4] in England[17] (AQT-17) ANDREW WARD, b. in England[43] about 1603[4], d. in Fairfield[43] about Aug. 1659[43], son of (AQT-16) Andrew WARD.
58v.RICHARD SHERMAN, bp. on 16 Oct. 1608[5, 15] in Dedham[5, 15]; d. about 24 Oct. 1647; bur. on 27 Oct. 1647[5, 15] in Dedham[5, 15]; m. about 1635[5] MARY _____, bur. on 21 Nov. 1695[5] in Dedham[5].
59vi.BEZALIEL SHERMAN, bp. on 17 Sept. 1611[5, 15] in Dedham[5, 15]; d. about 1650.
60vii.REV. JOHN SHERMAN, b. on 26 Dec. 1613[5, 15, 21] in Dedham[5, 15, 21]; d. on 8 Aug. 1685[5, 20] in Watertown[5, 20]; m. (1) about 1636[5] MARY GIBBS, d. in Milford, New Haven Co.[5, 15] on 8 Sept. 1644[5, 15]; m. (2) about 1647[5] (YW-2) MARY LAUNCE, b. before 1625[19], d. in Watertown[5] on 9 MAR 1709/10[5], daughter of (YW-1) John and (NJ-11) Isabella (DARCY) LAUNCE.
61viii.GRACE SHERMAN, bp. on 18 June 1616[5] in Dedham[5]; d. on 14 June 1691[5] in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co.[5].
62ix.SAMUEL SHERMAN, bp. on 12 July 1618[5, 15] in Dedham[5, 15]; d. on 5 April 1700[5, 16] in Stratfield, Fairfield Co.[5, 16]; m. about 1640[5, 16] SARAH MITCHELL, chr. in Halifax Parish, York, England[5, 16] on 14 Oct. 1621[5, 16].
63x.a daughter SHERMAN, b. about 1620[6] in Dedham[6]; d. between 14 June 1643 and 31 Dec. 4095[6].


Generation Eight

57. HESTER8 SHERMAN (Edmund7, Edmund6, Henry5, Thomas4, John3, Thomas2, John1), daughter of (41) Edmund7 and (ABC-5) Grace (MAKIN) SHERMAN, was christened on 1 April 1606[4, 15] in Dedham[4, 15], and died between 27 Dec. 1665 and 28 Feb. 1666 in Fairfield[4, 15]. She married in England[17], in 1627[4], (AQT-17) ANDREW WARD, son of (AQT-16) Andrew WARD, who was born about 1603[4] in England[43], and died about Aug. 1659[43] in Fairfield[43]. [4, 15, 18, 24, 42, 43, 44, 48, 50]
Children: See (AQT-17) Andrew WARD



1. Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives, Part 4: Edmund Sherman and His First Wife," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 167 (2013): 212-224, specifically 213.
2. Ibid., specifically 222.
3. Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives, Part 6: The Family of Edmund Sherman," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 168 (January 2014): 16-33, specifically 18.
4. Ibid., specifically 19.
5. Ibid., specifically 20.
6. Ibid., specifically 21.
7. Ibid., specifically 23.
8. Ibid., specifically 25.
9. Ibid., specifically 27.
10. Ibid., specifically 28.
11. Ibid., specifically 31.
12. Ibid., specifically 32.
13. Ibid., specifically 33.
14. Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Vol. I (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976), 488; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 June 2011).
15. Ibid., 540.
16. Ibid., 541.
17. Ibid., 643.
18. Ibid., 644.
19. Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999).
20. Frederick Lewis Weis, The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 5th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999).
21. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 443.
22. Charles A. White, "Ancestry of Rev. John Sherman and Capt. John Sherman," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 51 (1897): 309-315. Reprinted in "English Origins of New England Families", Series 2, Volume 3.
23. Ibid., specifically 208.
24. Ibid., specifically 208, 209.
25. Ibid., specifically 208, 212, 243.
26. Ibid., specifically 208-210, 213.
27. Ibid., specifically 209.
28. Ibid., specifically 210.
29. Ibid., specifically 215.
30. Ibid., specifically 243.
31. Charles A. White, "Wills of the Shermans of Yaxley in Suffolk, England," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 54 (1900): 62-69, specifically 218. Reprinted in "English Origins of New England Families", Series 2, Volume 3.
32. Ibid., specifically 64.
33. Ibid., specifically 65.
34. Ibid., specifically 66.
35. Charles A. White, "Abstracts of the Wills of the Shermans of Yaxley in Suffolk, England," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 54 (1900): 152-162, specifically 152. Reprinted in "English Origins of New England Families", Series 2, Volume 3.
36. Thomas T. Sherman, "The Shermans of Yaxley in Suffolk, England," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 59 (1905): 397-400, specifically 397. Reprinted in "English Origins of New England Families", Series 2, Volume 3.
37. Thomas Townsend Sherman, "The Early English Shermans," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 66 (1912): 322-326, specifically 323. Reprinted in "English Origins of New England Families", Series 2, Volume 3.
38. Ibid., specifically 324.
39. Ibid., specifically 325.
40. Ibid., specifically 326.
41. Ernest B. Blett and Bertha Wheeler, History of the Blett-Wheeler family (Grand Rapids: R.A. Blett, 1983).
42. George K. Ward, Andrew Warde and His Descendants, 1597-1910 (New York: A.T. de la Mare Printing and Publishing Co., 1910), 26, 28; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
43. Ibid., 28.
44. Wm. H. Powers, Powers-Banks Ancestry, Traced in All Lines to the Remotest Date Obtainable (Ames, Iowa: J.L. Powers, 1921), 210, 212-214; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
45. Ibid., 213.
46. Ibid., 214.
47. Ibid., 215.
48. Ibid., 216.
49. Elizabeth Todd Nash, Fifty Puritan Ancestors, 1628-1660 (New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1902); digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
50. Ibid., 72-73, 78.
51. Ibid., 78.
52. Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives, Part 2: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 167 (2013): 35-54, specifically 35.
53. Ibid., specifically 43.
54. Ibid., specifically 44.
55. Ibid., specifically 45.
56. Ibid., specifically 45, 50.
57. Ibid., specifically 48.
58. Ibid., specifically 49.
59. Ibid., specifically 50.
60. Ibid., specifically 51.
61. Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives: Part 5: Edmund Sherman and His Second Wife," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 167 (October 2013): 275-284, specifically 283.
62. Ancestral File, CD-ROM database (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1998).