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James Sherman

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President


    Richard Winslow Sherman

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    • Grandfather of James Sherman — 3rd Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 14 Apr 1797 
    • Birth Location:
    • Albany, Albany Co., New York 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 22 Mar 1868 
    • Death Location:
    • Vergennes, Addison, Vermont 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, Addison, Vermont 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 3 Jan 1821 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Utica, Oneida, New York 
    • Notes: 
    • Richard Sherman was Captain of the Phoenix when it caught fire and sank in 1819 in Lake Champlain.

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  • Sources for Richard Winslow Sherman

    • 1 Federal Census, VT, Addison County, 1850, Vergennes, Image 24 of 33.
    • 3 Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, JUL 1920, Vol. 56, No. 3, p. 190.
    • 4 The Middlebury Galaxy (Middlebury, Vermont), 27 NOV 1844, p. 1, Obituary for father Jahazel Sherman.
    • 5 The Vermont Transcript (Saint Albans, Vermont), 27 MAR 1868, p. 2, Obituary for Richard W. Sherman.
    • 7 Browning, Charles H., Americans of Royal Descent: A Collection of Genealogies of American Families Whose Lineage i s Traced to . . ., 7th Ed., Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., I nc. (2000), 224.
    • 9 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 64.
    • 10 Ross, Ogden J., The Steamboats of Lake Champlain, 1809 to 1930, Albany: The Champlain Transportation Company (1930), 34-35, 66.
    • 11 Sherman, Roy V., Some of the Descendants of Philip Sherman, the First Secretary of Rhode Island, Akron, Ohio: Unknown (1968), 500-501.
    • 12 Stratton, Bertha L., Transatlantic Shermans, Staten Island, New York: Bertha L. Stratton (1969), 172.