Roger Sherman

Roger Sherman

Male 1721 - 1793  (72 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Roger Sherman 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 19 Apr 1721  Newton, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jul 1793  New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 25 Jul 1793  St Grove cem, New Haven, CN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I235556  Geneagraphie
    Links To This person is also Roger Sherman at Wikipedia 
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2002 

    Father William Sherman,   b. 28 Jun 1692, Watertown, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1741, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Mehitable Wellington,   b. 26 Feb 1688, Watertown, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1776, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1715  Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Family ID F94248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Hartwell,   b. 31 Aug 1726, Stoughton, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1760, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1749 
    Children 
     1. Capt. John Sherman,   b. 8 Jul 1750, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1802, Canton, MAss Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. William Sherman,   b. 12 Nov 1751, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1789, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     3. Isaac Sherman,   b. 17 Jun 1753, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1819, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Chloe Sherman,   b. 26 Dec 1754, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1756, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Oliver Sherman,   b. 25 Jul 1756, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1757, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Chloe Sherman, II,   b. 19 May 1758, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1840  (Age 82 years)
     7. Elizabeth Sherman,   b. 28 Sep 1760, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1762, New Milford, Litchfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2002 
    Family ID F149393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rebecca Prescott,   b. 20 May 1742, Danvers, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1813, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 12 May 1763 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Sherman,   b. 22 Feb 1764,   d. 4 Sep 1795  (Age 31 years)
     2. Elizabeth Sherman,   b. 31 Dec 1765, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1850  (Age 84 years)
     3. Roger Sherman,   b. 6 Jul 1768, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1856  (Age 87 years)
     4. Mehitabel Sherman,   b. 20 Feb 1772, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1772, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Mehitable Prescott Sherman,   b. 28 Jan 1774, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850  (Age 75 years)
     6. Oliver Sherman,   b. 19 Jan 1777, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Havana, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     7. Martha Sherman,   b. 24 Sep 1779, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1806  (Age 26 years)
     8. Sarah Sherman,   b. 11 Jan 1783, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1866  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2002 
    Family ID F149394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Roger Sherman

  • Notes 
    • signed the Dec. of Independance

      He is the tall guy in the middle of the pictur e on the back of the $2 bill

      along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, & Sam Livingston he was on the committee which drafted the Declara tion of Independance. He signed all four of the founding documents of the United States
      The Articles of Association
      The Articles of Confederation
      The Decla ration of Independence
      The United States Constitution.


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