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Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - The Farmhouse Built 1723
Timber Trails, Sherman, Conn.
Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
The Farmhouse Built 1723
Timber Trails, Sherman, Conn.
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Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - Lake Candlewood from Allen's Camp, Sherman, Conn.
Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Lake Candlewood from Allen's Camp, Sherman, Conn.
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Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - The Beach On Valley Lake
Timber Trails, Sherman, Conn.
Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
The Beach On Valley Lake
Timber Trails, Sherman, Conn.
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Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA?  The town was formed in 1802 from the northern part of New Fairfield. It is named for New Haven's Founding Father, Roger Sherman.

en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Sherman,_Connecticut

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1802 - (Sherman, CT) - Incorporated in 1802, the town took its name from founding father Roger Sherman.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ sherman/
1819 - Sherman
Sherman is a township, situated in the northwest corner of the county, 60 miles from Hartford; bounded on the north by Kent, in Litchfield county, on the east by New-Milford, on the south by New-Fairfield, and on the west by the State of New-York; having an average length of 9 and a half miles, and an average breadth of only 2 and a half miles, containing 23 and three-fourths square miles...

A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Written with Care and Impartiality, from Or... Read MORE...

News 1862 - Avoiding the Civil War Draft
A man named Hoag, belonging to Sherman, Conn., purposely cut his hand with a scythe, to avoid being drafted. The wound bled profusely, and he shortly afterwards died.
San Francisco Bulletin
San Francisco, California
September 15, 1862
News 1871 - Runs in the family
Royal Briggs, who committed suicide at Sherman, Conn., the other day, was the last of six brothers who have made way with themselves.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
March 18, 1871


Ancestors Who Were Born and/or Died Here




Barnes
male Stephen Barnes (5 November 1730, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 2 March 1816, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)

Giddings
male Hiram Giddings (14 September 1795, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Solomon Giddings (5 October 1793, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - , )

Irvine
male John Ernest Irvine (21 Jan 1889, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA - 14 Mar 1955, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)

Mosher
male Daniel Mosher (1 JUL 1709, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA - 1772, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
 


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