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 Added: 3/12/2014 3:14:00 PM - 1 Updated: 6/16/2014 9:58:40 AM - 1
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 Added: 4/4/2014 12:44:33 PM - 1 Updated: 6/16/2014 9:59:08 AM - 1
Ancestors Who Were Born Here
(14 September 1795, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - , )
(5 November 1730, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 2 March 1816, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
John Ernest Irvine
(21 January 1889, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA - 14 March 1955, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
(1 July 1709, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA - 1772, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
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