Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Where is Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA?
People, Pictures and News From the Past
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
Add YOUR Ancestor To This Page
History / News
1862 - Avoiding the Civil War Draft
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 Original and Authentic Materials : Consisting of Two Parts ... : with an Accurate and Improved Map of Each State
Authors John Chauncey Pease, John Milton Niles
Publisher W.S. Marsh, 1819
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
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
John Ernest Irvine
(21 Jan 1889, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA - 14 Mar 1955, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
(1 JUL 1709, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA - 1772, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Ancestors Who Were Married Here
Are you from Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA? Do you have ancestors from there?
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.
If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA, leave a message here!
There are currently no memories or messages about Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. YOU can be the first to add one!
Add Your Memory or Message