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. wikipedia

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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/
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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 ...Read MORE...


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

1906
Sherman, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in Sherman township (town), about 13 miles N. of Danbury. Pop. of the town in 1900, 658.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
Added: 10/22/2014 7:45:47 PM - 1  Updated: 10/23/2014 11:14:03 AM - 1


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


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


Ancestors Who Died Here


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

Irvine
America/USA  John Ernest Irvine (21 January 1889, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA - 14 March 1955, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)

Mosher
America/USA  Daniel Mosher (1 July 1709, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA - 1772, Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
 


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Cemeteries in Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA






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