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Grave has been located American Revolutionary War Soldier flag male ancestor  Josiah  SHERMAN

  (b. 2 April 1729 Stoughton, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 24 November 1789 Woodbury, Connecticut, USA )  

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Josiah SHERMAN was born 2 April 1729 in Stoughton, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Josiah SHERMAN was the child of William SHERMAN   and   Mehitable WELLINGTON

Josiah was a soldier in the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Martha MINOT 24 January 1757 in Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Martha MINOT  was born 1 February 1738 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.  She died abt. 1820 in Durham, New York, USA.  She was the daughter of James MINOT and Elizabeth WILDER.

Josiah SHERMAN died 24 November 1789 in Woodbury, Connecticut, USA.
Details of the family tree of Josiah appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? January 1, 1892 - Ellis Island becomes chief immigration station of the U.S.
Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • Josiah SHERMAN
    Biography North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016., page 88
  • Bio
    Graduated from Nassau Hall (Princeton University) in 1754. Honorary Master of Arts 1758 Harvard College. Honorary Master of Arts 1765 Yale College. Preached for 15 years in Woburn, MA. 1775-1781 - Preached in Milford (New Milford) CT. Settled in Goshen, CT until 1788. Fought in Revolutionary War.
  • 1729 Birth
    2 April 1729
    Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA

  • Woodbury, Connecticut, USA
  • 1757 Marriage / Partner
    Josiah SHERMAN and Martha MINOT 24 January 1757, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1757 Birth of Child
    Minot SHERMAN was born 9 December 1757, Woburn, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1758 Birth of Child
    Martha SHERMAN was born 8 December 1758, Woburn, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1761 Birth of Child
    Elizabeth SHERMAN was born 26 March 1761, Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

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Added: 5/13/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 7/16/2019 8:02:29 PM

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