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  (b. 25 November 1670 Portsmouth, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. )  

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SHERMAN Genealogy

Elizabeth SHERMAN was born 25 November 1670 in Portsmouth, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Elizabeth SHERMAN was the child of Peleg SHERMAN   and   Elizabeth LAWTON and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Phillip SHEARMAN and Sarah ODDING (maternal)  Thomas LAWTON and Elizabeth SALISBURY

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Stokes POTTER abt. 1702 in Dartmouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Stokes POTTER  was born abt. 1665 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills).  He died 25 January 1718 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills).  He was the son of Nathaniel POTTER and Elizabeth STOKES.
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Prior to 1633 - New England
1633 - 1662 - Providence Plantations
1663 - 1685 - Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1790 - Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
May 29, 1790 - Rhode Island becomes 13th U.S. state

  • 1670 Birth
    1670 SHEARMAN SHEARMAN Elizabeth, Nov. 25, 1670. 1 10 Birth Portsmouth

    Rhode Island Births and Christenings
    name: Elizabeth Sherman
    gender: Female
    baptism/ christening date:
    baptism/ christening place:
    birth date: 25 Nov 1670
    death date:
    name note:
    father's name: Peleg Sherman
    father's birthplace:
    father's age:
    mother's name: Elizabeth
    mother's birthplace:
    mother's...

    (RI) - Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850
  • 1703 Birth of Child
    Isabelle POTTER was born 19 October 1703, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
  • 1707 Birth of Child
    Hannah POTTER was born 3 May 1707, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)

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Added: 4/12/2009 10:27:21 PM - Updated: 8/16/2015 2:06:55 PM

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