Thomas Sherman1

M, #18749, b. before 1514, d. before 17 September 1585
Father*Thomas Sherman2 b. c 1490, d. bt 20 Jan 1551 - 16 Nov 1551
Mother*Jane Waller2 b. c 1495, d. c 1573
Relationship11th great-granduncle of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceSHERMAN 004
     Thomas Sherman, son of Thomas Sherman and Jane Waller, was born before 1514.2 Thomas Sherman was the son of Thomas Sherman and Jane Waller.2 Thomas Sherman married first Elizabeth Yaxley, daughter of Anthony Yaxley and Elizabeth Garneys, before 1551.2 Thomas Sherman married second Barbara Wheatcroft, daughter of William Wheatcroft and Alice (?), circa 1579.2 Thomas Sherman died before 17 September 1585 survived by Barbara Wheatcroft.2 Thomas Sherman was buried on 17 September 1585 in Yaxley, Suffolk, England.2
     He became the father of Elizabeth Sherman between 1553 and 1568. Thomas Sherman became a widower with the death of his wife, Elizabeth Yaxley after 10 January 1573.2 Thomas Sherman became the father of John Sherman circa 1582.2

Family 1

Elizabeth Yaxley b. between 1514 and 1533, d. after 10 January 1573

Family 2

Barbara Wheatcroft b. between 1514 and 1533, d. 18 January 1621/22
Last Edited9 Sep 2002


  1. [S48] Jr Curtis A Preece, WFT Vol. 5, Tree 3259.
  2. [S56] Thomas Townsend Sherman, Sherman Genealogy, including Families of Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk, England, some descendants of the immigrants Captain John Sherman, Reverend John Sherman, Edmund Sherman, and Samuel Sherman and the descendants of Honorable Roger Sherman and Honorable Charles R Sherman (New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1920; reprint Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.