Reverand John Sherman1

M, #1693, b. 26 December 1613, d. 8 August 1685
Father*Edmond Sherman b. 23 Jun 1572, d. c 1641
Mother*Joan Makin b. c 1575, d. c 1618
Relationship1st cousin 11 times removed of Robert Michael Damon
     Reverand John Sherman, son of Edmond Sherman and Joan Makin, was born on 26 December 1613 in Dedham, Essex, England.1 Reverand John Sherman was the son of Edmond Sherman and Joan Makin. Reverand John Sherman married Abigail Thomas between 1630 and 1662.1 Reverand John Sherman married Mary Gibbs circa 1639.1 Reverand John Sherman married Mary Launce in 1645 in Watertown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1 Reverand John Sherman died on 8 August 1685 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, at age 71.1
     John's mother Joan Makin died circa 1618 in New Haven, Connecticut.1 John's father Edmond Sherman died circa 1641 in New Haven, Connecticut.1 Reverand John Sherman became a widower with the death of his wife, Mary Gibbs in 1644 in New Haven, Connecticut.1 John's daughter was married at wedding of Mary Sherman and Daniel Allen circa 1658.2

Family 1


Family 2

Abigail Thomas b. between 1609 and 1629, d. between 1630 and 1713

Family 3

Mary Gibbs b. between 1601 and 1623, d. 1644

Family 4

Mary Launce b. circa 1620, d. circa 1709
Last Edited8 Jan 2003


  1. [S48] Jr Curtis A Preece, WFT Vol. 5, Tree 3259.
  2. [S199] Henry Bond M.D., Genealogies Of The Descendants Of The Early Settlers Of Watertown Massachusetts, Including Waltham And Weston; To Which Is Appended The Early History Of The Town., Second Edition, Two Volumes in One (Boston: The N. E. Historic-Genealogical Society, 1860, 1978, 1981). Repository: New England Historical Genealogical Society 101 Newbury St, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 02116, at. Hereinafter cited as Watertown Genealogy.