Place:Sherman (town), Chautauqua, New York, United States

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NameSherman (town)
Alt namesSherman
TypeTown
Coordinates42.15°N 79.583°W
Located inChautauqua, New York, United States
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Sherman is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The town is an interior town in the county, west of Chautauqua Lake. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 1,653. The town contains a village, also named Sherman.

History

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The town was first settled around 1823. The town of Sherman was formed in 1924 from a region of the town of Mina.

The source of the town's name is Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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  • Outstanding guide to Sherman family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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