Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p86


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as now, sometimes Sharman. Of this name, twelve had, in l834, been
gr. at Yale, and two at Harv.

freem. 4 Mar. 1635, rem. bef. 1647, to Haverhill, there had license to
sell wine, may have been at Dover short time, in 1659, but d. at H. 5
Sept. 1678, of gr. age, as tradit. tells, of course, a. 100 yrs. His w. Elizabeth
wh. had been wid. of Humphrey Griffin, in her will, of 30 July 1670,
names her five ch by the former h. but nothing is heard of any issue
of S.

    SHERWIN, JOHN, Ipswich, m. 25 Nov. 1667, Frances, d. of Edward
Loomis, had Mary, b. Aug. 1679; Frances, 27 Jan. 1682; Sarah, 7
Oct. 168. the last fig. being lost from the rec. He m. sec. w. 30 Sept.
1691, Mary, eldest d. of WilIiam Chandler of Andover, had John;
Alice, 21 Jan. 1694; Abigail, 4 May 1695; Elinor, 28 June 1696;
William, 27 July 1698; and Jacob, 17 Oct. 1699; and d. 15 Oct. 1726,
aged 82. Mary m. 9 June 1702, Caleb Foster.

    SHERWINGTON or SHERRINGTON, THOMAS, Propound. for freem. of
Conn. 1672; but his resid. is not told, nor anything more kn. to me.

    SHERWOOD, GEORGE, New London, d. 1 May 1674. MATTHEW,
Fairfield 1664, then adm. freem. was ens. in 1673. STEPHEN, Greenwich,
a propr. in 1672, had been adm. freem. in 1664, m. Rebecca, d. of
first Benjamin Turney, was prob. s. of Thomas, br. of preced.
THOMAS, Stratford, or Fairfield, first at S. 1645, had come to Boston,
1634, in the Francis from Ipswich, aged 48 with w. Alice 47; and
ch. Ann, 14; Rose, 11; Thomas, 10; and Rebecca, 9; and may be thot.
to have had others, b. bef. or aft. or both, for his will of June 1657, pro.
4 June 1658, ment. s. John and Thomas, d. Mary, w. Sarah, and refers
to other ds. without nam. them. His est. was good. THOMAS, Fairfield,
or Stratford, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. was, perhaps, rather than his f.
the freem. of 1664; and prob. had that Thomas, propound. for freem. 1672.
But his inv. of May 1676, ment. no w. or ch. Of this name, eleven had
been gr. at Yale 1846.

    SHESTELL or SHESTEN, THOMAS, Boston 1665, lighterman, was a
householder 1695; and I kn. no more of so strange a name, but that he
made mortg. of his est. in 1666, wh. soon was dischg.

    SHETHER, SHEATHER or SHEDAR, JOHN, Guilford 1650, in the list
of freem. 1669, rem. to Killingworth, there d. leav. John, and, perhaps,
other childr. bef. May 1677, when his wid. Susanna, on her petitn. was
empower. to make deed. JOHN, Killingworth, s. I presume of the
preced. m. 9 Jan. 1679, Elizabeth d. of William Wellman of the same, had
Elizabeth b. 20 Nov. 1679; Hannah, 25 Nov. 1681; John, 23 Mar. 1685;
Rachel; and Susanna. His w. d. 5 Feb. 1718; and he d. 12 May 1721.

    SHILLINGSWORTH, THOMAS, Plymouth 1643, freem. 1644, must be