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  • ID: I04287
  • Name: Hiram Phillips Sherman
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 18 JAN 1814 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
  • Death: 7 FEB 1892 in Canistota, South Dakota
  • Burial: FEB 1892 Canistota, SD, Canistota Cemetery
  • Note:
    The 1840 census shows Hiram, his wife and two children living in Waldo County Maine near the town of Knox, Maine.
    The 1850 census shows Hiram and Deborah Sherman farming in Waldo County, Maine near the town of Knox. They both indicate that they were born in Maine, as do all their children, Cephas (male) 11, William 10, Lylvinar (male) 8, George G. 6, and Lucy H. 3 years old.

    1850 Census
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    Date Of Census: 1 OCT 1850
    Location: KNOW TOWNSHIP, WALDO COUNTY, MAINE
    Census location: T432 #271
    Real estate value: 800
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    Name: Age Sex Profession Place Born
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    SHERMAN, HIRAM P. 36 M FARMER MAINE
    SHERMAN, DEBORAH 34 F
    SHERMAN, CEPHAS 11 M
    SHERMAN, WILLIAM W. 10 M
    SHERMAN, LYLVINAR C. 8 M
    SHERMAN, GEORGE R. 6 M
    SHERMAN, LUCY H. 3 F
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    The 1860 census shows Hiram and Deborah Sherman farming in Waldo County near the town of Knox. Seven children are living at home. Cephas, who would be 21 years, is living away from home or has died.
    1860 Census
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    Date Of Census: 28 JUN 1860
    Location: KNOX TOWNSHIP, WALDO COUNTY, MAINE
    Census location: T653 #453, PAGE 26, DWELLING 195, FAMILY 197
    Real estate value: 800
    Personal property value: 225
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    Name: Age Sex Profession Place Born
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    SHERMAN, HIRAM 46 M FARMER MAINE
    SHERMAN, DEBORAH 46 F MAINE
    SHERMAN, WILLIAM W. 19 M
    SHERMAN, LYLONIA ? 18 F
    SHERMAN, GEORGE R. 16 M
    SHERMAN, LUCY 12 F
    SHERMAN, JOHN B. 8 M
    SHERMAN, ELISHA 6 M
    SHERMAN, DAVID M. 3 M
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    The 1870 census shows Hiram Sherman farming in Waldo County, near Knox, Maine. It would appear that Deborah Sherman, Hiram's wife, had died as she is not listed in the 1870 census. Living with him are his children Elisha 15, David 13, and Lucy 22. Also living in the home is a Lucy Sherman 81 years old -- probably Hiram's mother. A Ruth Wentworth 30, and four of her children ages 2 to 12 are also living in the home.
    Hiram Sherman died in 1892 and is buried in Canistota, South Dakota.

    1870 Census
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    Date Of Census: 23 JUN 1870
    Location: KNOX TOWNSHIP, WALDO COUNTY, MAINE
    Census location: T593 #560, PAGE 7, DWELLING 59, FAMILY 57
    Real estate value: 3000
    Personal property value: 1100
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    Name: Age Sex Profession
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    SHERMAN, HIRAM 56 M FARMER
    SHERMAN, LUCY 81 F KEEPING HOUSE
    SHERMAN, ELISHA 15 M AT HOME
    SHERMAN, DAVID 13 M AT HOME
    SHERMAN, LUCY 22 F DOMESTIC SERVANT
    WENTWORTH, RUTH 30 F DOMESTIC SERVANT
    WENTWORTH, GEORGE R. 12 M AT HOME
    WENTWORTH, HERBERT H. 7 M AT HOME
    WENTWORTH, MARY 4 F AT HOME
    WENTWORTH, NELLIE 2 F AT HOME
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    Place Father Mother
    Name: Of Birth Foreign born Foreign born
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    SHERMAN, HIRAM MAINE
    SHERMAN, LUCY MAFS???
    SHERMAN, ELISHA MAINE
    SHERMAN, DAVID MAINE
    SHERMAN, LUCY MAINE
    WENTWORTH, RUTH MAINE
    WENTWORTH, GEORGE R. MAINE
    WENTWORTH, HERBERT H. MAINE
    WENTWORTH, MARY MAINE
    WENTWORTH, NELLIE MAINE
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    Father: Elisha Sherman b: 30 AUG 1777 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
    Mother: Lucy Hatch b: 19 SEP 1788 in Marshfield, Maine

    Marriage 1 Deborah Brown b: 1816 in Maine
    • Married: 16 MAY 1837 in Maine
    Children
    1. Has No Children Joseph Cephas Sherman b: 15 JAN 1839 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
    2. Has No Children William W. Sherman b: 1840 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
    3. Has No Children Sylvannus C. Sherman b: 1842 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
    4. Has Children George Russell Sherman b: OCT 1843 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
    5. Has No Children Lucy Hatch Sherman b: BET. 1847 - 1849 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
    6. Has No Children John B. Sherman b: 1852 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
    7. Has No Children Elisha Sherman b: 1854 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
    8. Has No Children David M. Sherman b: 1857 in Knox, Waldo County, Maine
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