Candace Sherman Adams Bushnell

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Candace Bushnell (Sherman)

Birthplace: Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Hartford, Washington, Wisconsin, United States
Cause of death: old age
Place of Burial: Hartford, Washington , Wisconsin, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Asaph Sherman and Lucy Sherman
Wife of Job Adams and Col. William Bushnell
Mother of Polly Green; Lucy Peck; Candace Palmer and Sally Adams
Sister of Clara Browning; Lucy Browning; Betsy or Betty Watson; Jonathan Sherman and Mary Holbrook

Managed by: Hatte Anne Blejer
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About Candace Sherman Adams Bushnell

Birth: Nov. 18, 1772 in Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA. Death: Dec. 24, 1862 in Hartford, Washington County, Wisconsin, USA

Daughter of Lucy Whitney and Asalph Sherman.

Married her first husband, divorcee, Job Adams Sr. 8 January 1796 at Barre, Washington, Vermont.

She was mother to Polly Sherman, born 3 May 1793 at Barre. They moved to Job's home on West Hill in the east part of what had been Wildersburgh Township before its' 1793 naming of "Barre".

A daughter, born to them 6 October 1798 at Barre, was Lucy Adams. Another, named Candace Adams was born 29 September 1800 and Sally Adams was born about 1801 also at Barre.

Candace's daughters married as follows:

  1. Polly Sherman md. Isriel Gruin 26 April 1814 at Barre. Later married Cyril Green.
  2. Lucy Adams md. Lewis Peck 6 December 1818 at Barre.
  3. Candace Adams md. Dr. Benjamin Palmer 6 January 1824 at Bloomfield, Trumbull, Ohio.
  4. Sally Adams, unmarried. (aka as Sally Bushnell)

Candace remained a widow for 25 years after Job's death at 39 years old.

She moved to Bloomfield, Trumbull, Ohio with her oldest daughter & 2 youngest daughters. On 8 May 1829, she married a prominent Trumbull County widower, her second husband, Colonel William Bushnell at Lyme, New London, Connecticut.

He lived until age 83 and she until 90.


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Candace Sherman Adams Bushnell's Timeline

November 18, 1772
Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
May 3, 1793
Age 20
Barre, Washington, VT, USA
October 6, 1798
Age 25
September 29, 1800
Age 27
Age 27
December 24, 1862
Age 90
Hartford, Washington, Wisconsin, United States
Hartford, Washington , Wisconsin, USA