Grace Livermore (Sherman)

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Grace Sherman

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dedham, Colchester, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, MA, USA
Place of Burial: Chelmsford, Middlesex County, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edmund Sherman, of New Haven and Joan Grace Sherman
Wife of Capt. John Livermore
Mother of Martha Parker (Livermore); Lieut. John Livermore; Nathaniel Livermore; Samuel Livermore; Hannah Coolidge and 5 others
Sister of Edmund Sherman; Ann Cross; Richard Sherman; Rev. John Sherman; Hon. Samuel Sherman and 5 others
Half sister of William "The Pilgrim" Sherman; Hester Ward; Mary Sherman and Bezaleel Sherman

Occupation: obstetrician, Obstetrician/Midwife, Obstretrician
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About Grace Livermore (Sherman)

Grace - b. about 1616, England; d. 1691, Chelmsford, MA. Will dated Dec. 19, 1690; proved Jun. 16, 1691. To America Apr. 1634 in the 'Francis' with husband and one child. Married in England about 1632 John LIVERMORE (b. 1607, England; d. Apr. 14, 1684, Watertown, MA). Settled at Watertown, MA, but lived from about 1639 to 1653 at New Haven, CT where 4 children were baptized. Children of Grace and John LIVERMORE: Hannah married John COOLIDGE, Jr. (ancestors of Pres. TAFT, and of Robert H. GODDARD); Elizabeth; Sarah married James TOWNSEND; Lt. John married first Hannah, and second Elizabeth GROUT; Nathaniel; Samuel married Anna BRIDGE; Daniel; a child died in infancy; Mary possibly married John RUSSELL; Edmund died in infancy; and Martha married Abraham PARKER, Jr.

Her name appears repeatedly in the Colonial records as a midwife

Children:

  1. Hannah Coolidge; b. 1633, England; d. December 23, 1678; m. John Coolidge (a junior)
  2. Elizabeth, d. Bef 1684 (Source: Ref: "Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown," Incl. Waltham & Weston, by Henry Bond.).
  3. Sarah Townsend, d. Bef 1684.
  4. John (1) Hannah (2) Elizabeth Grout; born ca. 1638 Wethersfield, CT. Died Feb. 9, 1718/19 Weston, MA
  5. Nathaniel, died February 12, 1735/36 (Source: Ref: "The Livermore Family of America," by Walter Eliot Thwing, pub. W.B. Clarke Company of Boston, 1902)
  6. Samuel married Anna Bridge. b. May 11, 1640, New Haven, CT (Source: Ref: "Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown," Incl. Waltham & Weston, by Henry Bond.); d. December 5, 1690
  7. Daniel, b. ABT October 7, 1643, New Haven, CT.
  8. child, died in infancy
  9. Mary, married possibly John Russell; b. ABT September 12, 1647, New Haven, CT; d. October 26, 1674, Watertown, Mass.
  10. Edmund died in infancy, b. March 8, 1658/59, Watertown, MA (Source: Ref: "The Livermore Family of America," by Walter Eliot Thwing, pub. W.B. Clarke Company of Boston, 1902); d. May 24, 1659, Watertown, MA
  11. Martha married Abraham Parker (son of Abraham Parker). Of Chemsford.

Sources

-------------------- marriage, 1633, Ipswich, Suffolk, England arrived Boston 1634

"her name repeatedly occures in the Court Records as a Midwife. Wm. Perry & wife Anna of Watertown, in a petition to the County Court 1682, mentions "our sister Livermore midwife, and our sister, "Chinery".

first midwife in Chlemsford and oldest headstone in the Burying Ground there

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Grace Livermore (Sherman)'s Timeline

1615
June 18, 1615
Dedham, Colchester, Essex, England, (Present UK)
June 18, 1615
Dedham, Essex, England, United Kingdom
1616
June 18, 1616
Age 1
Dedham, Colchester, Essex, England, (Present UK)
June 18, 1616
Age 1
., Dedham, Essex, England
June 18, 1616
Age 1
., Dedham, Essex, England
June 18, 1616
Age 1
., Dedham, Essex, England
1633
July 13, 1633
Age 18
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, (Present UK)
1637
1637
Age 21
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1638
September 1638
Age 23
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1639
1639
Age 23
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA