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Judith Sherman (Anger)

Also Known As: "Angier"
Birthplace: Dedham, Essex, England
Death: Died in Probably England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Anger, Sr. and Ann Anger
Wife of Edmund Sherman, of New Haven and Edmund Sherman
Mother of William "The Pilgrim" Sherman; Hester Ward; Mary Sherman and Bezaleel Sherman
Sister of Phebe Anger

Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Judith Sherman

Edmund Sherman was buried at St. James, Colchester, Essex 2 September 1661. He married in Dedham, Essex, 15 May 1611 Judith Anger/Angier, baptized in Dedham 5 June 1587, daughter of William Anger and Ann Rye. There is a widespread misconception that this couple had descendants in New England. The 1658 will of Rev. John Sherman mentioned 'the two children of uncle Edmond Sherman' but did not name them. The nuncupative of Edmund Sherman of Colchester St James, Webster, made in August 1661 was proved in Colchester 14 October 1661 by Edmund Sherman, described in the will as his 'only child'. the sole executor', to whom he left 'all his goods and estate whatsoever.' These two wills taken together suggest that the testator's last surviving daughter died between 1658 and 1661, unless he had disowned her. Children of Edmund and Judith Anger/Angier Sherman, all baptisms at St. James, Colchester - i. Judith Sherman, bp 22 July 1612; d. after 19 Jan. 1623/4 when named in the will of John Anger ii. Anne Sherman, bp. 22nd Sept 1614; d. after 19 Jan 1623/4 when named in the will of John Anger iii.Ezekiel Sherman, bp. 19 March 1616/17; probably died young iv. Mary Sherman, bp. 4 March 1617/8; probably d. young v. Edmund Sherman, bp. 20 Aug. 1620; d. after 14 Oct. 1661 [when he proved his father's will] m. Elizabeth, bur. St. James, Colchester, 3 Nov, 1660 Source - NEHGR; Vol 167; January 2013; Whole Number 665; Earliest Shermans of Dedham Essex, pp 45 & 51/52; Michael Johnson Wood

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Judith Sherman's Timeline

June 5, 1587
Dedham, Essex, England
Age 10
April 29, 1599
Age 11
Dedham, Essex, England
April 1, 1606
Age 18
Dedham, Essex, England
March 31, 1611
Age 23
Probably England
September 17, 1611
Age 23
Dedham, Essex, England
Age 23
Essex, , England
Age 23
Watertown, Massachusetts
Wethersfield, Connecticut