Lucy Sherman (Whitney) (1744 - 1809) MP

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Birthplace: Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Barre, Washington, Vermont, United States
Managed by: Anne R. Dick
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About Lucy Sherman (Whitney)

Born Aug. 27, 1744 in Massachusetts. Died Aug. 13, 1809 in Barre, Washington County, VT.

Daughter of Elizabeth Hastings (1716 - 1800) and Samuel Whitney (1710 - 1788).

Children:

  1. Jonathan (md. Thankful Smith)
  2. Mary (md. Josiah Holbrook)
  3. Clara (md. John Browning)
  4. Asaph (died an infant)
  5. Lucy (md. Joseph Browning)
  6. Betsey (md. Joseph Watson)
  7. Susanna (md. Jacob Scott)
  8. Candace (md 1. Job Adams 2. Col. Wm Busnell)

Her grandaughter, named in her honor, was Lucy Adams Peck, daughter of Candace Sherman and Job Adams Sr.

Graveston Inscription:

In memory of

Mrs. Lucy Sherman

wife of

Asaph Sherman Esq.

who departed this

life August 13 1809

aged 65 Years

She left 5 children

& 49 grandchildren

Friends & physicians could not save

Her mortal body from the grave

Nor can the grave contain it here

When Christ doth call her to appear.


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Lucy Sherman's Timeline

1744
August 27, 1744
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1762
1762
Age 17
Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1763
1763
Age 18
1765
1765
Age 20
Barre, MA, USA
1766
August 25, 1766
Age 21
1772
November 18, 1772
Age 28
Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1809
August 13, 1809
Age 64
Barre, Washington, Vermont, United States
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Barre, Washington, VT, USA