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Susan Sherman (Lawrence)

Also Known As: "Susan Hills", "Susan Renee Lawrence"
Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Dedham, Essex, England
Death: August 31, 1610 (55-65)
Dedham, Essex, England
Place of Burial: Dedham, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Lawrence, II; NN Lawrence; Lady Agnes Vanderbecke Lawrence and NN Lawrence
Wife of Lancelot Ward and Henry Sherman, Jr.
Mother of Philippa Sherman (Ward); Robert Ward; Daughter Ward; Martha Sherman; Phebe Fenne (Sherman) and 14 others
Sister of John Lawrence, III; Richard Lawrence, I; Ann Eachard; Thomas Lawrence; Elizabeth Davis and 4 others

Occupation: 4 children
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About Susan Sherman

Susan is the 12th Great Grandmother of George W. Bush.



WARNING: secondary sources are all over the map with regard to these SHERMANs. Beware especially of files at WorldConnect; the errors there are horrendous. I've confined what I show here to what was given by David Sherman's 1870 article in the NEHGR (cited as Source 1 below).

Husband: Henry2 SHERMAN

Birth: ca. 1550s, Dedham, ESS

Death: 28 Aug 1610

Will Signed: 21 Aug 1610

Will Proved: 8 Sep 1610

Occupation: clothier

Father: Henry1 SHERMAN

Mother: Agnes BUTTER


Wife: Susan HILLES / HILLS

Birth: ca. 1550s

Death: Aug/Sep 1610

Will Signed: 31 Aug 1610

Will Proved: 12 Sep 1610

Children — born in Dedham, ESS:

 1.  Henry SHERMAN, b. 1571; d. 1645 
 2.  Samuel SHERMAN, b. 1573 
 3.  Susan SHERMAN, b. 1575 
 4.  Edmond SHERMAN, b. ca. 1580s 
 5.  Nathaniel SHERMAN; d. 1580; must have died young 
 6.  Nathaniel SHERMAN; b. 1582; d. 1615; m. Priscilla __?__ 
 7.  John SHERMAN, b. 17 Aug 1586 
 8.  Elizabeth SHERMAN 
 9.  Ezekiel SHERMAN, b. 23 Jul 1589 

10. Mary SHERMAN, b. 27 Jul 1592

11. Daniel SHERMAN; d. 1634

Keywords for search engines: UK, United Kingdom, ENG, England, Essex



1. David Sherman. 1870. "The Sherman Family." New England Historical and Genealogical Record 24(Jan): 63-72.

2. Henry F. Waters. 1896. "Genealogical Gleanings in England." New England Historical and Genealogical Record 50(Apr): 249-288. Several SHERWOOD wills, including those of Henry and Susan on pp. 285-286.

Last name noted as "Hills" in Account of Sherman Family" in Boston Evening transcript of January 1933.

Last name noted as "Lawrence" in "Sherman Genealogy" by Thomas Townsend Sherman, pub. N.Y. Tobias A. Wright, Printer, published in 1920.

Possibly had a second husband.

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Susan Sherman's Timeline

August 17, 1549
Moze, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Dedham, Essex, England
Age 17
May 1, 1570
Age 21
Dedham, Essex, England, (Present UK)
August 20, 1571
Age 22
Dedham, Essex, England, United Kingdom
January 11, 1573
Age 24
Dedham (near Colcehster), Essex, England, (Present UK)
August 7, 1575
Age 26
Dedham, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Age 27
Dedham, Essex, England