Biography of William P. Sherman


Sherman, William P., was born in North Collins, where he resides, January 1, 1847. His father, Jonathan Sherman, was a native of New Bedford, Mass., came to North Collins in 1815 and went through the hardships of pioneer life. He married Mercy, daughter of James Pickens; he died in 1855. William P. Sherman was educated in North Collins and through life has been engaged in farming. He spent three years in the oil regions and in 1881 established the mercantile business now conducted by him; in 1885 he established a basket factory. In 1866 he married Miss Ann E, daughter of Ichabod Wood, and they have two children, Mrs. Neva B. White of Buffalo and Miss Edna.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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