Biography of Wesley E. Sherman
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Sherman, Wesley E., born in Pittstown on the Sherman homestead January 21, 1857, is a son of Platt and Phebe (Francisco) Sherman, he also born on the farm of Wesley E., and she in Western New York. The grandfather, Stephen Sherman, came from Dutchess county at an early day, settling on the farm now owned by W. E. Sherman; he married Ruth Sisson. Platt Sherman was reared on the farm and with the exception of about three years, spent his life on the homestead. Mr. Sherman was born April 11, 1814, and died July 15, 1882. Mrs. Sherman was born February 17, 1820, died February 8, 1892. W. E. Sherman was reared on the farm and has always resided on the homestead which he now owns; be has 194 acres of land. He is at present a road commissioner and a member of P. of H. January 2, 1879, Mr. Sherman married Ella M., daughter of Stephen and Caroline (Lamb) Pierce, he a native of Hoosick and she of Pittstown; Mr. Pierce was a farmer. Mrs. Pierce resides with Mr. Sherman. To Mr. and Mrs. Sherman were born two children: Everett Eugene, and Emily Frances.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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