Biography of Philip T. Sherman
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Sherman, Philip T., son of William Sprague and Susan (Tabor) Sherman, was born in Fall River, Mass., May 28, 1846. After completing his common school education he secured a position in the Fall River Iron Works, and after a three years' service in the nail department he served an apprenticeship at the molder's trade, in which he was engaged until 1891, when he removed to his present farm, where he has since been successfully engaged in farming. In December, 1866, he married Marietta, daughter of Gideon and Martha (Gray) Manchester of Fall River, Mass., and they had four children: Eugena, wife of Charles Hambley of Dartmouth; Ida, wife of William Davis of Fall River; Melvin O., died March 12, 1877, aged seven years and five months; and Lillie E., died February 26, 1877, aged three years and three months.

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A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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