|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1728|
|Death: ||Jul. 19, 1814|
He was known as Deacon Sherman Boardman. He was the fourth child and only son of Rev. Daniel Boardman and Jerusha (Sherman, Seeley) Boardman, also buried in this cemetery. He married Sarah Bostwick of New Milford on December 3, 1755. They had 7 children. A son, Homer Boardman, is also buried in this cemetery. When Sherman was 68, he had held 47 years of civil or military office in the state or town and was for 21 sessions a member of the State Assembly. See also: http://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA269&lpg=PA269&dq=Sherman+Boardman+of+New+Milford,+Connecticut&source=bl&ots=r3b-dUqFuH&sig=VtePVVl6vykkKqqB4II4hheIZmA&hl=en&ei=FTj4TIfNJZCosQOowaXHAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CEQQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q&f=false
and "History of the Towns of New Milford and Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1803-1882"
For more information on the Boardman family of New Milford, see also
Daniel Boardman (1686 - 1744)
Jerusha Sherman Boardman (1693 - 1777)
Sarah Bostwick Boardman (1730 - 1818)
Elijah Boardman (1760 - 1823)*
Homer Boardman (1764 - 1851)*
"In memory of Sherman Boardman, Esq. who died July 19, 1814 aged 86 years. And of Sarah his wife who died Oct. 17, 1818 aged 88 years"
"Behold fond man!
See here thy pictured life
pass some few years;
Thy flowering Spring, thy summers
Thy sober autumn fading
And pale concluding Winter
comes at last
And shuts the scene."
Note: Also DAR Revolutionary War patriot emblem placed at base of marker.
Maintained by: J Edwards
Originally Created by: karen kelly
Record added: Oct 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43536537
Added: Oct. 25, 2009