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James Sherman
Birth: 1654
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1717
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

James Sherman is the son of John Sherman and Mary Launce of Watertown.
He married Mary Walker, daughter of Thomas Walker and Mary Stone on 3 May 1680 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts.

James' career as a preacher ended when he was tired before a church court presided over by Increase Mather. He was charged with bad conduct, including preaching while intoxicated. He was convicted, deposed, defrocked and excommunicated. He later became a physician..
(source: Franklin Dexter, Extracts from the itineraties and other Miscellanies of Ezna Stiles, D.D., litt.D., 1755-1794 (New Haven: Yale, 1896), pg 249-249)


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Sherman (1613 - 1685)
  Mary Launce Sherman (1620 - 1710)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Walker Sherman (1661 - 1709)*
 
 Children:
  James Sherman (____ - 1729)*
  John Sherman (1683 - 1774)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Sherman (1641 - 1716)**
  Abigail Sherman Willard (1645 - 1679)*
  James Sherman (1654 - 1717)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Wadsworth Cemetery
Sudbury
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Elton Ellis
Originally Created by: Lawrence H. Grunert
Record added: Jun 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71536650
James Sherman
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- Alexis
 Added: Dec. 28, 2013
For My 9th Great Grandfather, May You Forever Rest in Peace.
- Elton Ellis
 Added: Sep. 19, 2012

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 Added: Jul. 21, 2012
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