Jacob Sherman

  • Birth 1797 USA
  • Death 23 Nov 1869 Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Clitherall, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot Lot # 54
  • Memorial ID 47295169

Son of Edward Sherman who arrived in America from Liverpool, England and settled in Newport, Herkimer County, New York. Mothers name unknown.

Fought in the War of 1812.

His father and mother removed to Minnesota in 1857. Jacob would move his family there in 1868 ending up in Clitherall, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, the home of the Cutlerite movement of the Morman Church.

Married Rhoda Stearns, daughter of Levi and Keziah (Wetherbee) Stearns.

Children:

Eleanor Colwell married George Gould
Frederick
Jane
John
Theodore F.
Mary
Franklin B.
Cassius
Levi
William

Siblings:

Job
Mary
Eliza
Martha
Jane Sarah
Lucy

Alexandria Post, Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota

Saturday, December 4, 1869 page 4 column 3

Died

On the 23rd of November , 1869, at Silver Lake, in Otter Tail County, Jacob Sherman, aged 72 years. He leaves a wife, many children and a large circle of friends who mourn his loss. Yet all believe he will inherit a mansion prepared for the faithful. He was respected as a neighbor, honored as a father, and loved as a companion. May the blessing of Heaven rest upon his aged widow and comfort his bereaved family.


Family Members


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  • Created by: charlott jones
  • Added: 29 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47295169
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Sherman (1797–23 Nov 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47295169, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Clitherall, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by charlott jones (contributor 47003358) .