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Samson8 SHERMAN (PHILIP7, SAMUEL6, HENRY5, HENRY4, THOMAS3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) He was a farmer, and had a farm next to his father's. He later inherited half his father's home farm. He was elected Constable, and served as juror three times at the Colony's Court of Trials and once at its Grand Inquest. Spelled "Shearman" in his will.

Samson10 SHERMAN (JOB9, SAMSON8, PHILIP7, SAMUEL6, HENRY5, HENRY4, THOMAS3, JOHN2, THOMAS1) He lived in Portsmouth, where he spent his entire life, engaged in agricultural. Also spelled Sampson. Below is a picture that was, based on the paper and quality, taken in the 1800's. On the back of the picture is written "G. G. Father Samson Sherman homestead, E. Main Road, Portsmouth, R.I."

Home Of Samson Sherman, Portsmouth, RI
Home of Samson Sherman from History  of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations: Biographical
NY: The American Historical Society, Inc. 1920; Bicknell (this volume has 574 pages beginning with James Lister).

Picture of a silhouette drawing. Job Sherman 1766 - 1848 written on the back.

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