Hester Sherman

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Hester Sherman, daughter of Edmund Sherman and Grace Makin, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Dedham, Essex, England, 1 April 1606.1 She died at Fairfield, Connecticut, between 27 December 1665 and 30 January 1665/66, dates of her will and inventory.2

Hester married Andrew Ward, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 1628.2,3


Andrew Ward b. abt. 1603, d. bt 8 Jun 1659 - 18 Oct 1659
  • Edmund Ward2 b. say 1628, d. bt 1659 - 1665
  • Ann Ward2 b. abt. 1630
  • William Ward2 b. say 1632
  • Hester Ward2 b. say 1634
  • Mary Ward2 b. say 1636
  • John Ward+2 b. say 1638, d. bef. 22 Feb 1683/84
  • Sarah Ward2 b. say 1640
  • Abigail Ward2 b. say 1642
  • Andrew Ward2 b. say 1644
  • Samuel Ward2 b. say 1646
This person was last edited on27 Sep 2019


  1. [S2207] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives: Part 6: Edmund Sherman and His Descendants," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 168 (Jan 2014): 16-33, at 19, further cited as Wood, "Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex: Part 6."
  2. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 3:1918-21 (Andrew Ward), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 3:1591, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).