William Shearman

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
William Shearman, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), died at Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island, after 25 October 1788, when he wrote his will.1

William married Susannah (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here).1

William left a will dated 25 October 1788. In it he named:
wife Susannah,
sons John and William Shearman,
daughter Hannah Cook,
granddaughters Elizabeth Huddlestone alias Sisson and Jamima Huddlestone, both daughters of his daughter Margaret Huddleston, deceased.2


Susannah (…)
This person was last edited on26 Jul 2022


  1. [S1498] Jane Fletcher Fiske, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island: A Genealogy of Thomas Cooke alias Butcher of Netherbury, Dorsetshire, England, who came to Taunton, Massachusetts, in 1637 and settled in Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1643, 2 vols. (Boxford, Massachusetts: p.p., 1987), 193, further cited as Fiske, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island.
  2. [S1498] Fiske, Thomas Cooke of Rhode Island, 1:193, citing Portsmouth Probate 7:157.