Roger Sherman: Signer of the Declaration of the Independence

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Roger Sherman – Signer of the Declaration of the Independence

roger sherman ROGER SHERMAN

It was  Heather Wilkinson Rojo  idea of a Fourth of July post on signers of the Declaration of the Independence that challenged me to search my state (Connecticut) for signers, and I found one buried in my home town of New Haven, Connecticut – Roger Sherman.

DSC_0119 Oak Grove Cemetery – New Haven, Connecticut

My husband and I visited Roger Sherman’s grave-site at Oak Grove Cemetery, just behind Yale University. I also came across a few more interesting graves while there and will post them at another time; a return trip is needed for more information and photos.

DSC_0087 Original gravestone was the tablet

DSC_0090 Gravestone placed by the descendants of Roger Sherman

Sherman was born in 1721, Newton, Massachusetts, to William and Mehetable Sherman; he was one of seven siblings born to this family. Roger’s father farmed to provide…

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