Sherman-Denison

by thesilverofhisfining

DAVID SHERMAN and MERCY WHEELER of Stratfield, Connecticut had nine children, one of whom, PRUDENCE, married ROBERT7 DENISON, Jr. This quote from the William Chesebro’ genealogy on Ancestor.com/rootsweb, tells when they left CT for Nova Scotia:

None of this sounds ironic except when you consider this: Dav id Sherman’s daughter, Prudence, married and
left CT around 1760 to become a New England Planter in Nova Scotia. Generations upon generations of my
husband’s family remained there for almost 200 years.

Now to find out what a “New England Planter” is…

Wikipedia

Planter Monument at Horton Landing, Kings County, Nova Scotia.

New plaque 28Jul2005 on Planters Monument, Horton Landing, Nova Scotia

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