John Delano Shearman
Date of Birth
Oct. 30, 1843
Date of Death
Jan. 13, 1929
John Delano Shearman was born 175 years ago.
90 years ago, John Delano Shearman passed away at the age of 85.
Letters Authored in Collection
|July 9, 1862||Hepsa Hathaway Howland Shearman||Son writes Mother and family about how New York perceives several union generals|
John Delano Shearman wrote this letter home to his Mother and his siblings while he was in New York. The following information about John Shearman was found in the book, "The Howland Heirs: Being the Story of a Family and a Fortune and the Inheritance of a Trust Established for Mrs. Hetty H. R. Green," written by W. M. Emery, New Bedford, Mass., E. Anthony and Sons, inc., 1919:
“John Delano Shearman, son of David S. and Hepsa H. (Howland) Shearman, was born Oct. 30, 1843, at Poughkeepsie, N. Y. He is a manufacturer, residing in Chicago. He married Jan. 17, 1865, Emma Frances Adams, daughter, by his wife Hannah M. Cooley, of David Madison Adams, of Baltimore, Md., grand-nephew of President John Adams, and great-great-grandson of Henry Adams, founder of this colonial family.”