The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah: A Digital Archive of Memories

Benjamin Griffiths Sherman

Last Name: 
Sherman
First Name: 
Benjamin Griffiths
Spatial: 
Post-nominal titles: 
Esq.
date of birth: 
01.04.1813
year of death: 
1833
date of death: 
09.12.1833
Age at death: 
21 years 7months and 9 days
Gender: 
Male
Relationships: 
Brother of Stephen Stephenson Sherman. Son of John Standriver Sherman and Mary Sherman.
Full Epitaph: 
To the memory of B.G. Sherman Esq.; died 9th December 1833; aged 21 years,7 months and 9 days; Reader, art thou young and full of hope; See, side by side entombed in the spring of life; Two brothers:and together we were three; All buoyant, nor dreaming aught of death's strife; In one short year each heard the solemn call! Think on thy God, as tho' thou would'st thus; early fall.
Place of birth / origin: 
Madras
Detailed information: 

Possibly a relative [brother?] of Stephen Stephenson Sherman of Chinsurah who was an indigo planter and owned a factory in Cooliada in the district of Burdwan. He was born in Fort St. George in Madras in 1810 to John Standriver Sherman and Mary Sherman.

On Stephen Stephenson Sherman, see http://dutchcemeterybengal.com/dutch/node/155.

Any reason for importance: 
verse in epitaph
This record has been created by:: 

Anish Mitra