The following data is extracted from Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
WILLIAM SHERMAN came to Croydon from Barre, Mass., in 1797, and died Feb. 19, 1855, aged 79 years, leaving a large family. He is remembered as an upright farmer. Of him it, might be said, as of one of old: "Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no guile."
Source: Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire