William Watts Sherman
|William Watts Sherman|
Albany, New York
|Died||January 22, 1912
New York, New York
|Residence||838 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York|
|Known for||Newport Casino treasurer|
|Spouse(s)||Annie Derby Rogers Wetmore (m. 1871; d. 1884)
Sophia Augusta Brown (m. 1885)
|Children||(with Annie) Georgette Sherman
(with Sophia) Irene Muriel Augusta Sherman
Mildred Constance Sherman
|Parents||Watts Sherman (c. 1820-1865)
Sarah Maria Gibson
William Watts Sherman (1842 - January 22, 1912) was a New York City businessman and the treasurer of the Newport Casino. In 1875-1876 he had the William Watts Sherman House constructed in Newport, Rhode Island.
He was born in 1842 in Albany, New York to Watts Sherman (c. 1820-1865) and Sarah Maria Gibson.
Sherman belonged to several patriotic and hereditary societies. In 1905 he was admitted as an honorary member of the Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati. He was also a charter member of the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the Revolution in 1896 (membership number 1) as well as a charter member of the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars in 1897. He was also a member of the Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York.
In 1871 he married Annie Derby Rogers Wetmore. They had two daughters, Georgette and Sybil. Annie died of pneumonia in 1884.
- Irene Muriel Augusta Sherman, who married Lawrence Lewis Gillespie
- Mildred Constance Sherman, who married Ralph Stonor, 5th Baron Camoys
- "Wm. Watts Sherman Dead. Prominent in New York Society and Father of Lady Camoys". New York Times. January 23, 1912. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
- Obituary in New York Times, January 23, 1912.
- "William Watts Sherman Buried". New York Times. January 27, 1912. Retrieved 2011-03-14.