Olivia Jillson

Though identified here as Sally, the oldest child of Olivia Jillson and Watts Sherman was actually Sarah Sherman.
(b: 20 September 1779, Utica NY)
(d: 20 January 1861, Canandaigua NY)

Like her mother, Sarah, who married a young man in her father's employ, Henry Becker Gibson, Olivia also married a young banker working in HER father's bank, Henry Livingston Lansing. Both mother and daughter married young, Sarah being almost 15 years old and Olivia being just 16.

Gillson and Jillson Family
Collected and Compiled by David Jillson, South Attleboro, MA, Central Falls: E.L. Freeman & Co., Book and Job Printers, Union Block. 1876. (Copy in genealogy room, Taunton MA Public Library)

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