Sylvester ShermanBorn: October 5, 1850 in Sanford, NY. Died: _________ 1920 in Bennettsville, NY. He is buried in Bennettsville, NY. His father was Lewis Sherman His mother was Emiline Burghdorf. He was married to Sarah Cox. The 1910 Census for Bainbridge, Chenango County, NY lists: Sylvester, age 58; Sarah, age 56; and George H. Cox, age 55, his brother-in-law. Genealogy HOME Search Tool.