- Born: 2nd September 1785, Mudford, Somerset
- Christened: 2nd September 1785, Mudford, Somerset
- Marriage: GENGE, Jane 12th September 1808 in Hardington Manderville, Dorset, England
- Died: 24th June 1871 at Yeovil Somerset age 86 years
Other variation on the 'Sherring' surname were SHERRIN and SHERRY.
John married Jane GENGE, daughter of Edward GENGE and Esther UNKNOWN, 12th September 1808 in Hardington Manderville, Dorset, England. (Jane GENGE was born in 1785 in Hardington Manderville, Dorset,
England, christened on 3rd January 1786 in Hardington Manderville, Dorset, England and died circa 1850.)
Death reference Vol 5c Page 341 June period 1871 Yeovil Somerset.
The 1841 Census for Ashington, Somerset shows John as head of the house and with him are Eliza aged 17 and Mary Ann aged 15 - John's wife Jane appears to have died by the date of the Census.
The 1851 Census for Ashington shows John as head of the house and living with him are his son-in-law and wife (John's daughter Mary) and their children. John's occupation is shown as an Agricultural Labourer.
In the 1861 Census for Ashington the situation is the same as the previous census.
In the 1971 Census John is still living at Ashington with Mary and those of her children still at home, but Mary is shown as the head of the household.