Mary (Barnum) Sherwood

Mary Elizabeth (Barnum) Sherwood (1855 - 1937)

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Mary Elizabeth Sherwood formerly Barnum
Born in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Oct 1875 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Patterson, Putnam, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 28 Jul 2019 | Created 24 Mar 2013
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Mary lived with her daughter Minnie in Patterson, NY in her later years. Bur. Patterson, NY, Hanson plot.


Mary Elizabeth Barnum


June 26, 1855 Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (Putnam County Courier)


1860 Southeast, Putnam, New York, USA (1860 Census)
1870 Southeast, Putnam, New York, USA (1870 Census)
1880 Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (1880 Census)
1900 Roxbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA (1900 Census)
1910 Southeast, Putnam, New York, USA (1910 Census)
1920 Brookfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (1920 Census)
1930 Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (1930 Census)


October 8,1875 (Alice Joyce Records)


July 11, 1937 Patterson, New York, USA (Putnam County Courier)


Maple Avenue Cemetery, Hanson plot, Patterson, Putnam, New York, USA


  • The Putnam County Courier, Carmel, N.Y., Friday, July 16, 1937:
Mrs. Mary E. Sherwood, widow of Theadrick Sherwood, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Louis Hanson, of Patterson, Sunday evening July 11, 1937. Mrs. Sherwood, who was 82 years of age, was born in King Street district, Danbury, June 26, 1855, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Barnum. She had resided in Danbury until recently when she went to make her home with her daughter in Patterson. Mrs. Sherwood is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Louis Hanson, of Patterson, and Mrs. Miles B. Alaby, of Brookfield; two sons, Orville Sherwood, of Danbury, and Edwin Sherwood, of Pawling, N. Y.; a sister, Mrs. Thankful Barnum of Danbury; and by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral was held at the home of her daughter in Patterson, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock with interment in Maple Avenue cemetery.
Southeast, Putnam, New York. Roll: ; Page: 75; Image: 75
Birth: abt 1855 New York
Lydia Barnum Age in 1870: 30 Birth Year: abt 1840 Birthplace: New York
Alfred Barnum 49, Lydia Barnum 36, Mary E Barnum 15, Eudora Barnum 13, Thankful Barnum 15, Harriet Barnum 2
  • 1880 United States Federal Census. Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut. Roll: 94; Family History Film: 1254094; Page: 32B; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 0065. Birth: abt 1856 New York
  • 1900 United States Federal Census. Roxbury, Litchfield, Connecticut. Roll: T623_31077_4118711; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0249; FHL microfilm: 1240140
Birth: Jun 1856 New York
Marriage: 1877
Thedrick Sherwood 44 b.Nov 1855
Mary E 43 b.June 1856
Minnie 12 b.April 1888
Edwin D 10 b.July 1889
Ethel L Alaby Age: 11 Birth: abt 1909 Connecticut
Father's Name: Miles B Alaby Father's Birthplace: Connecticut
Mother's Name: Bertha A Alaby Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut
Able to Read: Yes Able to Write: Yes
Miles B Alaby 47
Bertha A Alaby 42
Ward K Alaby 15
Ethel L Alaby 11
Margorie A Alaby 9
Mary E Sherwood 64
  • 1930 United States Federal Census. Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut. Roll: 257; Page: 26B; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 526.0; FHL microfilm: 2339992. Birth: abt 1856 New York.
  • U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 ( Theadric Sherwood (deceased) & Mary Barnum with child: Edward Sherwood
  • New York, County Marriages, 1847-1849; 1907-1936. Original data: Marriage Records. New York Marriages. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, UT.
Name: Mary Barman
Gender: Female
Spouse: Theo. Sherwood
Child: Edwin D. Sherwood
Film Number: 000931881

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