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Rebecca (Burr) Sherwood (1682 - 1721)

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Rebecca Sherwood formerly Burr
Born in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 30 Nov 1704 in Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 9 Oct 2019 | Created 5 Feb 2012 | Last significant change: 9 Oct 2019
18:40: Rick Pierpont edited the Biography for Rebecca (Burr) Sherwood (1682-1721). (Add source.) [Thank Rick for this]
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  • Marriage to Samuel Sherwood [1]


  1. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield; Jacobus, Donald Lines; Vol II; Part 2; P 836; Sherwood Family (Fairfield)
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines, compiled & edited (1930-2). History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Volume I. For the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (Fairfield, Connecticut) page 556
  • Todd, Charles Burr (1902.) A General History of the Burr Family, with a Genealogical Record from 1193 to 1902. 4th ed. The Knickerbocker Press, New York. page 134 (#30)
  • Ward, George K. (1910) Andrew Warde and his Descendants 1597-1910 Compiled under the direction of the Association of Descendants of Andrew Ward. A.T. De La Mare Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., New York. page 30 (#39)
  • Orcutt, Samuel. A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, New Haven, Conn., 1886) Vol. 1, Page 578
  • The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1919) Vol. 50, Page 232
  • Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, [database on-line]., Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Vol. 11, Bridgeport, Page 285

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