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Sarah (Sherwood) Dann (1728 - 1782)

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Sarah Dann formerly Sherwood
Born in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 2 May 2019 | Created 16 Dec 2013
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Sarah Sherwood was born on 29 February 1728 in Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut.[1][2][3] She was the daughter of John Sherwood and Hannah Parruck.[1][2][3]

Sarah married Ebenezer Dann on 8 November 1744 in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut.[3]

Sarah Sherwood died on 4 June 1882 in Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut.[4][5][6] Sarah was buried in Newtown Village Cemetery in Newtown.[4][5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Connecticut Births and Christenings
  2. 2.0 2.1 Jacobus
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 White
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hale
  5. 5.0 5.1 Find A Grave
  6. Connecticut Deaths and Burials
  • "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Sarah Sherwood, Feb 1727; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  • "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," database, FamilySearch ( : 9 February 2018), Sarah Sherwood, 04 Jun 1782; citing Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,200.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 31 January 2019), memorial page for Sarah Sherwood (29 Feb 1728–4 Jun 1782), Find A Grave: Memorial #141991107, citing Newtown Village Cemetery, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Ray (contributor 46545140) .
  • Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Records Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut State Library. Vol. 36, Headstone Inscriptions, 413-1 & 2 Village & Town Plot Cemeteries, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Page 18 Image: "Sherwood, Sarah, died June 4, 1782, age 55 yrs."
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines, compiled & edited (1930-2). History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield For the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (Fairfield, Connecticut), Genealogical Publishing Company, Vol. 2, Page 866 Image: Daughter of John Sherwood and Hannah Parruck, "Sarah [Sherwood], b. 29 Feb. 1727/8 [recorded in Newtown]"
  • White, Lorraine C. The Barbour Collection (Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, Maryland, 1994) See the two separate page references listed below:
  1. Vol. 31 (Newtown Vital Records), Page 185: "Sarah [Sherwood], [John & Hannah], b. Feb. 29, 1727/8"
  2. Vol. 42 (Stamford Vital Records), Page 58: "Ebenezer [Dann], m. Sarah Shearwood [sic], Nov. 8, 1744, in Greenwich"

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