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Daniel Sherwood (1710 - 1761)

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Daniel Sherwood
Born in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
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Husband of — married about 1727 [location unknown]
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Died in Trumbull, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
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Daniel Sherwood, son of Dr. Thomas was born 22 September 1710 and was christened 8 October 1710. He married Ann Walker daughter of Sanuel Walker. He was Quartermaster, Troop of 4th Regt., May 1743, promoted to Lt. in May 1750 and Capt. in Oct. 1755. He died in Trumbull in 1761.[1]


Recorded in Stratford, baptized in Trumbull:[1]

  1. Abigail, b. [say 1728]; m. 10 May 1753, Peter Lyon.
  2. Kate, b. [say 1730]; m. 17 May 1750, Samuel Hawley.
  3. Reuben, b. 3 Sept. 1732 (b. an hour and a half before, bapt. 3 Sept. 1732, by church rec.), d. at Monroe, 29 May 1813 in 82 yr. (g. s.);m. (1) Anna - ; m. (2) 12 Nov. 1761, Abigail (Turney) Turney, dau. of John, and widow of Ephraim, bapt. 28 Oct. 1736, d. 22 Jan. 1815 ae. 80 (g. s.).
  4. Asahel, b. 6 July 1734, bapt. 21 July 1734, d. y.
  5. Tamar, b. 1 Mar. 1736, (b. I May, bapt. 13 June 1736, by church rec); ni. 13 Apr. 1758, Abiel Beers.
  6. Gideon, b. 26 Aug. 1733, bapt. 3 Sept. 1738, burned to death with most of his family at New Milford, 24 Feb. 1778; m. 11 Dec. 1758, Martha Nichols.
  7. Faustine, b. 28 June 1740, bapt. 31 Jan 1742; m. Oct. 1760, John Ufford.
  8. Anna, b. 12, bapt. 14 Nov. 1742; m. 12 June 1766, Daniel Birch.
  9. Naomi, b. 19, bapt. 20 June 1747; m. 7 Nov. 1773, Elijah Blackman.

Last Will & Testament

Will 23 Jan., proved 26 Mar. 1761; son Gideon; wife Anne; son Reuben; eldest dau. Abigail wife of Peter Lyon; 2d dau .Kate wife of Samuel Hawley; 3d dan. Thamar wife of Abiel Beers; 4th dan. Faustine wife of John Uffoot; 5th dan. Anne Sherwood; youngest dau. Naomi Sherwood.[1]

Daniel was born in 1710. He passed away in 1761.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Volume II, Part II, pp 866-867. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1991. Available at Search Card Catalog by book title. Also available at
  • Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 [database on-line]., Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Original data: Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut. Volume 011, Bridgeport, Page 282.
  • "Sherwood, Daniell, s. Thomas, bp. Oct. 8, 1710 Vol. 1, Page 18

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