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Thomas Sherwood UE (1745 - 1826)

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Esn Thomas Sherwood UE
Born in Old Stratford, Connecticut Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1770 in of Fort Edwards, Washington, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brockville, Leeds, Upper Canadamap
Profile last modified 27 Apr 2019 | Created 29 Mar 2011
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Thomas Sherwood was a United Empire Loyalist.
UEL Status:Undetermined
Date: Undated

Thomas was born on 1 Jun 1745 in Old Stratford, Connecticut, USA. He died on 10 Dec 1826 in Brockville, Leeds, Ontario, Canada[1]. He was the son of Seth Sherwood and Sarah Pitcher. Thomas married Annah Brownson about 1770 in of Fort Edwards, Washington, New York, USA

Thomas Sherwood was an Ensign in Loyal Rangers, serving under Major Edward Jessup[2]. The Haldimand Papers, compiled in 1783, states that he was born in Connecticut and had served six and a half years in the Loyal Rangers.

Thomas moved to the area of Fort Edward, New York, where he had 150 acres of farmland.

Thomas was recognised as a United Empire Loyalist (UEL). He settled in Elizabethtown Township in 1784.


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  1. As remembered by his son Adiel Sherwood (1779-1874) as printed in the Brockville History Handbook
  2. THE OLD UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTS LIST, APPENDIX B, Sherwood, Thomas E District M. C., Subaltern Ensign Jessup's O.C. 28th Jany., 1800.


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