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Albert Sherwood (1733 - 1803)

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Lt Albert "Gilbert" Sherwood
Born in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1755 in Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 2 Aug 2019 | Created 5 May 2015
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Lieutenant Albert Sherwood was born 18 Nov 1733. He died 12 Nov 1803 in Greenfield, CT. Albert married Ann Buckingham. (Jacobus)

One slave & one free person of color were enumerated in Albert Sherwood's household for the 1800 US Census.

First name is Albert. Hale is the only source showing the name Gilbert. Perhaps this is just a transcription error from a difficult to read gravestone. Both names are on this WikiTree profile so that a search for either name will find this profile.


  • wife Anna
  • dau. Sarah, Esther, Rachel, Anna
  • son. Samuel, Buckingham
  • grandson Albert Sherwood, the son of Albert Sherwood deceased
  • granddaughter Sarah, dau. of son Albert Sherwood deceased
  • grandson John Sturges

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On 3 Jul 2019 at 14:38 GMT Rick Pierpont wrote:

Sherwood-3149 and Sherwood-1670 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth, death, and wife. The names are not exact, but they are similar. The correct first name needs to be researched.

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