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Benjamin Sherwood (abt. 1669 - abt. 1737)

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Benjamin Sherwood
Born about in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1694 in Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
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  • New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Jan 1915; Records of the Greenfield Hill Church, Fairfield, Conn., page 42
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (For the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1930) Vol. 1, page 550.
  • Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911) Vol. 2, Page 668.
  • Gene Chamberland (, "Third Generation Benjamin Sherwood of Greenfield (1669-1739)," (Second Edition: January 5, 2016): page 3.
  • Gene Chamberlain (, "Second Generation Thomas Sherwood (2) of Fairfield," page 5; 31 pages, , my efile: Sherwood 2 Thomas.

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On 6 Feb 2017 at 04:58 GMT Daniel Nordlund wrote:

Sherwood-1116 and Sherwood-184 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents and similar dates of birth and death.

Benjamin is 18 degrees from Michael Cayley, 24 degrees from Rick Rescorla and 10 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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