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Matthew Sherwood (abt. 1667 - bef. 1709)

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Matthew Sherwood
Born about [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1685 (to before 21 Dec 1709) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Stratfield, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 31 May 2019 | Created 9 Mar 2017
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Biography

  • Married Elizabeth Morehouse, dau of Samuel. Her second husband was Rev. Charles Chauncey, #3 was Richard Miles of New Haven.
  • Died 1700 or 1709, aged 22 or else 42. The dates entered in the profile make the most sense, but are not 100% certain.)

Notes

ABSTRACT OF PROBATE RECORDS AT FAIRFIELD, COUNTY OF FAIRFIELD, AND STATE OF CONNECTICUT., BY SPENCER P. MEAD, L.L.B. Volume 5, 1702-1750. Page 217

SHERWOOD, Mathew, Jr., Sergeant, late of Stratfield, will dated July 12, 1709, probated Nov. 21, 1709, mentioned his wife Elizabeth, and daughter Sarah Treadwell, and her issue, and if she die without issue, then to Nathaniel a son of brother Samuel Sherwood, and to John a son of brother Thomas Morehouse., who lives with me, "my son Timothy Treadwell to have the use of one acre" and legacy to the church at Stratfield. Executrix his wife Elizabeth. Overseers James Bennit and Ensign Samuel Hubbell. Witnesses James Bennit and Mary Bennit, page 154.
Inventory taken Nov. 17, 1709, by James Bennit, Samuel Hubbell and Richard Hubbell, had nine acres of the six mile division of Thomas Knoll's of Stratford, and filed Nov. 21, 1709, page 154a.

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