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Nathaniel Sherwood (1707 - 1784)

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Nathaniel Sherwood
Born in Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Stratfield, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 6 Mar 2019 | Created 9 Mar 2017
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Nathanial Sherwood, son of Samuel Sherwood [born 15 Sept 1707 died 2 Oct 1784] married Mercy Sherman [baptized: 21 May 1704], daug of Capt David Sherman.[1]


  1. Samuel bap 28 May 1732
  2. David bapt 1 Sep 1734 perhaps marr Ruth Summers, dau of Daniel
  3. Esther born 5 Jan 1736 marr Silvanus Sterling
  4. Gurdon born 21 Aug 1738 marr Hannah Hawley, dau of Ezra
  5. Josiah born 28 Oct 1741
  6. Eunice born 21 Apt 1744 marr Abijah Sterling


  1. "History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield", by Donald Lines Jacobus, compiled & edited (1930-2) for the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (Fairfield, Connecticut) vol. 1, page 546, 557, vol 2 p 841

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