Stephen was the son of Stephen & Rebecca (Turney) Sherwood - alternate dates of 1667-1713
He married Mary Hoyt about 1697
Stephen Sherwood, son of Stephen, married Mary ____. He remained in Rye, where he acquired considerable property. In 1708 he bought from the 'trustees or overseers of the town of Rye', a tract of seven hundred acres 'at or near the upper end of Will's second purchase'; between Byram River and the colony line ,and extending southward from the upper end of that purchase 'till it contains said quantity of land'. The same year, Stephen offers to sell this land in parcels, at two shillings per acre. He died in or before 1713, when his widow sold to Henry Hill one hundred acres of this tract for fifty-three pounds.
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