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Sarah (Sherwood) Rowland (1761 - 1850)

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Sarah Rowland formerly Sherwood aka Hull
Born in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married 11 Mar 1778 in Fairfield County, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Sarah Sherwood was born about 1761 in Fairfield County, Connecticut to Joseph Sherwood and Esther/Hester/Hesther Price. She was baptized 28 June 1761 in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield County, Connecticut.[1][2]

Widower Moses Hull married Sarah Sherwood in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield County, Connecticut on 4 Mar 1778[3] or on 11 Mar 1778[4][5]

Moses Hull died on 6 Jan 1813 and his widow Sarah was named administrator for his estate. Widow Sarah Sherwood Hull married widower Jabez Rowland.[6]

Jabez Rowland died 21 July 1830, age 84. Sarah Rowland, widow, died 29 July 1850, age 89.[7]

Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices describes her as Sarah Hull, wife of Moses & relict of Jabez Rowland, died July 29, 1859, age 89 yrs.[8]

Findagrave does not have a photo of the tombstone, but is labeled Sarah Sherwood Hull. It states that she was born in 1761 and died 29 Jul 1850 in Connecticut. Notes states she was the wife of Moses Hull, 1st marriage to Jabel Rowland (widowed). She was buried in Newtown Village Cemetery, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut.[9]

Notes and Clues

This Sarah Sherwood lived and died in Connecticut. She married a Moses Hull who lived and died in Connecticut. Neither Sarah Sherwood nor Moses Hull ever lived in North Carolina or Kentucky.


  1. Jacobus: Vol. 2, Part 2 ,Page 850
  2. Hull: Vol. 1, Page 498
  3. Marriages from the Congregational Church in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Early Connecticut Marriages as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800, Seventh Book, Edited by Frederick W. Bailey, 1906, page 33
  4. Greenfield Hill Church Records recorded in The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume LXX (1916), Page 37
  5. Jacobus: Vol. 2, Part 2, Page 510
  6. Jacobus: Vol. 2, Part 2 ,Page 511
  7. Newtown Vital Records from Barbour Collection
  8. Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices
  9. Findagrave Memorial # 166873058

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