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Abigail Sherwood (1809 - 1862)

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Abigail Sherwood
Born in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 19 Mar 2019 | Created 8 Aug 2018
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Biography

Abigail was born in 1810. She was the daughter of William Sherwood and Abigail Couch. She passed away in 1862.

See "correspondence and diary of Abigail Sherwood (1809-1862) daughter of William Sherwood. Abigail never married spending her entire life on the family's Hulls Farm Rd. farm. There is a letter in the series in which Abigail discussed the growing of Mulberry trees for the cultivation of silk worms to make silk material. Brother sea captain Aaron Moses Sherwood's letters to Abigail are in the series. Abigail's sister Elizabeth married David Bradley."[1]

Sources

  1. https://www.fairfieldhistory.org/wp-content/uploads/Sherwood-Family-Papers-Ms-7.html


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