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."
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Abigail by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Abigail: