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Asa was born about 1765.
He was a revolutionary war soldier and an early merchant on the main street in the town of Guilford, New York. He died in 1834. 
Settlements were made at an early day by Asa Sherwood, William Denison, Deacon William Gile, Jonathan and Ozias Bush, Alvin Stevens, Walter Simmons, and Rev John Camp all of whom except Sherwood located in Oxford village.
Asa Sherwood came from Fairfield, Conn. in company with his brothers Isaac, Levi, and John and settled a little east of Oxford village. Isaac on the farm now occupied by his grandson of the same name Levi near the lower cemetery which was a part of his farm and John in the town of Guilford on the south side of the "Gospel hill" lot to which Asa soon after removed the farm on which he settled and on which he and his wife died being now occupied by the widow of John Kelly. John died in Oxford with his daughters. 
Asa T Sherwood was an early merchant and discontinued trade previous to 1828 His store opposite to that now occupied by ND Bartle. It was removed opposite the cabinet shop of Bradley & Winsor and afterwards across the road by Thomas Dickinson brother of Daniel S Dickinson and was occupied by him as a dwelling. It has since been torn down.