U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900. Image 1009
Name: Zachariah Sherwood
Pension Year: 1819
Application State: Connecticut
Archive Publication Number: M804
Archive Roll Number: 2174
Total Pages in Packet: 37
In 1820 he was age 64. He has wife, Esther age about 50, and five children. Oldest child, Henrietta age 24, lives with him. She m. Frederick Lockwood. Henrietta has two children, oldest is age 2, no husband mentiond. Next child, George age 22 years, employed as a sailor, but was recently injured and unable to take care of himself. Next child, Andrew William age 16, employed as a cabin-boy. Next child Harry/Charry age 12. Next child Charles McElwen(sp?) age 7.
Aug. 1, 1833 He appeared in the court of probate. He was age 76.