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Stephen Sherwood (abt. 1638 - aft. 1701)

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Stephen Sherwood
Born about in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticutmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1661 in Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Husband of — married about 1688 in Fairfield, CTmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Rye, Westchester, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified 23 Apr 2019 | Created 12 Jul 2011
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Stephen Sherwood born about 1638, presumably in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut. [1] [2]


by 1661 Fairfield, Connecticut to Rebecca Turney[3][4]
betw 1686 & 1688 Fairfield, Connecticut to Hannah Jackson[4]
betw 1697 & 1701 Fairfield, Connecticut to Mary Adams[4]

1664 Occupation: Freeman

1668 Bought John Coe's "house and housing and homelot upon the north side of Manursing Island" Rye, Westchester, NY

1680 Bought the remainder of the north neck of Manursing Island (46 acres) from John Banks, Sr.

1685 Divided his neck of land on Manursing Island between his sons Stephen & Joseph


1693 Rye, Westchester, New York[5] {If he married between 1697 & 1701[4] then he probably did not die in 1693}


Page 124 marriage of his daughter Mary
Page 213-14 & 320 marriage to Hannah Jackson, widow of Philip Galpin
Page 248 marriage to Mary Adams
Page 550-51 describes his family
Page 618-19 Rebecca's father's will & Rebecca's family
also see Page 87 & 97
  • Daniels, Larry. Butts, Knowles & Hills; The Seeleys, Turneys, Sturges & Barlows (Privately printed, Bowie, MD 20715-1336, March 1993)
  • Boston Evening Transcript
27 Aug 1923, 994
15 Oct 1923, 994
5 Nov 1923, 819


  1. Anderson
  2. Mahler
  3. Daniels: p. 28
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Torrey
  5. Find A Grave

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On 30 Oct 2016 at 02:18 GMT Joe Cochoit wrote:

Patricia, Stephen Sherwood was not born on 15 February 1641 in Wethersfield. No such record exists. The best estimate is that he was born about 1638 in Fairfield. Please follow the 2005 research article on the family and Anderson's 2009 Great Migration profile of the family.

Stephen is 17 degrees from Michael Cayley, 24 degrees from Rick Rescorla and 9 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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