Jack Sherwood

James F. Sherwood (1860 - 1918)

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James F. (Jack) Sherwood
Born in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky, USmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 21 Jun 1881 in Owensboromap
Descendants descendants
Died in Owensboro, Daviess County, KYmap
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James was born in December of 1860. He is the son of George Sherwood and Martha Haley. He died in June of 1918 from chronic nephritis. Seven months earlier his son Henry died of tuberculosis on November 22, 1917.

Jack's occupation was that of house painter on several Census enumerations, (including the 1910 Census for Chicago, Illinois). He had also been an Owensboro, Kentucky policeman, according to his obituary published in the Owensboro Messenger at the time of his death and as shown on the 1900 Federal Census for Owensboro. He is buried in the Elmwood Cemetery in Owensboro.

Jack was survived at death by a brother, John Sherwood; sisters: Mary (Sherwood) Stone and Jennie (Sherwood) Colman. His wife and both their children predeceased him.


  • "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9WB-H49 : accessed 04 Jun 2014), Jack Shurwood, Magisterial District 1 Owensboro city Ward 2 (east part), Daviess, Kentucky, United States; citing sheet 5A, family 101, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240517.
  • "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKZB-XZ2 : accessed 15 Feb 2013), James F Sherwood, Chicago Ward 26, Cook, Illinois; citing sheet 5B, family 117, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374285.
  • Keith Baker, Census documents and newspaper obituary and articles. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Keith and others.

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Images: 4
George & Martha Sherwood Family 1870 Owensboro
George & Martha Sherwood Family 1870 Owensboro

James Sherwood Death Certificate
James Sherwood Death Certificate

James F Sherwood Family 1910 - Chicago
James F Sherwood Family 1910 - Chicago

James "Jack" F Sherwood Family 1900 Owensboro


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