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John Sherwood (abt. 1678 - abt. 1696)

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John Sherwood
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Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1695 (to 1696) in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
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Profile last modified 13 Apr 2019 | Created 24 Mar 2012
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John Sherwood married Johanna Booth at an early age and had a daughter Jemima who was born posthumously (following his death), since John died prior to October 7, 1696.[1]

  • Estate inventory, 7 Oct 1696.


  1. Connecticut Nutmegger
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines, compiled & edited (1930-2). History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Volume I. For the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (Fairfield, Connecticut) page 555
  • The Connecticut Nutmegger. Glastonbury, CT: Connecticut Society of Genealogists, 1970-. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.) "Johanna (Booth) Sherwood) Hawley, her husbands John Sherwood and DeaconThomas Hawley of Stratford, Connecticut, her daughters (Bennett, Gold, Hall, Judson, Sterling, Walker) and several grandchildren (Allen, Benedict, Gregory, Hawley, Peet, Sherman): Focusing on a long lived woman's land records, will, and probate records to establish correct descendant information" by Robert W. Hull. Vol.37 (2004), pp. 362ff.subscriber's link


  • WikiTree profile Sherwood-601 created through the import of patton booth.ged on Mar 24, 2012 by Sara Stevens. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Sara and others.

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On 20 Jan 2019 at 23:59 GMT Sara (Stevens) Patton wrote:

Looks like someone beat me to making the correction that Jemima was born posthumously.

On 20 Jan 2019 at 01:22 GMT Cheryl (Aldrich) Skordahl wrote:

There is a warning tag that I'm not sure how to correct, but it should not be there because according to The Connecticut Nutmegger, Jemima was born after her father had died.

Sara, can you fix this?

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