Daniel Sherwood was the oldest son of Hugh Sherwood and Mary (Brooke) Sherwood. Born March 20 in 1668, Daniel served in the House of Burgess, , was a delegate to the General Assembly and elected Sheriff of Talbot County, Maryland. He was a large scale planter of tobacco and the owner of slaves.
Daniel was married to Mary Hopkins in Talbot County on December 26 in 1689. The couple had 12 children, only two of which, Mary Sherwood and Daniel Sherwood, are known to have survived their parents. Daniel passed away in August 15, 1738.
Daniel Sherwood was a tobacco plantation owner on the Eastern shore of Maryland in Talbot Co. He was a slave owner and High Sheriff.
Daniel Sherwood was a son of Hugh Sherwood (1632-1710) and his wife Mary Brooke (1637-1707). He was the Sheriff of Talbot County from 1707 to 1709. On 26 Dec. 1689, he married Mary Hopkins (1672-1746). She was the daughter of Thomas Hopkins and Elizabeth Towe.
Daniel was an attorney, merchant and planter. He was sheriff of Talbot Co. from 1707-1709, served in the Lower House of Talbot, 1722-1724, was a justice, 1720-1733, and served on the Vestry of St. Michael's Parish (Anglican), 1735-1738. He owned around 1370 acres in Talbot and Dorchester Counties.
Daniel and Mary had twelve children: Daniel (1691-1700), Mary (c. 1693-1702), Elizabeth (1695-?, Mrs. Tembt), Hugh (1697-1731, m. Mary Russell), Thomas (1699-1723), Margaret (c. 1701-?), Mary (1704-1795, Mrs. John Auld), Catherine (c. 1705, Mrs. Skinner), Lucy, Frances (c. 1707), Daniel (1709-1767, m. Elizabeth Rice) and Dorothy (1714-?, Mrs. Elliott). 
indiv=try&gss=pt Name: Daniel Sherwood; Spouse: Mary Hopkins; Marriage Date: 26 Dec 1689; Marriage Place: Talbot Co., Maryland
Name: Daniel Sherwood; Probate Date: 21 May 1733; Probate Place: Maryland, USA; Inferred Death Year Abt 1733; Inferred Death Place Maryland, USA; Item Description: Wills, vol 21-22, 1734-1742
i=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Name: Daniel Sherwood; Father: Hugh Sherwood; Mother: Mary Brooke: Birth Date: 20 March 1668; County; Talbot; State: MD
i=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Name: Daniel Sherwood; Death Date: 15 August 1738; County: Talbot; State: MD
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On 16 Dec 2018 at 16:42 GMT Jerry Sherwood wrote:
"Sherwood, Hugh,Talbot Co.,19th Jan., 1710; 22nd Mch., 1710. To granddau. Elizabeth Hambleton, personalty. To sons Francis and Hugh, residue of estate, real and persona; son Francis to have all land excepting tract “Crooked's Intention,” which is bequeathed to son Hugh. Last named to be of age at decease of testator. Exs.: Sons Francis and John. Test: Ralph Rice, Katharine Rice, William Hambleton. 13. 243."
This is further confirmed in an entry in the Maryland Archives in the Acts of 1712, ch 13, pg 48 where we find an Act relating to Hugh Sherwood's Will.
On 17 Jan 2016 at 06:34 GMT Phillip Rich wrote: