Sherwood family collection
Scope and Contents
This collection also includes oversize items (OB107), comprising a September 18, 1820 indenture between James and Nancy Sherwood and William Davis; an August 14, 1834 land grant to John Williams; two land grants given to Milton Ladd Crawley on October 16, 1835 and April 18, 1837; and an April 18, 1837 land grant to Joshua Sylvester Keirn.
- Sherwood family (Family)
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James and Nancy's son William was born in Greensboro, Maryland on December 25, 1811. William married Mary Wiggins (1814-1891) on November 19, 1833 and they had thirteen children, including sons James and Oscar. James was born on August 28, 1834 and he was married twice, first to Nancy M. Taylor (1832-1899) and then to Mary E. Kilburn (1848-1933) in 1900. He passed away on April 4, 1928. Oscar was born September 17, 1853 and he married Elizabeth A. Sanders on January 13, 1881. Elizabeth was born in Bartholomew County, Indiana in 1853 and was a school teacher in Franklin County prior to their marriage. She and Oscar had four children and lived in East Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana. Elizabeth died on July 14, 1896 of typhoid fever and Oscar passed away at the age of 69 on November 2, 1922.
Information within collection.
Ancestry.com. "Elizabeth Sanders." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed October 12, 2017. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "James Sherwood." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed October 11, 2017. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Louis Oscar Sherwood." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed October 12, 2017. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Reverend Wm Sherwood." U.S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Accessed October 11, 2017. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
FamilySearch.com. "James Shearwood." Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970. Accessed October 11, 2017. https://www.familysearch.org.
"Mrs. Oscar Sherwood Dead." Connersville Times (IN), July 15, 1896.
Reifel, August J. History of Franklin County, Indiana: Her People, Industries, and Institutions. Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen and Co., 1915. Accessed October 11, 2017. https://books.google.com.
0.06 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 1 medium oversize folder)
Language of Materials
- Advertising cards
- Blooming Grove (Ind.)
- Family life
- Franklin County (Ind.)
- Frontier and pioneer life
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Indiana
- Land grants
- Military orders
- Real property
- Sherwood family
- Sherwood, Elizabeth Sanders
- Sherwood, James
- Teachers -- Indiana
- Sherwood family collection
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