Daisy G. Sherwin

24 November 1881–20 February 1970 (Age 88)
Ayer, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Daisy G.

When Daisy G. Sherwin was born on 24 November 1881, in Ayer, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Uart Sherwin, was 30 and her mother, Mary Frances Richardson, was 26. She married Charles Henry Wood on 14 October 1908, in Ayer, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shrewsbury, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 February 1970, in Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88.

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Charles Henry Wood
Daisy G. Sherwin
Marriage: 14 October 1908
Charles Sherwin Wood
William Watson Wood
Mary Florette Wood
James Lawrence Wood

Spouse and Children

14 October 1908
Ayer, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a swift runner, from Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’ + wind ‘wind’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Daisy S Wood in household of Charles W Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daisy S Wood in household of Charles H Wood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Daisy G Sherwin in entry for James Lawrence Wood, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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