Frances Lower

about 1785–
Denton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frances

Frances Lower was born about 1785, in Denton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She married John Sherwood on 23 October 1808, in Litlington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Thorpe, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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John Sherwood
Frances Lower
Marriage: 23 October 1808
Charles William Sherwood I
Henry Sherwood
Frances Lucy Sherwood
Felix Sherwood
Jane Sherwood
John Thomas Sherwood
Shadrach Sherwood
James Sherwood
Susannah Sherwood
Thomas Sherwood

Spouse and Children

23 October 1808
Litlington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 16

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 30

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 38

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): occupational name denoting a servant who carried the ewer to guests at table so that they could wash their hands, Anglo-Norman French and Middle English ewerer (related to ewere ‘jug’), with the French definite article l’.2 Cornish: variant of Flower 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances Sherwood in household of John Sherwood, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Frances in entry for Charles Sherwood, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Frances Sherwood in entry for Henry Sherwood, "England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992"

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