John H Sherwood

14 February 1806–2 March 1849 (Age 43)
Pleasant Mount, Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John H

When John H Sherwood was born on 14 February 1806, in Pleasant Mount, Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Solomon Sherwood, was 26 and his mother, Mary Horton, was 30. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Terresa. He died on 2 March 1849, in Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Pleasant Mount, Mount Pleasant Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John H Sherwood
1806–1849
Terresa
1810–1844
Mariah Sherwood
1829–1847
Althea L Sherwood
1838–1867
Charles H Sherwood
1831–1852
Perry O Sherwood
1834–1836
David B Sherwood
1840–

Spouse and Children

    Male1806–1849Male

    Terresa

    Female1810–1844Female

children

(5)

    Mariah Sherwood

    Female1829–1847Female

    Charles H Sherwood

    Male1831–1852Male

    Perry O Sherwood

    Male1834–1836Male

    Althea L Sherwood

    Female1838–1867Female

    David B Sherwood

    Male1840–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1780–1867Male

    Mary Horton

    Female1776–1854Female

siblings

(10)

    Louisa Sherwood

    Female1800–1873Female

    Deborah Sherwood

    Female1802–1865Female

    Gilbert Sherwood

    Male1803–1876Male

    Male1806–1849Male

    Maria Sherwood

    Female1808–1890Female

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 6

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 13

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scīr ‘shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’.2 Americanized form of some Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Sherwood, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John H Sherwood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John H Sherwood - Overview - Ancestry.com

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