Anna Sherwood

about 1757–

The Life of Anna

When Anna Sherwood was born about 1757, her father, Samuel Seymour Sherwood, was 26 and her mother, Ruth Sherwood, was 21. She married Garrett Helling about 1782.

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Garrett Helling
Anna Sherwood
Marriage: about 1782

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    Garrett Helling



about 1782

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+4 More Children

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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