Laura R. Sherwood

16 April 1848–11 January 1925 (Age 76)
Madison, Ohio, United States

The Life of Laura R.

When Laura R. Sherwood was born on 16 April 1848, in Madison, Ohio, United States, her father, Andrew H Sherwood, was 39 and her mother, Irene Beach, was 32. She married William H Leonard on 29 August 1866, in Madison, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Plain City, Darby Township, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Darby Township, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1910. She died on 11 January 1925, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Plain City, Madison, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim H Dry
1845–1921
Laura R. Sherwood
1848–1925
Marriage: 1876
A H Leonard
1868–
Andrew S Day
1877–
Andrew S. Dry
1877–
Irene Pearl Dry
1880–1950
Hannah Dry
1883–
Cora Lea Dry
1887–1968

Spouse and Children

    Ephraim H Dry

    Male1845–1921Male

    Female1848–1925Female

MARRIAGE
1876
children

(6)

    A H Leonard

    Male1868–Male

    Andrew S Day

    Female1877–Female

    Male1877–Male

    Female1880–1950Female

    Hannah Dry

    Female1883–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Daniel B Sherwood

    Male1833–1901Male

    Male1834–1907Male

    Mary Ann Sherwood

    Female1841–1917Female

    Sarah Jane Sherwood

    Female1843–1916Female

    Female1848–1925Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Laura R Dry in household of Ephriam H Dry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura R Dry in household of Ephraim H Dry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura R Dry in household of Epriam H Dry, "United States Census, 1880"

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