Sherwood Sheehan

25 February 1918–5 November 2003 (Age 85)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sherwood

Sherwood Sheehan was born on 25 February 1918, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. He died on 5 November 2003, in Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Sherwood Sheehan
1918–2003
Norma Carson
1921–2008

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920
Age 2
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920
Age 2
Historical Boundaries: 1920: Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sheehan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Síodhacháin‘descendant of Síodhachán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of síodhach ‘peaceful’, the same word as sítheach. Compare Sheehy .

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

Possible Related Names

Shahan
Shawhan
Sheen
Sheehy
Shehane
Sheahan
Shehan
Shean

Sources (1)

  • Mr Sherwood H Sheehan Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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