Cecil Ernest Sherwood

29 February 1888–August 1964 (Age 76)
Franklin, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cecil Ernest

When Cecil Ernest Sherwood was born on 29 February 1888, in Franklin, Indiana, United States, his father, George Washington Sherwood, was 38 and his mother, Clara Belle Hubble, was 33. He lived in Blooming Grove Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died in August 1964, at the age of 76, and was buried in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States.

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Cecil Ernest Sherwood
Ina Jane Rutland

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Sherwood


    Clara Belle Hubble




    Alvernas Sherwood


    Jesse Sherwood



    Robert Levi Sherwood



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Cecil E Sherwood in household of George A Sherwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cecil Ernest Sherwood, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Cecil Ernest Sherwood in entry for John Elbert Duncan and Ina Jane Sherwood, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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