George Lyle Sherwood

2 August 1890–11 May 1969 (Age 78)
New York, United States

The Life of George Lyle

When George Lyle Sherwood was born on 2 August 1890, in New York, United States, his father, Amos Augustus Sherwood, was 32 and his mother, Juliette H. Norton, was 34. He lived in West Almond, Allegany, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 11 May 1969, at the age of 78.

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Amos Augustus Sherwood
Juliette H. Norton
John A Sherwood
Charles Emora Sherwood
Lewis H Sherwood
Samuel George Sherwood
Benjamin Harrison Sherwood
George Lyle Sherwood
Shirley Ward Sherwood
Lee Norton Sherwood
Sarah Belle Sherwood

Parents and Siblings

    Amos Augustus Sherwood


    Juliette H. Norton




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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  • George L Sherwood in household of Amos Sherwood, "United States Census, 1900"

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