Robert L. Sherwood

5 February 1914–27 January 1948 (Age 33)
Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States

The Life of Robert L.

When Robert L. Sherwood was born on 5 February 1914, in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States, his father, Judson Albert Sherwood, was 28 and his mother, Mabel R. Robinson, was 21. He lived in Cortland, Cortland, New York, United States in 1930 and Cortlandville, Cortland, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 27 January 1948, in Sayre, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Robert L. Sherwood
Christena Marie Ellis

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    Christena Marie Ellis


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    Judson Albert Sherwood


    Mabel R. Robinson




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 3

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 13

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Robert L Shirwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert L Sherwood in household of Arthur M Tracy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Sherwood, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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