27 May 2012

Thomas Sherwood First male Sherwood in New World

Thomas Sherwood, Puritan, Fairfield, Ipswich England, Ship Francis
Thomas Sherwood was a Puritan.  

know facts:
He left England on the ship Frances in Apr 1634  and arrived in Boston.
 He was 48 yrs old his wife Alice was 47 yrs old.  
Their children came as well = 
Anna 14 yrs old, 
Rose 11 yrs old 
Thomas 10 yrs old 
Rebecca  9 yrs old. 

They did not stay in Boston.  They went along with others to settle Wethersfield.  That was in 1635.  In 160 he sold his lands to George Wyllys.  Then they moved to Stamford.  In 1648 there was another move when he sold his land to John Holly.    They went then to a new place for them Fairfield CT.

He made a Will on 21 July 1655, it was proved 25 Oct 1655.  His Children with Alice: [Anna is not listed] Jane, Margaret, Hannah, Thomas, Rose, Tamsen, Sarah & Jane are the 8 children in Thomas will for his wife Alice. 

  Also in his Will is his 2nd wife Mary (she may to be a Mary Fitch need much more clarity for this) and their children: Stephen, Matthew, Mary, Abigail, Issac & Ruth.

Thomas Sherwood 1st wife Alice

Children:  Anna - not listed in Thomas Will

                   Rose b. abt 1622 m 1st Thomas Rumble; 2nd  Thomas Barlow ;3rd Edward Nash

                  Rebecca abt 1625

                  Thomas abt 1624




                   Hannah Which is probably Anna on the ship passanger list. b. abt 1620




Thomas Sherwood 2nd wife Mary

Mary _____, Sherwood, Banks d. 1694

Children:  Issac

                   Abigail m. Danial Lockwood abt. 1668. She died in 1692

                   Ruth m. Joshua Holcomb in Windsor 4 June 1663


                   Matthew b. 1644

                   Stephen:  Conveyed in 1680/1 to my father Banks.

Mary ________, Sherwood, Banks  Will proved 6 Jan 1693 family in Will includes : Stephan's daughter Ruth, Matthew's daughter  Mary, Hannah, Ruth, Stephan & Issac.  The residue of the \Estate to her son Matthew

Thomas Sherwood son of Thomas Sherwood & Alice.

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