Bio: Sherwood, William D. (1837 - 1897)

Contact: Gerald Gorsegner


Surnames: Sherwood, Coleman


-------Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin


William D. Sherwood (2 Mar 1837 - 14 Jun 1897)

WILLIAM D. SHERWOOD, farmer. Sec. 27, P.O. Hixton, was born in New York, March 2, 1837. Left his native town in 1858, and came to Wisconsin and bought 640 acres of land, in town of Alma, Jackson Co. Mr. Sherwood is now Chairman of the Town Board at Hixton, and has held that office for five years. Is a member of the Presbyterian Church at Sechlersville, and is also a member of the I. O. O. F. Lodge, No. 259. at Hixton. Was married, in 1864, to Miss A. M. Coleman. She was born in Illinois, in 1838. They have one adopted son, Charles.

*William D. Sherwood and Almanza M. (1838 - 1924) are buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls, Wisconsin.

1880 Federal Census, Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 382

Wm. D. Sherwood, white married male farmer
father's birthplace : Connecticut, United States
mother's birthplace : Connecticut, United States

Household Members
self Wm. D. Sherwood M 43 New York, United States
wife Almanza Sherwood F 42 Illinois, United States
son Charles Sherwood M 15 New York, United States
other Ole Johnson M 21 Norway
other Mary Olson F 21 Norway

Wisconsin Marriages

William D. Sherwood
bride's name: Mariah Shranza Coleman
marriage date: 21 Apr 1864
marriage place: Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Daniel Sherwood
groom's mother's name: Diantha Sherwood
bride's father's name: John Coleman
bride's mother's name: Sarah Coleman



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