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John Sherwin

Male 1644 - 1726  (82 years)


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  • Name John Sherwin 
    Born 1644 
    • His age was given as 76 in the church records of March 1720.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1666  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History 13 Jan 1667  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was granted trees to make 300 rails for fencing by the town of Ipswich. 
    Religion 12 Apr 1674  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    John and Frances Sherwin joined the Ipswich Church in full communion. 
    History 1692  [1
    On 30 June 1692, he served as both juror and witness in the witchcrThere came in Testimony, that one Good-wife Sherwin, upon some difference with How, was bewitched, and that she dyed, charging this How with having an Hand in her Death. And that other People had their Barrels of Drink unaccountably mischieved, spoil'd and spilt, upon their displeasing of her." Elizabeth was found guilty and hanged 19 July 1692. 
    History Mar 1719/20  [1
    He was assigned reserved seating for the aged and infirm, his age being given as 76 years. 
    Died 15 Oct 1726  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Inventory 29 May 1727  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    An inventory of his estate was taken and valued at £44. 
    Person ID I2147  Roy Family Genealogy | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 

    Family 1 Mary Chandler,   b. 5 Jul 1659, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1745, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1691  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John Sherwin,   b. Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1706, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Alice Sherwin,   b. 2 Feb 1693/94, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1719, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [Birth]
     3. Abigail Sherwin,   b. May 1695, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Eleanor Sherwin,   b. 28 Jun 1696, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1757, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Birth]
     5. William Sherwin,   b. 27 Jul 1698, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1741, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Jacob Sherwin,   b. 17 Oct 1699, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1792, Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1689  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frances Loomis 
    Married 25 Nov 1667  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Robert Sherwin,   b. Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Elizabeth Sherwin,   b. Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Hannah Sherwin,   b. Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Ebenezer Sherwin,   b. Abt 1675, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1712  (Age ~ 37 years)  [Birth]
     5. Mary Sherwin,   b. Aug 1679, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Frances Sherwin,   b. 27 Jan 1681, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1770  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
     7. Sarah Sherwin,   b. 7 Oct 1683, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1666 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He was granted trees to make 300 rails for fencing by the town of Ipswich. - 13 Jan 1667 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Nov 1667 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - John and Frances Sherwin joined the Ipswich Church in full communion. - 12 Apr 1674 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Sep 1691 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 1726 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - An inventory of his estate was taken and valued at £44. - 29 May 1727 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S227] Burrell, Alyce Adams. A Genealogy of Sherwin-Shedd and Allied Families in America , (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1990).