SHERWOOD Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
Name formsShearwood, Sherewood, Sherrod, Sherswood, Sherwod, Sherwood
Derived from the Old English words scir and wudu meaning either shire or luminous and wood. The name was given to those from Sherwood, a place in England. AFN
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SHERWOOD, James Manning (Rev.)
[1814-1890] – American clergyman, journalist, author
SHERWOOD, John D.
[1818-1891] – American author
SHERWOOD, Robert Emmet
[1896-1955] – American dramatist and film critic, Pulitzer
SHERWOOD, Rosina Emmet
[1854-1948] – American artist and illustrator
She received the first prize in Prang's Christmas card competition in 1879, and a first prize medal in London in 1878, for heads on china. She has illustrated a book for children, entitled "Pretty Peggy," collecting and arranging for it the poems and music (New York, 1880), and Mrs. Burton Harrison's "Old-Fashioned Tales" (1884); and has made many illustrations for prominent periodicals. She is a member of the Society of American artists, and has exhibited many paintings, both in oil and watercolors.
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