Biography of J. T. Sherwood
Madison County, NY Biographies





Sherwood, J. T., was born at Oneida Lake, February 14, 1855. His father, Joseph Sherwood, was a native of England and came to the United States in 1850, settling in Madison county; he married Ann Rhodes, and through life was engaged in dealing in live stock; he died in 1862. J. T. Sherwood was educated at Oneida Valley and was engaged in canal transportation. In 1892 he established his coal business, handling 2,000 tons per year. In 1875 Mr. Sherwood married Flora A., daughter of Harrison Allen, and they have one daughter, Grace, aged fifteen. Mr. Sherwood is one of the self made men of Madison county, and has served as street commissioner, trustee and poormaster of his town.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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