Thos. E. Sherwood
|Rev. Thomas Emory Sherwood|
|Mayor of Dallas, Texas|
|Preceded by||J. L. Smith|
|Succeeded by||John M. Crockett|
May 31, 1835|
Washington County, Indiana
|Died||April 10, 1897
Dodd City, Fannin County, Texas
|Resting place||City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Texas|
|Spouse(s)||Nannie Lavinia Henry McCreary|
|Children||Lucretia Sherwood, Effie E. Sherwood, Marvin B. Sherwood|
|Service/branch||Co. C, 15th Texas Cavalry|
|Years of service||1862–1863|
Thomas Emory Sherwood was born in Washington County, Indiana to Rev. Jeremiah Sherwood and Sarah Elrod on May 31, 1835. He moved to Texas with his parents about 1842. He married Nannie Lavinia McCreary on 30 Oct 1856 in Rockwall, Kaufman County, Texas. (Note: Rockwall county was created in 1873.) They had four children: one son and three daughters.
He joined 15th Texas Cavalry CSA on February 25, 1862 and mustered in March 10, 1862. The Cavalry was dismounted in July. He was promoted to commissary.
He was licensed to preach by the Dallas Circuit, Dallas District, East Texas Methodist Conference in 1866. He was ordained in 1870. He traveled as a circuit rider and preached in Greenville, Rockwall, Sulphur Springs, Honey Grove, Pilot Point, Wichita Falls, Sherman, Pottsboro, Bonham, Dodd City.
He died April 10, 1897 in Dodd City, Texas and was interred in City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Texas.
- Widow's Application for Pension No. 17871. Mrs. Nannie L. Sherwood, Hopkins County, Sulphur Springs, February 5, 1910.
- Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Texas. NARA Publication M323. Thomas E. Sherwood.
- Rev. Thomas E. Sherwood website
- "Thomas Emory Sherwood." Thirty-First Session North Texas Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1897. p. 30
- "Mortuary." Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas April 13, 1897, p. 6