Benjamin Towle Sanborn

Male5 July 1788–9 July 1860

Brief Life History of Benjamin Towle

When Benjamin Towle Sanborn was born on 5 July 1788, in Sandwich, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Robert Sanborn, was 26 and his mother, Mary A. Glines, was 24. He married Mary Parris about 1808, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 9 July 1860, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72.

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Benjamin Towle Sanborn
Huldah Sherman
Marriage: 15 January 1809
Jeremiah Russel Sanborn
Mary Samborne
George W. Sandborn

Sources (4)

  • Benja. Sanborn, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Benjamin Sanborn in entry for Jeremiah R. Sanborn, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • Benjamin Sanborn, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1809New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1789 · The United States Constitution

    Age 1

    Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.


    Age 20

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name probably from Sambourne in Warminster or Sambourn in Minety (both Wiltshire), but perhaps also from Sambourne (Warwickshire). The placenames all derive from Old English sand ‘sand’ + burna ‘spring, stream’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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