Warren Botsford

19 February 1780–10 February 1856 (Age 75)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Warren

When Warren Botsford was born on 19 February 1780, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ephraim Botsford Jr., was 29 and his mother, Merab Doud, was 25. He married Cynthia Lane in 1801. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Chateaugay, Franklin, New York, United States in 1830 and Burke, Burke, Franklin, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 10 February 1856, in Burke, Franklin, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Burke, Burke, Franklin, New York, United States.

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Warren Botsford
Cynthia Lane
Marriage: 1801
Luther Botsford
William C Botsford
Eliza Botsford
Eliza Ann Botsford
Loren Lane Botsford

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 1

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Warren Botsford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Haren Botchford, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Warren Botsford, "Find A Grave Index"

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