Lanson Sanborn

Male26 November 1797–26 November 1882

Brief Life History of Lanson

When Lanson Sanborn was born on 26 November 1797, in Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Sanborn III, was 25 and his mother, Mary Polly Childs, was 27. He married Almira Azuba Dodge on 26 March 1833, in Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 26 November 1882, in Jay, Orleans, Vermont, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Jay, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lanson Sanborn
1797–1882
Almira Azuba Dodge
1803–1878
Marriage: 26 March 1833
Fidelia Richardson
1836–1917
Josephine Sanborn
1837–
Maryanna Sanborn
1840–1913

Sources (15)

  • Lanson Sanborn in household of Fidelia Crandall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lanson Sanborn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lamson Sanborn in entry for Sidney C Wood and Josephine A Sanborn, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1833Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 3

    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.

    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

    Age 11

    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 23

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    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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