Lanson Sanborn

26 November 1797–26 November 1882 (Age 85)
Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Lanson

When Lanson Sanborn was born on 26 November 1797, in Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ebenezer Sanborn, 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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Lanson Sanborn
Almira Azuba Dodge
Marriage: 26 March 1833
Fidelia R Sanborn
Josephine Sanborn
Maryanna Sanborn

Spouse and Children

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


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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.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 5
    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
    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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    Sources (11)

    • Lamson Sanborn in entry for Sidney C Wood and Josephine A Sanborn, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
    • Lanson Sanborn in entry for Charles R Bartlett and Maryannah Sanborn, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
    • Lanson Sanborn, "Find A Grave Index"

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