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.
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.
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