Addie Alfretta Danforth

Female15 January 1854–9 September 1900

Brief Life History of Addie Alfretta

When Addie Alfretta Danforth was born on 15 January 1854, in Island Pond, Brighton, Essex, Vermont, United States, her father, Ephraim Danforth, was 21 and her mother, Lucy Amanda Emery, was 16. She married Odlin Sanborn on 20 March 1875, in Brighton, Essex, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Stark, Coos, New Hampshire, United States in 1880 and Casco, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1900. She died on 9 September 1900, in Raymond, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 46.

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Robert York
Addie Alfretta Danforth
Marriage: 22 September 1877
Gertrude Addie York
William Robert York
Mary Ella York
Dorothy Alvetta York
James Gly York

Sources (29)

  • Addie A York in household of Robert York, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Adwina Alfreder Danforth - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Addie Alreder Danforth
  • Edwina A Sanborn, "Vermont Marriages, 1791-1974"

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  • Marriage
    22 September 1877Vermont, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 10

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 13

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire): variant of Danford .

    History: Nicholas Danforth, a man of considerable property, emigrated c. 1634 with his children to Cambridge, MA, from Framlingham, Suffolk, England, after the death of his wife Elizabeth. He was elected to various political offices in the colony. His son Thomas (1623–99) was admitted as a freeman in 1643 and was named treasurer of Harvard College in the 1650 charter granted that institution.

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

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