Edwina Alfretta Danforth

1858–9 September 1900 (Age 42)
Island Pond, Brighton, Essex, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Edwina Alfretta

When Edwina Alfretta Danforth was born in 1858, in Island Pond, Brighton, Essex, Vermont, United States, her father, Ephraim Danforth, was 27 and her mother, Lucy Amanda Emery, was 21. 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 42.

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

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    22 September 1877Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864 · St. Albans Raid
    Age 6
    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.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 12
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1818;2007: 3350; 2010: 4239)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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    Sources (29)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Adwina Alfreder Danforth - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Addie Alreder Danforth
    • Addie A York in household of Robert York, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Addie Danford in entry for James G York and Mabel Doughty, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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