Edwina Alfretta Danforth

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

The Life 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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Odlin Sanborn
Edwina Alfretta Danforth
Marriage: 20 March 1875

Spouse and Children

20 March 1875
Brighton, Essex, Vermont, United States




Parents and Siblings

    Ephraim Danforth





    William Reilley Danforth







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

English: probably a habitational name, perhaps from Darnford in Suffolk, Great Durnford in Wiltshire, or Dernford Farm in Sawston, Cambridgeshire, all named from Old English dierne ‘hidden’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Addie A York in household of Robert York, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adwina Danforth in household of Ephraim Danforth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Addie L York in household of Robert York, "United States Census, 1880"

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