Thomas Sanford

26 July 1739–6 March 1810 (Age 70)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Sanford was born on 26 July 1739, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Sanford, was 28 and his mother, Desire Bunnell, was 28. He married Keziah Brockett on 26 December 1762. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 March 1810, in his hometown, at the age of 70.

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Thomas Sanford
Keziah Brockett
Marriage: 26 December 1762
Jairus Jeremiah Sanford

Spouse and Children

26 December 1762


Parents and Siblings



    Meriam Sanford


    Lois Sanford


    Lois Sanford




+3 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 37

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 42

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 55

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas in entry for Jarias Sanford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Thomas Sanford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Thomas Sanford in entry for Kezia Brockett, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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