Thomas Sanford

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    26 December 1762
  • Children


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    +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 (Devon): variant of Sandford .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Thos. Sanford in entry for Jarias Sanford, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Thos Sanford, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
    • Thomas in entry for Jarias Sanford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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