Sabra Thankful Ensign

18 August 1826–15 November 1901 (Age 75)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Sabra Thankful

When Sabra Thankful Ensign was born on 18 August 1826, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Moses Ensign, was 32 and her mother, Martha Tuller Whiting, was 29. She married Chester Seymour on 27 June 1849, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1880 and Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1900. She died on 15 November 1901, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Seymour
1824–1895
Sabra Thankful Ensign
1826–1901
Marriage: 27 June 1849
Franklin Chester Seymour
1850–1940
Sally Seymour
1850–
Mary Florilla Seymore
1852–1934
Moses Ensign Seymour
1856–1936
William Alfred Seymour
1860–1941
Lucius Henry Seymour
1865–1961

Spouse and Children

Children

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World Events (8)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
Age 3
Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 4
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846
Age 20
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain etymology. From the 16th to the 19th century, the English vocabulary word ensign denoted a junior rank of infantry officer, which may be the source of the surname.

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

Sources (26)

  • Sabra T Seymour in household of Chester Seymour, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sabra T Seymour in household of Mary S Toy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sahr E Seymour in household of Chester Seymour, "United States Census, 1880"

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