Richard Sanborn

about 1848–
Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Richard

When Richard Sanborn was born about 1848, in Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Moses Sanborn, was 39 and his mother, Mary Ann Dick, was 30. He lived in Lyman, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States in 1850.

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Moses Sanborn
Mary Ann Dick
Mary Ann Sanborn
Ellen Sanborn
Robert Sanborn
Richard Sanborn
about 1848–
Caroline W Sanborn

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World Events (8)

Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 15
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 33
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably from Sambourne in Warminster or Sambourn in Minety (both Wiltshire), but perhaps also from Sambourne (Warwickshire). The placenames all derive from Old English sand ‘sand’ + burna ‘spring, stream’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Sanborn - Individual or family possessions: birth: about 1848; Bath, Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Richard Sanborn in household of Abial Chamberlain, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard Sanborn in household of Moses Sanborn, "United States Census, 1850"

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