Eliza Sanborn

Femaleabout 1783–4 February 1875

Brief Life History of Eliza

Eliza Sanborn was born about 1783, in New Hampshire, United States. She died on 4 February 1875, in Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Perkins Cemetery, Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Ezekiel Soule
Eliza Sanborn

Sources (4)

  • Eliza Soul in household of Ezekiel Soul, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza S. Soule, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Eliza S Soule, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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World Events (8)

1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 5

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 21

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 25

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

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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