Seaborn Smith Canada

Brief Life History of Seaborn Smith

When Seaborn Smith Canada was born on 14 February 1826, in Livingston, Kentucky, United States, his father, David Canada, was 25 and his mother, Cynthia Grimes, was 21. He married Martha Ellen Vaughan on 12 November 1853, in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 20 February 1891, in Repton, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States.

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Seaborn Smith Canada
Martha Ellen Vaughan
Marriage: 12 November 1853
Sarah Ann Canada
William Ephriam Canada
Mary Frances Canada
Nancy Caroline Canada
James F Canada
Lucinda Ellen Canada
Susan Catherine Canada
Lura Belle Canada
Laura Elizabeth Canada
Flora Jane Canada
Joseph M. Canada
John B. Canada
Bassett L. Canada

Sources (26)

  • S S Canada, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Seaborn Canada, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Sebron S. Canada, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Irish and Scottish Kennedy . Compare Canaday and Canida .

Spanish (Cañada): topographic name from cañada ‘glen, valley’.

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

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