George Merrick Sanford

23 August 1855–1943 (Age 87)
Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of George Merrick

When George Merrick Sanford was born on 23 August 1855, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Sanford, was 33 and his mother, Almira Philura Goodwell, was 33. He married Lizzie Viletta Fisherdick on 23 August 1888, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1943, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Aspen Grove Cemetery, Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Merrick Sanford
1855–1943
Lizzie Viletta Fisherdick
1862–1933
Marriage: 23 August 1888
Robert Arden Sanford
1891–1964
Marian Julia Sanford
1893–1990
Ruth Delilah Sanford
1901–1997
Frances Elizabeth Sanford
1904–1990

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 8
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 26
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: variant of Sandford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sandford

Sources (33)

  • George Sanford in household of Daniel Sanford, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George M Sandford in household of Daniel Sanford, "United States Census, 1880"
  • M George Sanford, "United States Census, 1940"

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