Elizabeth Safford

Female24 January 1699–24 May 1775

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Safford was born on 24 January 1699, in Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Joseph Safford, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Newman, was 32. She died on 24 May 1775, at the age of 76.

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John Joseph Safford
Hannah Newman
John Safford
Hannah Safford
Sarah Safford
Mercy Safford
Elizabeth Safford
Margaret Safford

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Safford, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Elizabeth Safford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning


possibly a habitational name from Seaford (Sussex), from Old English ‘sea’ + ford ‘ford’. Until the 16th century, the Ouse river flowed into the sea at this point.

habitational name from Salford (Lancashire), Salford (Bedfordshire), or Salfords in Horley (Surrey), from Old English salh ‘willow, sallow’ + ford ‘ford, river crossing’.

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

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