Sarah Gertrude Sanford

2 September 1860–27 July 1918 (Age 57)
Howard, Howard, Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Sarah Gertrude

When Sarah Gertrude Sanford was born on 2 September 1860, in Howard, Howard, Steuben, New York, United States, her father, Sylvester Sanford, was 31 and her mother, Emmelina Melissa Campbell, was 22. She married Johan Swensson on 22 May 1890, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Cohocton, Cohocton, Steuben, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 27 July 1918, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johan Swensson
Sarah Gertrude Sanford
Marriage: 22 May 1890
Carl Adolph Swenson
IdaBelle Swenson

Spouse and Children

22 May 1890
Michigan, United States


    Carl Adolph Swenson


    IdaBelle Swenson


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

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.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 16

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Swensen in household of John Swensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah G Sanford Swenson in entry for Carl Adolph Swenson, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Sarah Sandford in household of Sylvester Sandford, "United States Census, 1870"

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