Sanford Carhart

14 June 1821–20 June 1888 (Age 67)
Bethlehem, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Sanford

When Sanford Carhart was born on 14 June 1821, in Bethlehem, Albany, New York, United States, his father, Robert D Carhart, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Rowe, was 36. He married Catherine Sophia Mead in 1843, in Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Guilderland, Albany, New York, United States in 1860 and Guilderland, Guilderland, Albany, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 June 1888, at the age of 67, and was buried in Guilderland, Guilderland, Albany, New York, United States.

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Sanford Carhart
Catherine Sophia Mead
Marriage: 1843
Abraham Mead Carhart
Simon Carhart
Robert R Carhart
Charles Edwin Carhart
Perry Ellis Carhart

Spouse and Children


    Catherine Sophia Mead


Albany, New York, United States


    Abraham Mead Carhart


    Robert R Carhart



    Charles Edwin Carhart


    Perry Ellis Carhart


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 6

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gerhardt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sanford Carhartt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sanford Carhart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sanford Carhartt, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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