Dr. LeBaron Churchill Botsford

Brief Life History of LeBaron Churchill

When Dr. LeBaron Churchill Botsford was born on 22 September 1850, in Westmorland, New Brunswick, British Colonial America, his father, Blair Botsford, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Cogswell, was 22. He married Jane Steeves on 8 November 1877, in Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in New York City, New York, United States in 1915 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1920. He died on 14 November 1929, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 79.

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Dr. LeBaron Churchill Botsford
Jane Steeves
Marriage: 8 November 1877
Charles L Botsford
Amos Edwin Botsford

Sources (15)

  • Le Baron Botsford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Le Baron Botsford, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1938"
  • LeBaron Churchill Botsford, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.




British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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