Sophronia Brackett

5 August 1804–15 June 1875 (Age 70)
Acton, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Sophronia

When Sophronia Brackett was born on 5 August 1804, in Acton, York, Maine, United States, her father, Jacob Brackett, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Wentworth, was 27. She married Samuel Nesbitt on 19 September 1826, in Lebanon, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 15 June 1875, in Readfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Readfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Nesbitt
Sophronia Brackett
Marriage: 19 September 1826
Sophronia Nesbitt

Spouse and Children

19 September 1826
Lebanon, York, Maine, United States


    Sophronia Nesbitt


Parents and Siblings



    Capt Rufus William Brackett


    Maria Brackett


    Eli Brackett


    Jacob Brackett



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 16

Maine is the 23rd state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sophia Nesbitt in household of Samuel Nesbitt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophia Nesbit in household of Samuel Nesbit, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sophia Nesbit in household of Samuel Nesbit, "United States Census, 1860"

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