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
1802–1891
Sophronia Brackett
1804–1875
Marriage: 19 September 1826
Sophronia Nesbitt
1826–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1826
Lebanon, York, Maine, United States
children

(1)

    Sophronia Nesbitt

    Female1826–1890Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Capt Rufus William Brackett

    Male1798–1871Male

    Maria Brackett

    Female1800–1868Female

    Eli Brackett

    Male1802–1818Male

    Jacob Brackett

    Male1802–Male

    Female1804–1875Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1820

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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