Horace Salisbury

Brief Life History of Horace

When Horace Salisbury was born on 3 April 1803, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Vial Salisbury, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Sheldon, was 30. He married Phoebe about 1827, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 29 September 1831, at the age of 28, and was buried in Ellisburg, Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Horace Salisbury
1803–1831
Phoebe
1800–1866
Marriage: about 1827
Nama Salisbury
1826–1908
Rev George H Salsbury
1826–1863

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Horace Salisbury - Family genealogies: birth-name: Horace Salisbury
  • Horace Salisbury, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Horace Salisbury in the New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999

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World Events (8)

1804

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

1805

Historical Boundaries 1805: Jefferson, New York, United States

1812

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name primarily from Salesbury in Blackburn (Lancashire) but also occasionally from Salisbury (Wiltshire). The Lancashire placename derives from Old English salh ‘willow, sallow’ + burg ‘fortress’, while the Wiltshire placename arises from a shortened form of the Celtic placename Sorviodunum (from an unknown initial element + Celtic dūno- ‘fort’). In the Old English period the second element was dropped and Sorvio- (of unexplained etymology) became Searo- in Old English as the result of folk etymological association the Old English word searu ‘trick’; to this an explanatory burh ‘fortress, manor, town’ was added. The city is recorded in the Domesday Book as Sarisberie; the change of -r- to -l- is the result of later dissimilation.

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

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