Rachel Sanborn

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Sanborn was born on 3 April 1768, in Epsom, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Eliphalet Sanborn, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Wallice, was 25. She married Moses Osgood on 2 January 1791, in Epsom, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Moses Osgood
Rachel Sanborn
Marriage: 2 January 1791
David Osgood
Margaret Sanborn Osgood

Sources (8)

  • Rachel Sanborn, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Rachel Sanborn, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Rachel in entry for David Osgood, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


New Hampshire is 9th state.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name probably from Sambourne in Warminster or Sambourn in Minety (both Wiltshire), but perhaps also from Sambourne (Warwickshire). The placenames all derive from Old English sand ‘sand’ + burna ‘spring, stream’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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