Sands

1787–Female
Buxton, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Sands

When Sands was born in 1787, in Buxton, York, Maine, United States, her father, Samuel Sands, was 43 and her mother, Mary Bradbury, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Sands
1744–1821
Mary Bradbury
1745–1839
Ephraim Sands
1767–1852
Mercy Sands
1770–1816
Lydia Sands
1779–
Polly Sands
1774–
Sarah Jane Sands
1775–
Samuel Sands
1777–1833
Eunice Sands
1784–
Sands
1787–
Sands
1787–
Elizabeth Sands
1789–

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World Events (3)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 17

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Sand 1.2 Scottish: habitational name from Sands in Tulliallan in Fife.

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

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