Asa Sanford

7 August 1825–24 April 1907 (Age 81)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Sanford was born on 7 August 1825, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, his father, Absalom Abraham Sanford, was 50 and his mother, Catherine Freeman Snider, was 40. He died on 24 April 1907, at the age of 81, and was buried in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absalom Abraham Sanford
Catherine Freeman Snider
Samuel Giles Sanford
Absalom Sanford
John W. Sanford
Ashvel Sanford
Jacob Thomas Sanford
Isaiah Simon Sanford Sr.
William Berry Sanford
Asa Sanford
Thomas Jefferson Sanford
Martha A. Sanford

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World Events (8)

1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 1

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 24

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Asa L Sanford, "Find A Grave Index"

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