Araminta P. Sanson

June 1866–
New York, United States

The Life of Araminta P.

When Araminta P. Sanson was born in June 1866, in New York, United States, her father, Thomas Alexander Sanson I, was 31 and her mother, Seraphine Platt Adams, was 28. She had at least 2 sons with Wilbur LaRoe. She lived in Blairstown, Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1880 and Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years.

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Wilbur LaRoe
Araminta P. Sanson
Wilbur LaRoe
Arthur LaRoe

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    William Herbert Sanson



    Thomas Alexander Sanson II



World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 13

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

Age 37

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Name Meaning

Filipino: variant of Samson, probably from Tagalog samson meaning ‘third grandson’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arraminta P Sanson in household of Thomas A Sanson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Araminta P Laroe in household of Wilbur Laroe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Araminta Laroe in household of Wilbur Laroe, "United States Census, 1930"

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