Willard Sanborn

1838–7 January 1898 (Age 60)
Campton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Willard

When Willard Sanborn was born in 1838, in Campton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Jacob Sanborn, was 34 and his mother, Olive Greenlief, was 29. He married Mary Jane Eaton on 22 June 1858, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 7 January 1898, in his hometown, at the age of 60.

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Willard Sanborn
Mary Jane Eaton
Marriage: 22 June 1858
Alphonso Willard Sanborn
Ida M Sanborn
Frederick S Sanborn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1858Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 25
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • W Sanborn, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Willard Sanborn in entry for Fred S. Sanborn and Annie M. Smith, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
    • Willard in entry for Ida M. Sanborn, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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