Charles Botsford

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Botsford was born on 5 June 1813, in Seymour, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Botsford, was 44 and his mother, Diantha Cady, was 34. He married Mary Smith on 25 July 1834, in Seymour, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 October 1872, at the age of 59, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Springville, Erie, New York, United States.

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Charles Botsford
Mary Smith
Marriage: 25 July 1834
Emeline Botsford
Charles Ezra Botsford
Lucy Maria Botsford
Adelbert Carlos Botsford

Sources (5)

  • Charles Botsford, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Botsford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charles Bottsford, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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1819 · Panic! of 1819

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1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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