Leavitt Riley Sanborn

Brief Life History of Leavitt Riley

When Leavitt Riley Sanborn was born on 20 July 1856, in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States, his father, John Leavitt Sanborn, was 29 and his mother, Sara Adelia Dean, was 16. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Maud H Robertson. He lived in Lucerne, Kings, California, United States in 1900 and Armona, Kings, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 March 1925, in Kings, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Grangeville Cemetery, Armona, Kings, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leavitt Riley Sanborn
Maud H Robertson
Alice Roberta Sanborn
Frank Leavitt Sanborn
Wilfred Mortimer Sanborn
Edna Dorothy Sanborn

Sources (13)

  • Leavitt R Sanborn in household of Thomas F Pegg, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Leavitt R Sanborn, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Leavitt Riley Sanborn, "California Great Registers, 1866-1910"

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Grangeville Cemetery LOCATION 10428 14th Avenue Armona, Kings County, California, 93230 USA PHONE 559-924-3439 MEMORIALS 5,607 added (74% photographed)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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