Sarah Ransom

13 December 1779–
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Ransom was born on 13 December 1779, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan Ransom, was 29 and her mother, Leah Spaulding, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Ransom
1750–1817
Leah Spaulding
1752–1813
Beulah Ransom
1775–1849
Robert Ransom
1776–1827
Rufus Ransom
1778–1853
Sarah Ransom
1779–
Stephen Ransom
1780–1871
Thomas Ransom
1782–1865
Calvin Ransom
1784–1839
Jonathan Ransom
1786–1871
Oren Ransom
1788–1830
Reuben Ransom
1792–1792
Azubah Ransom
1797–1815

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 2

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 4

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Anglia): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand(e) ( see Rand 1).

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

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  • Sarah Ransom, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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