Charlotte Egbert

3 June 1846–27 May 1886 (Age 39)
Richmond, Richmond, New York, United States

The Life of Charlotte

When Charlotte Egbert was born on 3 June 1846, in Richmond, Richmond, New York, United States, her father, James Egbert, was 34 and her mother, Eliza Ann Decker, was 34. She married John Alexander Sandford on 10 June 1869, in Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States in 1860 and New York, United States in 1870. She died on 27 May 1886, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States.

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John Alexander Sandford
Charlotte Egbert
Marriage: 10 June 1869
Lottie Louise Sandford
William Edward Sandford
Francis Sandford
Mary Florence Sandford

Spouse and Children

10 June 1869
Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

A battalion of volunteers from New Jersey assisted during the Mexican-American War. They were active from 1847 to 1848 and divided among four companies. The battalion assisted during the Battle of Contreras and the Battle of Churubusco.
1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 2

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

Age 15

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: variant Eggebrecht , assimilated to the form of an English personal name. See also Ebbert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charlotte Egbert in household of James Egbert, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • Charlotte Egbert in household of James Egbert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charlotte E Egbert in household of Brazilla Egbert, "United States Census, 1860"

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