Eden Sanford

15 June 1810–10 January 1888 (Age 77)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Eden

When Eden Sanford was born on 15 June 1810, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Joseph Sanford, was 34 and his mother, Lucy Shreve, was 27. He married Elizabeth McLinn on 14 February 1835, in Grant, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Memphis, Scotland, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Madison, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 10 January 1888, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bayless Cemetery, Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

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Eden Sanford
Elizabeth McLinn
Marriage: 14 February 1835
Wyatt Sanford
Edwin Sanford
Hulett Sanford
Elizabeth Sanford
Josephine Sanford
P Sanford
Nettie Sanford
Thomas Sanford
James Sanford
Eden Sanford
Josephine Sanford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1835Grant, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries 1811: Jefferson, Indiana Territory, United States 1816: Jefferson, Indiana, United States
    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 22
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): variant of Sandford .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Eden Sanford, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Eden Sandford, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Eden Sandford in entry for Sandford, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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