Sally Ingersol Colburn

26 November 1804–18 April 1851 (Age 46)
Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sally Ingersol

When Sally Ingersol Colburn was born on 26 November 1804, in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Hezekiah Coburn, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Butterfield, was 25. She married Horace Wilde or Wild about 1827. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 18 April 1851, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Wilde or Wild
Sally Ingersol Colburn
Marriage: about 1827
Andrew Benson Wilde
Julia Adeline Wilde
Caroline Louise Wilde

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1827
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 8
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 15
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    habitational name usually from Colburn in Catterick (North Yorkshire), named from Old English cōl ‘cool’ or col ‘coal’+ burna ‘stream’ (often confused with Old Norse brunnr ‘spring, stream’), but sometimes perhaps from a minor place so named, such as Coalburn in South Wingfield (Derbyshire) or Coldbourne in Bramley (Surrey).from the Middle English personal name Colborn, an Anglicized form of Old Norse Kolbiǫrn, Kolbiorn, from kol ‘coal’ + biǫrn ‘bear’.variant of Colbran, from the Middle English personal name Colbrand (Old Norse Kolbrandr, Kolbrand, from kol ‘coal’ + brandr ‘sword-blade, firebrand’).

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Sarah Wild in household of Horace Wild, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sarah Haulburn in entry for Caroline Louisa Johnson, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Sally Ingersol Coburn, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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