Harriet Pauline Sanford

6 June 1929–26 October 2003 (Age 74)
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Harriet Pauline

When Harriet Pauline Sanford was born on 6 June 1929, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, Harry William Sanford, was 44 and her mother, Theada Gay Taylor, was 31. She married Melvin Charles Cox on 9 November 1948. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Webster Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Madison Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 26 October 2003, in Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Charles Cox
Harriet Pauline Sanford
Marriage: 9 November 1948
Charles John Cox

Spouse and Children

9 November 1948


    Charles John Cox


Parents and Siblings

    Harry William Sanford





World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 5

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harriet P Sanford in household of Harry W Sanford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harriett S Sanford im Haushalt von Harry W Sanford, „United States Census, 1930“
  • Harriet in entry for Charles John Cox, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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