Sanford Tracy

1762–1840 (Age 77)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sanford

When Sanford Tracy was born on 20 July 1762, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ezra Tracy, was 29 and his mother, Jemima Kimball, was 24. He married Betsey Bliss on 11 November 1787. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 27 March 1840, in Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Spencertown Cemetery, Spencertown, Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sanford Tracy
1762–1840
Betsey Bliss
1769–1853
Marriage: 11 November 1787
Anson Tracy
1788–1834
Lyman Tracy
1790–1831
Jemima Tracy
1794–1864
Eleazer Tracy
1797–1877
Elizabeth Tracy
1801–1833
Marinda Tracy
1803–1865
Jerusha Tracy
1805–
Alvina Tracy
1808–1854

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1787
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 14

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 21

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

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sanford Tracy, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Sanford Tracy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mr. Sanford Tracy, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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