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
Betsey Bliss
Marriage: 11 November 1787
Anson Tracy
Lyman Tracy
Jemima Tracy
Eleazer Tracy
Elizabeth Tracy
Marinda Tracy
Jerusha Tracy
Alvina Tracy

Spouse & Children

11 November 1787


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World Events (8)


Age 14

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

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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