Sophia "Sappharia" Saffroni Beney

Brief Life History of Sophia "Sappharia" Saffroni

When Sophia "Sappharia" Saffroni Beney was born on 27 June 1874, in Lee Settlement, Saint George, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, William Henry Beney, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Sunderland, was 27. She married Ellis LeRoy Hatch on 30 June 1897, in Calais, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Calais, Washington, Maine, United States in 1897 and Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. She died on 17 April 1907, in Reed Plantation, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 32.

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Ellis LeRoy Hatch
Sophia "Sappharia" Saffroni Beney
Marriage: 30 June 1897
Annie Gertrude Hatch
Evangeline Pearl Hatch
Esther Bernice Hatch
Kenneth Alfred Hatch
Ellis Alvin Hatch

Sources (12)

  • Sophia Hatch in household of Howard Hatch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sophronia Beney - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sophronia Beney
  • Sophia L Beney, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: see Beaney .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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