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Benjamin Sanford

Male 1733 - 1829  (94 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Sanford  [1
    Alternate birth 1732  Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 9 Jul 1733  Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 4 Jun 1828 and 25 May 1829  Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I23770  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Father Capt. Esbon Sanford,   b. 30 Oct 1693, Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1743, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Mary Woodward,   b. Abt 1700,   d. 28 Aug 1745, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1716  Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Family ID F14268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amelia Bentley,   b. 14 Jun 1734,   d. Bef Oct 1804, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1754  North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
    +1. Mary Sanford,   b. 1 Feb 1756, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1826, Grand PrĂ©, Kings, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F14266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He removed from Rhode Island to Nova Scotia in May 1760 on the sloop Sally, Jonathan Lovatt, master, presumably with his wife and his in-laws. He bought property in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia in 1763.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3192] The Descendants of Stephen Loomer of New London, Connecticut by Addie E. Loomer-Shepard. Allison, Iowa, 1991.

    2. [S3185] G. Andrews Moriarty, "Notes: Historical Intelligence." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 104:72, Jan 1950.

    3. [S3208] President John Sanford of Boston, Massachusetts and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 1605-1965, and His Descendants, with Many Allied Families by Jack Minard Sanford. East Aurora, New York, 1965.

    4. [S3208] President John Sanford of Boston, Massachusetts and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 1605-1965, and His Descendants, with Many Allied Families by Jack Minard Sanford. East Aurora, New York, 1965., date only.

    5. [S3208] President John Sanford of Boston, Massachusetts and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 1605-1965, and His Descendants, with Many Allied Families by Jack Minard Sanford. East Aurora, New York, 1965., says "Newport, R.I.".