Samuel Sanborn

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Collection Gallup
Description Albumen Print on visiting card White mount with purple border and black ink text of Samuel Sanborn.
MARKS: Back: W. F. Webster/photographer/Oshkosh, Wis.
Inscription: Grandfather Samuel Sanborn

Year Range from 1864
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1868
Neg # 23282
Notes 3/4 seated view of Samuel Sanborn sitting he holds a walking stick and has a chin beard. He married Calla McPerson and one of their daughters was Adeline S. Sanborn Fisk. Same as image p2000.3.50
Samuel Sanborn was of the extended Sanborn family of New Hampshire. He was Born: 25 Jan 1791 in Northfield, Merrimac, New Hampshire, and Died: 3 April 1877 probably St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota. He and his father, also Samuel Sanborn, were among the first settlers of Fort Covington, Franklin Co. New York. Samuel also had claims in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin and made the first land claim in Le Sueur County, Minnesota, as well as his claims in Winnebago County. He married Calla McPherson on 10 Feb 1812 in Fort Covington, NY. Seven children born to this union all born in Fort Covington: Byron Samuel born 1816 and died 1891 in Jackson, California; Alborn born 1821; Stephen R. Sanborn of Oshkosh WI died 1907
Adeline, wife of Edwin Brown Fisk of Oshkosh; Emily, wife of J.R. Gardner of Ottawa, MN and Minneapolis; and Two unknown daughters.
Object ID P2000.3.49
Object Name carte de visite
People Sanborn, Samuel
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 2.5" x 4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Aged persons
Title Samuel Sanborn
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