PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
Calla McPherson Sanborn

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Description Albumen Print on visiting card White mount with gold ink border of Calla McPherson Sanborn.
Inscription: Calla McPherson Sanborn wife of Samuel.
Year Range from 1863
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1867
Neg # 23283
Notes Thumbprint bust view of an elderly woman. Calla McPherson Sanborn, wife of Samuel Sanborn.
Calla McPherson was the daughter of Joseph McPherson and Anna Martin. She was born: 18 June 1791 Richmond, Chittendon, Vermont, and Died: 8 Feb 1867 possibly Ottawa, LeSueur, Minnesota. Her husband was Samuel Sanborn 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 P2000.3.51
Object Name carte de visite
People Sanborn, Calla McPherson
Print size 2.5" x 4"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Female
Aged persons
Pioneers
Title Calla McPherson Sanborn
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