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Samuel Brooks Sanborn

(Jul 17, 1852 - Jan 17, 1885)
Samuel Brooks Sanborn|b. Jul 17, 1852\nd. Jan 17, 1885|p5218.htm|John Sewall Sanborn|b. Jan 1, 1819\nd. Jul 17, 1877|p5216.htm|Eleanor Hall Brooks|b. c. 1825\nd. 1853|p5214.htm|David E. Sanborn|||Hannah Hook|||Samuel Brooks|b. 1793\nd. Mar 23, 1849|p5211.htm|Elizabeth Towle|b. c. 1795\nd. Sep 21, 1871|p5352.htm|
Descendants of Samuel Brooks
     Samuel Brooks Sanborn was born on Jul 17, 1852 in Québec.2,3,4 He was the son of John Sewall Sanborn and Eleanor Hall Brooks.1 He was baptized on Sep 30, 1852 at the Congregational Church in Sherbrooke. Witnesses were John Drummond and Margaret Robinson.2

     Samuel married Florence (?).3

     Samuel and Florence appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, with their son John. Also in the house were Samuel's half-sister Mary Abigail, his sister and brother-in-law, Ellen and Henry D. Lawrence, and servants Maria Stoughton, Lizzie Stoughton and Jane McAuley.3

     Samuel died on Jan 17, 1885 at the age of 32 years and 6 months.5,4 He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Sherbrooke.4

Child of Samuel Brooks Sanborn and Florence (?)


  1. "Descendants of Samuel Brooks and Anne Bedel". Charts found in Marion Tomlinson's desk in 1970; another compiled by Dalby B and Alan B Morkill, original owned by Jane Patrick. Copies in possession of author.
  2. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1991. Births, 2 volumes.
  3. Québec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  4. Cemeteries of Québec. Sherbrooke County, Sherbrooke, Elmwood Cemetery. Online
  5. Channell, L. S.. History of Compton County and Sketches of the Eastern Townships, District of St. Francis, and Sherbrooke County. Cookshire, Québec, Canada: L. S. Channell, 1896.