Nehemiah Curtis Sanford

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Nehemiah Curtis Sanford

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Son of Stephen Sanford and Sarah Sanford
Husband of Nancy Bateman Sanford
Father of Henry Sanford, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium
Brother of John Sanford

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About Nehemiah Curtis Sanford

Link to grave http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47953339

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nehemiah_Curtis_Sanford

Nehemiah Curtis Sanford (1792–1841) was an American industrialist and politician.


Nehemiah Sanford was the son of Sarah Curtis (1771–1856) and her husband Stephen Sandford I (1769–1848). He was a brother to John Sanford, the founder of the Amsterdam, New York branch of the Sanford family.


Nehemiah Sanford became one of the chief founders of Birmingham, Connecticut and in 1833 was elected to the Connecticut Senate for the 16th District. He married Nancy Bateman Shelton (1800–1880), a direct descendant of Thomas Welles, a Governor of the Connecticut Colony. Their only son, Henry Shelton Sanford became an important American diplomat who founded the city of Sanford, Florida.

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