Nehemiah Curtis Sanford

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Nehemiah Curtis Sanford

Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stephen Sanford and Sarah Sanford
Husband of Nancy Batemen Sanford
Father of Henry Sanford, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium
Brother of Charlotte Sanford; Phoebe Morehouse; John Sanford; Charles Sanford; Stephen Sanford and 1 other

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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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Nehemiah Curtis Sanford's Timeline

October 29, 1792
Connecticut, United States
June 15, 1823
Age 30
Connecticut, United States
June 23, 1841
Age 48
Connecticut, United States