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Samuel Kilborn (1769-1849)

This month, WeRelate looks at the Person Page of Samuel Kilborn, born 21 February 1769, in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, the son of Lt. Benjamin Kilbourne (1728-1810) and his 2nd wife Lucy Bishop. Samuel married Abigail Griswold, daughter of Asahel Griswold, of Milton, Connecticut abt. 1789 and they had twelve children together. Before 1800, Samuel and Abigail had relocated to Leeds County, Ontario, Canada. Samuel died 1849 in Kitley Township, Leeds County, Ontario, Canada. His wife Abigail lived past 1861 when she appeared in the 1861 Census of Canada in Leeds County. This Person Page, is a good example of the type of Page that you can add to WeRelate for your ancestors. (learn more...)

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NOTE: New date edits were implemented 6 Oct 2020. See WeRelate:Suggestions/Format Date Field for more information.

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July Challenge

In the meantime, the Challenge for July 2021 is to fix as many pages as possible where there is an event before the birth/christening date. Please read the instructions carefully.