THE SANFORD FAMILY CHIPPENDALE HIGHBOY

Housatonic River Valley, Probably Newtown, Connecticut Circa 1765

Height: 7 feet 2 inches
Width: 41 ¾ inches
Depth: 21 inches

Primary Wood: Cherry
Secondary Wood: Oak, Poplar

Provenance: The original owner was most likely Aaron Sanford, Sr. (1753-1847) who married Lydia Hawley (1731-1798). It then descended to their son Aaron Sanford, Jr. (1786-1872) who married Fannie Hill (1827-1872), to their daughter Julia H. Sanford (1841-1942) or to his son Daniel Sanford (d. 1903) who married Helen Sammis, to his son Daniel (b. 1859) who married Annie Bennet Tomlinson (b. 1870), to his son Daniel, Jr. (b. 1902) to his daughter.

Item Number 5956