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Sarah Adelaide Greenland Densmore
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1838
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1920
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Daughter of Joseph Greenland & Delia (Philleo) Greenland. Married to Benjamin Densmore.
MN Death Cert ID# 1920-MN-018313

Sarah Adelaide Greenland was born in Cazenovia, New York on August 4, 1838. She came to Red Wing in 1859 to visit her uncle, Fayette F. Philleo and remained about a year, visiting again in 1861 for a shorter time. She married Benjamin Densmore on June 12, 1866 and lived in Red Wing the rest of her life.

In her early years she was a Presbyterian and active in missionary societies. Later on she became an Episcopalian. She took an active part in the organization of the Red Wing Hospital, serving as secretary of its board for many years. She was a woman of unusual culture and of marked literary ability. Benjamin and Sarah had two daughters, Frances and Margaret, and a son, William Greenland, who died in infancy. Sarah Densmore died on January 19, 1920 in Red Wing.

Minnesota State Historical Society
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  Benjamin Densmore (1831 - 1913)*
  Frances Theresa Densmore (1867 - 1957)*
  William Densmore (1869 - 1870)*
  Margaret Louise Densmore (1874 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Red Wing
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Richard E. Bartz
Record added: Mar 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86512882
Sarah Adelaide <i>Greenland</i> Densmore
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Sarah Adelaide <i>Greenland</i> Densmore
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Sarah Adelaide <i>Greenland</i> Densmore
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