History of Gilmanton
Written by: Daniel Lancaster
 Published in 1845 
The Spotted Fever again made its appearance in the North part of the town, in the month of December, 1814. Mr. Jonathan Sanborn lost a child aged eight years on the 15th, another aged seventeen years, taken sick the 17th and died the 18th, and they were both buried the same day, and in the same grave. Mr. Theophilus Sanborn had a child taken sick the 17th, and died the 19th, another was taken on the 18th, and died on the 20th. They were both buried on the 21st, and in the same grave. Several other families were exceedingly distressed with this fatal disease, and the number of deaths was considerable.