Ethel Eugenia Sanders

Brief Life History of Ethel Eugenia

When Ethel Eugenia Sanders was born on 19 September 1886, in Kalamo, Kalamo Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States, her father, Rollo Alonzo Sanders, was 33 and her mother, Jerusha L Fox, was 34. She married Thomas Adelbert Griffin on 17 June 1904, in Charlotte, Eaton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Vermontville, Vermontville Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Charlotte, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1920.

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Thomas Adelbert Griffin
Ethel Eugenia Sanders
Marriage: 17 June 1904
Ruth Ione Griffin
Nina Hortense Griffin
Katherine A Griffin

Sources (18)

  • Ethel Griffin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel E Sanders, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Ethel E. Sanders, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (Devon), Dutch, and North German: variant of Sander , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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