Henry Sanders

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Sanders was born in January 1818, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Harman K Sanders, was 38 and his mother, Catharine Betsy Darby or Darley, was 41. He married Catherine Eliza Shear on 21 January 1848, in Binghamton Town, Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Conklin, Broome, New York, United States for about 5 years and Kirkwood, Broome, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 February 1904, in Delta, Delta, Colorado, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Delta Cemetery, Delta, Delta, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Sanders
Catherine Eliza Shear
Marriage: 21 January 1848
Harmon R Sanders
Eliza Genette Sanders
about 1858–
Marcellus Adelbert Sanders
John Wesley Sanders
Elsie Sanders
Jesse Frank Sanders

Sources (12)

  • Henry Sanders, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Sanders, "BillionGraves Index"
  • delta cemetery record for Henry Sanders

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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