Henry Sanders

January 1818–27 February 1904 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 40. He married Catherine Eliza Shear on 21 January 1848, in Binghamton, 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 in 1855 and Kirkwood, Broome, New York, United States in 1865. 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
Marcellus Adelbert Sanders
John Wesley Sanders
Elsie Sanders
Jesse Frank Sanders

Spouse and Children


    Catherine Eliza Shear


21 January 1848
Binghamton, Broome, New York, United States


    Harmon R Sanders


    Marcellus Adelbert Sanders


    John Wesley Sanders


    Elsie Sanders


    Eliza Genette Sanders


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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

Age 9

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.

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and North German: patronymic from Sander 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Sanders, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Henry Saunders, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Henry Sanders, "United States Census, 1870"

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