John Vandover Sandlin

14 April 1856–23 October 1862 (Age 6)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Vandover

When John Vandover Sandlin was born on 14 April 1856, in Arkansas, United States, his father, William J Sandlin, was 33 and his mother, Matilda Jane Anderson, was 29. He lived in Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1860. He died on 23 October 1862, at the age of 6.

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Family Time Line

William J Sandlin
1822–1885
Matilda Jane Anderson
1826–1858
Frances Josephine Sandlin
1845–1929
James William Sandlin
1846–1915
Mary Jane Sandlin
1849–1910
Martha Emma Sandlin
1853–
Laura Alice Sandlin
1856–1931
John Vandover Sandlin
1856–1862
Pleasant Horatio Sandlin
1858–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1822–1885Male

    Matilda Jane Anderson

    Female1826–1858Female

siblings

(7)

    Frances Josephine Sandlin

    Female1845–1929Female

    James William Sandlin

    Male1846–1915Male

    Mary Jane Sandlin

    Female1849–1910Female

    Martha Emma Sandlin

    Female1853–Female

    Laura Alice Sandlin

    Female1856–1931Female

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1861

Age 5

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Pea Ridge

Age 6

By the time the Battle of Pea Ridge happened the Union forces had pushed Confederates through Missouri and Arkansas. This battle was important in securing Missouri for the Union and opening Arkansas for the Union.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + the common surname suffix -lin.

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

Sources (1)

  • John Sandlin in household of Wm Sandlin, "United States Census, 1860"

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