John Vandover Sandlin

Brief Life History 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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William J Sandlin
Matilda Jane Anderson
Frances Josephine Sandlin
James William Sandlin
Mary Jane Sandlin
Martha C Pattie Sandlin
John Vandover Sandlin
Pleasant Horatio Sandlin

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

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Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

1862 · Battle of Pea Ridge

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 element sand ‘sand’ + the suffix -lin, derived from Latin -(l)inius ‘relating to’. Compare Sandelin .

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

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