James George Sanders

10 May 1851–2 November 1936 (Age 85)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of James George

When James George Sanders was born on 10 May 1851, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James G Sanders, was 26 and his mother, Louise Bitner, was 24. He married Sarah Jane Wilkes in 1882, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 2 November 1936, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James George Sanders
Sarah Jane Wilkes
Marriage: 1882
Pearl Louise Sanders
Louisa May Sanders
Albert Oscar Sanders
William Clarence Sanders
Florence Henrietta Sanders

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1882Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 16
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • J G Sanders in entry for Sarah J Sanders, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James Sanders, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James G Sanders in entry for Florence Henrietta Matthews, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

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