Thomas Gibson Sanders

April 1852–December 1926 (Age 74)
Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Thomas Gibson

When Thomas Gibson Sanders was born in April 1852, in Goderich, Huron, Ontario, Canada, his father, Thomas Exmouth Sanders, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Agnes Barber, was 19. He married Mary Eva Van Norman on 30 October 1873, in Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in December 1926, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gibson Sanders
Mary Eva Van Norman
Marriage: 30 October 1873
Eva Adell VanNorman Sanders
Clarence Bertram Colin Sanders
Newton Vannorman Sanders
Thomas Gordon Saunders

Spouse and Children

30 October 1873
Kane, Illinois, United States


    Eva Adell VanNorman Sanders


    Clarence Bertram Colin Sanders


    Newton Vannorman Sanders


    Thomas Gordon Saunders


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Exmouth Sanders


    Nancy Agnes Barber




World Events (8)

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 9

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.

Age 17

1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas G Sanders in household of Dennis Sullivan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas G Sanders, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Sanders, "United States Census, 1880"

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