Ivan Sanders

about 1916–2 February 1990 (Age 74)
Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ivan

When Ivan Sanders was born about 1916, in Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States, his father, Owen Sanders, was 48 and his mother, Cora Frances Sanders, was 38. He had at least 1 son with Ruby Sanders. He lived in McDaniels, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 2 February 1990, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky, United States.

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Ivan Sanders
Ruby Sanders
edgar (Tumpy) Sanders

Spouse and Children


    Ruby Sanders




    edgar (Tumpy) Sanders


Parents and Siblings



    Fannie Sanders


    Nola Sanders


    Nella Sanders




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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 0

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 10

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 20

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

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)

  • Ivon Sanders in household of Owen Sanders, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ivan Sander in household of Owen Sander, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ivan J Sanders, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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