William Thaddeus Sanders Sr

Brief Life History of William Thaddeus

When William Thaddeus Sanders Sr was born about 1822, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Hugh Sanders, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Moxley, was 41. He married Nancy Jane Thompson about 1842, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Grayson, Texas, United States in 1860 and Beat 3, Sunflower, Mississippi, United States in 1870. He died from 1860 to 1870, in Texas, United States.

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William Thaddeus Sanders Sr
Nancy Jane Thompson
Marriage: about 1842
Rev John F Sanders
Emily J Sanders
Margaret Kaziah Sanders
Cynthia J. Sanders
Mary Frances Saunders
William Thadeus Sanders Jr
James Pickney Sanders
Missie E Sanders

Sources (13)

  • William Sanders, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982
  • Wm T Sanders, "Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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