George Bleak Sanders

1889–1945 (Age 56)
Tonto Basin, Gila, Arizona Territory, United States

The Life of George Bleak

When George Bleak Sanders was born on 11 July 1889, in Tonto Basin, Gila, Arizona Territory, United States, his father, David Walker Sanders, was 25 and his mother, Eunice Bleak, was 24. He married Nora S Messinger on 16 August 1911, in Gila, Arizona Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 7 December 1945, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bleak Sanders
Nora S Messinger
Marriage: 16 August 1911
(Infant Girl) Sanders

Spouse & Children

16 August 1911
Gila, Arizona Territory, United States


  • (Infant Girl) Sanders


Parents & Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 15

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George B Sanders, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George B Sanders, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Sanders in household of David W Sanders, "United States Census, 1940"

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