Ellis Mendenhall Sanders

5 December 1808–15 January 1873 (Age 64)
Stanton, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Ellis Mendenhall

When Ellis Mendenhall Sanders was born on 5 December 1808, in Stanton, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, Ellis Sanders, was 43 and his mother, Hannah Mendenhall, was 36. He married Rachel Broom Roberts on 9 November 1830, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 15 January 1873, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Mendenhall Sanders
1808–1873
Rachel Broom Roberts
1807–1892
Marriage: 9 November 1830
Annie Sanders
1832–1879
Elizabeth Roberts Sanders
1834–1914
Hannah Mendenhall Sanders
1836–1913
Rachel Ellen Sanders
1838–1926
Sarah Jane Sanders
1841–1928
Ellis Mendenhall Sanders Jr
1843–1876
Ellen Sanders
1846–1892
Lucy Sanders
1865–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1830Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1826
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries - 1826: New Castle, Delaware, United States

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Sander
    Zanders

    Story Highlight

    Ellis Mendenhall Sanders

    Ellis Mendenhall (M.) Sanders, son of Ellis Sanders and Hannah Mendenhall of Delaware, was born 5 December 1808 in Mill Creek (near Stantonville), New Castle, Delaware. He grew to manhood in this are …

    Sources (20)

    • Ellis Sanders, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elias M. Saunders in entry for Hannah Mendenhall Huntington, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Ellis M Saunders, "United States Census, 1860"

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