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
Rachel Broom Roberts
Marriage: 9 November 1830
Annie Sanders
Elizabeth Roberts Sanders
Hannah Mendenhall Sanders
Rachel Ellen Sanders
Sarah Jane Sanders
Ellis Mendenhall Sanders Jr
Ellen Sanders
Lucy Sanders

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

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

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    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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