Hannah Mendenhall Sanders

5 April 1836–2 February 1913 (Age 76)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Mendenhall

When Hannah Mendenhall Sanders was born on 5 April 1836, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, Ellis Mendenhall Sanders, was 27 and her mother, Rachel Broom Roberts, was 28. She married Oliver Boardman Huntington on 25 November 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Springville Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 2 February 1913, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Boardman Huntington
Hannah Mendenhall Sanders
Marriage: 25 November 1852
Olive Hannah Huntington
Oliver Baker Huntington
Elizabeth Jane Huntington
Dimmick Huntington
William Huntington
Nellie Huntington
Presendia Huntington
Rachel Anna Huntington
Zina Baker Huntington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 3
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    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

    Hannah M. Sanders

    Near the city of Wilmington, Delaware lived a family by the name of Sanders. This family consisted of Father Ellis, Mother Hannah (Mendenhall) Sanders, a daughter, Annie and a son, Ellis M. Sanders. …

    Sources (63)

    • Hannah M Bunting in household of Oliver B Bunting, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Sanders in entry for Olive Hannah Childs, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hannah W Huntington, "United States Census, 1910"

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