Myrtle Myra Sanford

25 June 1889–12 October 1969 (Age 80)
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Myrtle Myra

When Myrtle Myra Sanford was born on 25 June 1889, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, her father, Frank Sanford, was 28 and her mother, Ida A. Terry, was 22. She lived in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 12 October 1969, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Springhill Cemetery, Danville Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Frank Sanford
Ida A. Terry
Myrtle Myra Sanford
Otis Frank Sanford
Adelaide Sanford
Frances Sanford
Dorothy Helen Sanford

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Sanford


    Ida A. Terry




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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Sanford in household of Frank Sanford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Myrtle Myra Sanford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Myrtle Sanford, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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