Sally Elizabeth Sanders

6 March 1870–12 January 1964 (Age 93)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Sally Elizabeth

Sally Elizabeth Sanders was born on 6 March 1870, in Louisiana, United States as the daughter of John Sanders and Sarah Gibson. She married William Lafate Nettles on 9 March 1885, in Ouachita, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 12 January 1964, in Grant, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Dry Prong, Grant, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lafate Nettles
Sally Elizabeth Sanders
Marriage: 9 March 1885
Nixon Alan Nettles
William Charles Nettles

Spouse and Children

9 March 1885
Ouachita, Louisiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Sanders


    Sarah Gibson




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Sally Elizabeth Nettles, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Vital Records, 1900-1964"
  • Sally E Sanders, "Find A Grave Index"

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