John Sanders

10 July 1898–17 August 1955 (Age 57)
West Newton, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of John

When John Sanders was born on 10 July 1898, in West Newton, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Charles Nathan Sanders, was 26 and his mother, Anna Rebecca Forsha, was 27. He married Edna Marie Johnson on 8 October 1917, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Decatur Township, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 August 1955, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in West Newton, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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John Sanders
Edna Marie Johnson
Marriage: 8 October 1917
Dean Leroy Sanders
Thelma Maxine Sanders
Philip Jay Sanders

Spouse and Children

8 October 1917
Clark, Indiana, United States


    Dean Leroy Sanders


    Thelma Maxine Sanders



Parents and Siblings

    Charles Nathan Sanders


    Anna Rebecca Forsha




    Edith M. Sanders




    Ruth Sanders


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 8

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Sanders, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Sanders, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Sanders, "United States Census, 1920"

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