Addie Mae Sanders

Female6 November 1906–27 May 1999

Brief Life History of Addie Mae

When Addie Mae Sanders was born on 6 November 1906, in Leake, Mississippi, United States, her father, Columbus Leroy Sanders, was 22 and her mother, Maggie Hopson Peoples, was 21. She married Leslie Wilson Morrow on 27 January 1924, in Leake, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Walnut Grove, Leake, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 5, Leake, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 May 1999, in Richland, Rankin, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, Leake, Mississippi, United States.

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Leslie Wilson Morrow
Addie Mae Sanders
Marriage: 27 January 1924
Albert Clinton Morrow
Bobby Leroy Morrow
Dianne Morrow

Sources (10)

  • Addie M Morrow, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Addie Mae Sanders Morrow, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Addie Mae Sanders in entry for Lislie Morrow, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1924Leake, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 1

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

    Age 1

    When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.


    Age 25

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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