Alta Mae Sanderson

11 September 1927–24 September 2011 (Age 84)
Wyoming, United States

The Life of Alta Mae

When Alta Mae Sanderson was born on 11 September 1927, in Wyoming, United States, her father, Maurice Eugene Sanderson, was 40 and her mother, Georgia Anne Hill, was 33. She lived in Park, Wyoming, United States in 1930 and Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 2007. She died on 24 September 2011, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Maurice Eugene Sanderson
1887–1955
Georgia Anne Hill
1893–1988
Alta Mae Sanderson
1927–2011
Maurice Eugene Sanderson Jr
1929–1999

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 14

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from the personal name Sander ( see Alexander ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alta Mae Sanderson in household of M E Sanderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alta Travis in entry for Mrs Maurice E Sanderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Alta Travis in entry for Mrs Maurice E Sanderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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