Eugene Sanderson

1891–1964 (Age 73)
Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Eugene

When Eugene Sanderson was born on 1 February 1891, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, his father, Calvin Lawson Sanderson, was 30 and his mother, Sally Jones, was 24. He married Mattie Lou Coleman on 25 January 1914, in Craighead, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 11 April 1964, in Moultrie, Colquitt, Georgia, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Sanderson
Mattie Lou Coleman
Marriage: 25 January 1914
Herman Lawson Sanderson
Gertha Lee Sanderson
Wilbourn Woodroe Sanderson
Richard Irving Sanderson

Spouse and Children


    Mattie Lou Coleman


25 January 1914
Craighead, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Leonadis Lyman Sanderson


    Leander Elono Sanderson


    Fredic Sanderson


    William Harvey Sanderson



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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 2

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

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

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

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