William Sanderson

Brief Life History of William

When William Sanderson was born in 1856, in St. Johns, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, his father, WILLIAM JAMES SANDERSON or SAUNDERS, was 30 and his mother, MARY McNAB, was 26. He married MATHILDA HOWSE on 11 March 1880, in Poplar Point, Portage la Prairie Rural Municipality, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada in 1906 and Manitoba, Canada for about 5 years. He died on 21 November 1936, in Winnipegosis, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 80.

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William Sanderson
1856–1936
MATHILDA HOWSE
1864–1942
Marriage: 11 March 1880
Mary Sanderson
1882–1945
Mitchel Sanderson
1895–
ISABELLE ROSE SANDERSON
1884–
John Sanderson
1887–
Robert James Sanderson
1888–1917
Flora Sanderson
1889–
Sarah Sanderson
1892–1968
Jenny Sanderson
1893–
Nellie Sanderson
1896–
Edwin Sanderson
1896–
William Sanderson
1897–
Edward Sanderson
1898–1960
Catherina Sanderson
1899–
Arthur Sanderson
1900–
Bertha Sanderson
1902–1987
Walter Sanderson
1907–1928

Sources (4)

  • William Sanderson, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • William Sanderson, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • William Sanderson, "Canada Census, 1901"

World Events (3)

1869

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1881

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Prairie School / Marquette School No. 121 (Marquette, RM of Woodlands) The school district established in the Rural Municipality of Woodlands, named for the flat prairie surrounding it, was established in 1881, with a school built on the southwest quarter of 8-13-2 west of the Principal Meridian. This building was replaced in 1908, by which time annual expenditures had doubled. In 1912 the school was moved to the hamlet of Marquette, although the name was not changed to Marquette School until 1945 when Marquette School No. 120 was renamed.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Sander (a short form of Alexander ) + -son. Compare Sandison .

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

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