NameWilliam Henry Harrison SANDERS
Birth12 Dec 1828, Lincoln Co, MO [24, Personal declaration]
Census16 Oct 1850, Viciennes, Knox Co, IN
Census15 Jun 1860, Harrison, Daviess Co, IN
Census16 Aug 1870, Cassville, Kings Prairie Twp, Barry Co, MO
Move1874, Aurora, Lawrence, MO
Census1880, Kings Prairie Twp, Barry Co, MO
Census11 Jun 1900, Aurora, Lawrence Co, MO
Moveabt 1908, Hudsonville, Daviess, IN
FatherWilliam Sanders (~1797-)
Other spousesMary Ann Bayless
Marriage19 Feb 1908, Daviess Co, IN [24, Marriage certificate]
SpouseSarah Ann Smith
Birth25 May 1839, Daviess Co, IN [24, Personal declaration]
Death28 Feb 1923, Daviess Co, IN [24]
FatherThomas F. SMITH (ch. 1789-<1896)
MotherSarah Ann DAVIS (1810-1896)
Notes for William Henry Harrison SANDERS
Occupation: Listed as a laborer with $50 personal estate in 1860. (Daviess County, IN census p. 603), later as a farmer.

Lived in Daviess Co til about 1868, moved to Barry Co, MO. Lived in Barry and Lawrence until he returned to Indiana after death of second wife Susan to marry her sister Sarah. Pension includes affidavits noting that he was discharged for an injured back that occured by building a bridge in KY during the Civil War and that he had been unable to do anything more than light work. [24]

In the Mexican War, recruited by Capt. Ford in 1847. Only got as far as the St. Louis barracks before peace was declared.

Notes on the name: WHH was a general named gov of the IN territory in 1801. He ran the government out of Vincennes for 10 years. In the War of 1812, he was commander of the NW Territory and fought the Battle of Detroit. He went home to Ohio and served in the house and senate before running for prez under the banner “Tippecanoe and Tyler, too”. He fell ill during his inaugural and died after a month.
Census notes for William Henry Harrison SANDERS
1830 Lincoln Co, MO: Mortica (Mordecai) Sanders - 1 m u5, 1 30-40. 1 f u5, 1 20-30. (p. 21) (11/6/01)
1850 Knox Co, IN: Wm 21, b. MO, Mary A. 23 b. IA (Indiana), Delilah Bellows 58 b. PA (Vincennes PO, 16 Oct, p 254B. No other Sanders in Viciennes. Eliz, James, Thomas, William, Frederick in 61st Dist.) (email 11/27/99)
1860 Daviess Co, IN: William 31 b. MO[laborer $50 personal]; Susan 27 b. IN; Sarah 8 IN; James 4 IN; Rachel 2 IN. (Harrison. p. 603. 6/15/1860) (7/14/95)
1870 Barry Co, MO:
W H Saunders, 40 (Laborer $100), b. MO, Susan 37 Ind, Sarah A 19, James T 14, Rachel A 12, Mary E 6, John W 4, Charles 1, Jacob D 1 (Cassville, Kings Prairie Twp, 8/16/1870) (email 11/28/99)
1880 IN Sdx:
W H 51, farmer, b. MO, par unk; Susan M 47 Ind (Par Md, Ky), Mary E 15, John W 13, Charles T 10, Jacob B 10, Allen M 7 (Kings Prairie TWP [down from James], 9 June, ED 2, p 20) (email 11/28/99, FamilySearch 2004)
1900 MO Sdx: Listed w/ son Charles in Aurora, MO . b. Dec 1828 MO. Parents b. in KY, Susan b. Feb 1833 IN, 1 kid, living? par b. Unk (Aurora, p. 71, 6/11/1900) (8/3/96)
1910 MO Sdx:
Not listed by self or with sons Charles or Jacob. (8/3/96)
Obituary notes for William Henry Harrison SANDERS
W. H. Sanders was born Dec 12, 1823 in Ohio, went to Indiana in 1854, married Susan M. Smith in 1855. In 1859 came to Missouri. Moved to Aurora about 25 years ago. Wife died in 1907. He went back to Indiana and married again, died there May 9. Buried in cemetery at Hudsonville, IN on May 10. Children: Elder J.T. Sanders, John W. & E.J. Sanders of Webb City, Jonah Sanders of Carthage, and Alice Carlton of Aurora.
May 28, 1914
Notes for Sarah Ann Smith
Filed for William’s pension following his death in 1914. 1st marriage to Henry Shircliff. Kids: Laura (m. John Graham), John W.,
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