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Richard H. "Dick" Sanders
Birth: Oct. 13, 1827
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1902
Kelsey
Upshur County
Texas, USA

He was He was 74 years, 9 months, 7 days old at death.

His middle name could have been Hamilton or Hooper.

Mexican War Veteran: Pvt.2nd Reg.Tx Mounted Vols.(U.S.Army under Gen.Zachary Taylor) Enrolled at: Shelbyville, TX.in Company D, May 21, 1846
For six months. The Second Regiment of Mounted Men was present at the capture of Monterey in September,1846.

Civil War Veteran: 17th TX Cavalry Co.G. CSA

His occupation before and after his military escapades was farmer.


See other Images for Biography by Stan Stokes (His GGG Grandson)

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Hamilton Sanders (1805 - 1836)
  Mary Elizabeth Hooper Sanders/Alford (1811 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Ryan Sanders (1833 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Infant Sanders*
  Mary Elizabeth Sanders Grider (1850 - 1927)*
  Barbara Ann Sanders Craton (1854 - 1925)*
  Ruth Parzetta Sanders Bosworth (1856 - 1920)*
  Malinda Adeline Sanders Cochran (1857 - ____)*
  George W. Sanders (1859 - 1893)*
  James Monroe Sanders (1867 - 1930)*
  Calvin Lafayette Sanders (1869 - 1936)*
  Emily Caroline Sanders Jones (1872 - 1953)*
  Harris Sanders (1872 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard H. Sanders (1827 - 1902)
  Martha Ann Sanders Knight (1832 - 1880)*
  William Jefferson Sanders (1832 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sentiment on large obelisk: "FATHER AND MOTHER ARE GONE, THEY REST BENEATH THE SOD. DEAR PARENTS THO WE MISS YOU MUCH, WE KNOW YOU REST WITH GOD"

Sentiment on small broken obelisk: "TIS HARD TO GIVE THEE UP, BUT THE WILL OF GOD BE DONE"

 
Burial:
Hopewell Cemetery
Gilmer
Upshur County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Charles W. Sanders
Record added: Feb 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24856822
Richard H. Dick Sanders
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Richard H. Dick Sanders
Added by: Charles W. Sanders
 
Richard H. Dick Sanders
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- Maureen (Dacus) Blackburn
 Added: Aug. 19, 2015
He was a U.S. Soldier during the Mexican War
- Charles W. Sanders
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013
This is the grave of my GGF, if you are a relative, you may contact me at cmsanders@citlink.net
- Charles W. Sanders
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013
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