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Pvt Henry Weeks Sanderson, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1829
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1896
Fairview
Sanpete County
Utah, USA

Son of James Sanderson & Mary Jane Sparks

Married Rebecca Ann Sanders, 7 Mar 1850 Pigeon Grove, Pottawattamie, Iowa

Married Sarah Jane Cole, 6 Feb 1861 Fairview, Sanpete, Utah

Carter, Kate B. The Mormon Battalion, p. 128:
HENRY WEEKS SANDERSON

Henry Weeks Sanderson was born in Blanford, Massachusetts the 13th of March, 1829 to James and Mary Jane Sparks Sanderson. His parents were converted to the Latter-day Saint religion and arrived in Nauvoo, Illinois in the year 1843. When the Saints arrived at Council Bluffs, Henry was seventeen years of age, but was accepted as a member of the Mormon Battalion in Company "D." He came with members of the sick detachment from Pueblo to Salt Lake City five days after the arrival of the original band of pioneers.

After he had been in the Valley two weeks he was asked to drive an ox team back to the Bluffs. His mother and sisters were still there. On March 7, 1850 he married Rebecca Ann Sanders and shortly after started the journey westward.

During his later years he moved to Sanpete County. He passed away November 18, 1896.


 
 
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 Parents:
  James Sanderson (1804 - 1845)
  Mary Jane Sparks Sanderson Sanders (1809 - 1898)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Jane Cole Sanderson (1844 - 1932)
  Rebecca Ann Sanders Sanderson (1832 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Jane Sanderson Howell (1853 - 1923)*
  Mary Jane Sanderson Howell (1853 - 1923)*
  Amanda Sanderson Jones (1854 - 1956)*
  Julia Sanderson Rigby (1856 - 1941)*
  Rebecca Ann Sanderson Hurst (1858 - 1935)*
  William Henry Sanderson (1861 - 1932)*
  Martha Melissa Sanderson Clement (1862 - 1895)*
  Maria Louisa Sanderson Clement (1864 - 1898)*
  Levee Alberta Sanderson Brady (1865 - 1936)*
  John Martin Sanderson (1866 - 1946)*
  Ada Adelia Sanderson Anderson (1868 - 1951)*
  Lucinda Sanderson Anderson (1872 - 1961)*
 
 Sibling:
  Henry Weeks Sanderson (1829 - 1896)
  Maria Louisa Sanderson Catlin (1833 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Pioneer (Lower) Cemetery
Fairview
Sanpete County
Utah, USA
Plot: L1_91_1 (Lower)
 
Created by: Schott Family
Record added: Mar 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25326078
Pvt Henry Weeks Sanderson, Sr
Added by: Marilyn Groneman
 
Pvt Henry Weeks Sanderson, Sr
Added by: Schott Family
 
Pvt Henry Weeks Sanderson, Sr
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