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Elijah Percival "Boodge" Sanders
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1901
Merriman
Cherry County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1948
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA

Elijah Percival Sanders 1901-1948. He was the son of Jacob W. Sanders and Mable Ettie Thayer of Gordon, Nebraska and was the father of Jerry Sanders and Elijah Sanders of California. He was born in Merriman, Nebraska, where he grew up on the family farm.

He was married to Helen "Nettie" Huffman in Nebraska, however she moved to California with the boys. His second wife was Daisy Sanders. It was said, Elijah sold insurance, played in a band, and also was talent for a local radio station.

Elijah died of brain cancer, Jerry and Elijah Jr. came to see him on his death bed. Sources say, they both came dressed in military uniforms to see their father. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Wilkins Sanders (1874 - 1937)
  Mable Ettie Thayer Sanders (1883 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Jerome Wilkins Sanders (1929 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elijah Percival Sanders (1901 - 1948)
  James W Sanders (1903 - 1904)*
  Henry Carrolle Sanders (1904 - 1986)*
  Jessie Sanders Biedinger (1906 - 1986)*
  Rolie Sanders (1908 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floyd Cemetery
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 774 Lot 4
 
Created by: Mike J
Record added: Aug 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57123574
Elijah Percival Boodge Sanders
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Elijah Percival Boodge Sanders
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