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Rev Moses Sanders, Sr
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Birth: 1742
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1817
Franklin County
Georgia, USA

He was approximately 75 years old at death.


The Reverend Moses Sanders was a well-known Baptist preacher (and planter) in the last decades of the eighteenth century who was instrumental in founding several Baptist churches in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, including Grove Level Baptist Church in Franklin (now Banks) County, Georgia. There is no proof that he was (and probably was NOT)born in England. It is also doubtful that he served in the Continental Army. His probable parents are Francis Sanders(Birth Bet.17151722 in Stafford County, Virginia
Death Abt 1760 in Fairfax or Loudoun County, Virginia probably) and Sarah Unknown(Birth Abt 1715 in Virginia (probably)Death Aft. 1765 in Fairfax or Loudoun County, Virginia (probably)
Francis' parents where Lewis Henry Sanders(Birth Bet. 16801695 in Scotland Death Abt 1761 in Fairfax County, Virginia and Nellie (Eleanor?) Daniel(Birth Abt 1695 in Scotland or Virginia Death Aft. 1770 in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Actual grave site is off Hembree(dirt)Road below Grove Level Baptist Church. You would need to contact Mr.Clyde Rucker before going. It is on private property and he is very cautious now about letting people go on the land.

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July of 1774- George Sanders, Aaron Sanders as well as Moses sanders are ordered to help construct a road from Beaver Dam Creek to Rocky Creek. Beaverdam Creek is about 5 Miles west of Salisbury, Anson County

1772 Moses was the Justice of the Peace in Anson county LDS film #018065, Anson County Court records

It is believed Moses moved to Anson County from either Loudoun County or Brunswick County VA shortly after his marriage to Mary Hamilton. He and his family, brothers or cousins, began accumulating property almost immediately circa 1771/2. When Montgomery was formed in 1779 some of his properties fell into the newly formed County of Montgomery.


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Hamilton Sanders (1745 - 1816)
 
 Children:
  Moses Martin Sanders (1771 - 1847)*
  Sarah B. Sanders Hooper (1773 - 1862)*
  David Sanders (1775 - 1815)*
  John Sanders (1787 - 1858)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Rev. Moses Sanders
Born
In England 1742
Died 1817
Founder of Grove Level, Nails Creek
and many other Baptist Churches.
A soldier of the Revolutionary War
The Cross of Jesus Christ My Anchor

 
Note: This stone was probably placed by Moses' Great Grandson, and contains what present day researchers believe to be erroneous information
 
Burial:
Sanders Cemetery
Maysville
Banks County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Charles W. Sanders
Record added: Mar 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25009501
Rev Moses Sanders, Sr
Added by: Charles W. Sanders
 
Rev Moses Sanders, Sr
Added by: Charles W. Sanders
 
Rev Moses Sanders, Sr
Added by: Charles W. Sanders
 
 
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- BAG
 Added: May. 26, 2014
In loving memory of our former member, Carmen Petzold. She was the Proud Descendant of Revolutionary War Patriot Moses Sanders. HerFindAGraveMemorial#51372585
- Arrowhead Valley Chapter D A R
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
Rev. Moses was one of my direct line ancestors. Thank you Charles for adding so much information to this page.
- dranet
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
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