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Walter Alexander Sanford
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Birth: 1856
Westmoreland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1943
District Of Columbia, USA

He was the son of Richard Corbin Sanford and Eliza James Sanford.

He was the husband of Victoria Cleopatra Gawen Sanford (Dec. 21, 1860 - 1901, his 1st wife). The 1900 Census shows that she bore 11 children. He later married Lula and produced a few more children.

From the Northern Neck News, his obituary read in part:

Walter A. Sanford was 87 when he died at his residence in the Congress Heights section of Washington, D.C. He had been a dealer of livestock for many years, establishing a large business. He owned a farm there before retiring about 1913 and turning over the operations to his sons.

He was a native of Westmoreland County VA., and came to Washington, D.C. in the early 1890s. He was a longtime member of the Congress Heights Baptist Church.

Surviving were his widow, Lula, also from Westmoreland County, Va. Others included 10 sons: Wilbur, Walter, Lloyd, John, Phillip, Vernon, Randle, Warren, Roger and Herman and 3 daughters: Mary, Helen and Dorothy. In addition, there were 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lula Helen Richards Sanford (1885 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Wilbur B. Sanford (1880 - 1963)*
  Mary C Sanford Collins (1888 - 1970)*
  Lloyd Castelman Sanford (1889 - 1965)*
  William R. Sanford (1891 - 1930)*
  John Holly Sanford (1892 - 1946)*
  Philip Watson Sanford (1897 - 1951)*
  Victoria Sanford (1899 - 1899)*
  William Randall Sanford (1911 - 1996)*
  Warren Albert Sanford (1914 - 1977)*
  Roger L. Sanford (1917 - 2000)*
  Gladys L. Sanford (1922 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Suitland
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Fred Sanford
Record added: Jun 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71452056
Walter Alexander Sanford
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Walter Alexander Sanford
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Walter Alexander Sanford
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