|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.
Lula Helen Richards Sanford (1885 - 1962)*
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)*
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Prince George's County
Created by: Fred Sanford
Record added: Jun 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71452056