|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1865|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1947|
Alvis was the son of Alvis and Susanne (Saunders) Sanders. For more information on Alvis, see here.
Alvis Monroe Sanders, son of Susie and Alvis Sanders, Sr., was born April 15, 1865 in North Carolina, and died at his daughter's house in west Knoxville, at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 3 days.
The deceased moved with his parents to Illinois at the age of two years, coming to Iowa at the age of 18, where he was married to Martha L. Petty, May 4, 1888. To this union 17 children were born, nine of whom preceded him in death.
Besides his wife, he is survived by four sons and four daughters, Roy and Charlie of Des Moines;[George of Oregon; William of California]; Nettie Cowman, Knoxville; Margie Habilitz, Des Moines; Dorothy of California; and Beulah Clark, Oregon; also 44 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, besides many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Henry Landin of Des Moines, Friday, Feb. 21, at 2:30 p.m. at the Red Rock church. Interment was in Dunreath cemetery.
Susanne Saunders Sanders (1830 - 1917)
Martha L. Petty Sanders (1871 - 1954)
Bertha Ellen Sanders Martinache (1890 - 1920)*
Nettie Elizabeth Sanders Cowman (1891 - 1975)*
Samuel Leroy Sanders (1893 - 1956)*
Charles Edward Sanders (1895 - 1965)*
Margie Nellie Sanders Habelitz (1897 - 1982)*
Beulah Maude Sanders Clark (1898 - 1980)*
Ruth Saunders Kingery (1902 - 1933)*
George Oliver Sanders (1906 - 1984)*
Dorothy Mildred Sanders Scott (1908 - 1983)*
William Austin Sanders (1910 - 1996)*
Lee Roy Sanders (1863 - 1939)*
Alvis Monroe Sanders (1865 - 1947)
Joseph A. Sanders (1877 - 1896)*
Maintained by: Terry
Originally Created by: Michael L. Hébert
Record added: Jan 15, 2008
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