He was 31 years, 1 month, 6 days old at death.
It is commonly believed his middle name was Hamilton, but there is no known record.
Texas Citizens List: Sanders ,William H.: San Augustine, Texas Sept 22, 1835.
certify William Sanders
A native citizen and man of family of six persons....Signed: Saml. Thompson
(Alcalde San Augustine)
He was in Texas for about 7 months and 19 days before his death. It is speculated, that he died of an unknown illness. Since the Texas Revolution started on October 2, 1835 and ended on April 21, 1836, there is the possibility he served during the war, and may have died from related illness.
He May be in an unmarked grave in the Hooper-May Cemetery in Center,Shelby County,Texas.
Richard H. Sanders b: 13 OCT 1827 in Bedford County, Tennessee
David Sanders b: 15 AUG 1829 in Bedford County, Tennessee
Martha Caroline Ann Sanders b: 1832 in Tipton County, Tennessee
William Jefferson Sanders b: 5 MAR 1834 in Tipton County, Tennessee
Mary Elizabeth Sanders b: 1836 in Texas
Mary Elizabeth Hooper Sanders/Alford