William E. Sodders, b. 15 Sep 1863 in Illinois (d. 22 Oct 1939 in Edinburgh, Texas) was married to Catherine Jane (Katie) Hammer. William was a son of David Lewis Sodders and May Ann Baker, and a brother to Sophronia Ellen Sodders, my maternal great-grandmother. In addition, William had sisters Luella Fern and Lizzie, and brothers John M., Elmer A., and Nova Lee. Sophronia came west after marriage but the others went to Oklahoma.