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Thomas Elwood Sanders (b. 05 Nov 1831, d. 29 Apr 1910)Thomas Elwood Sanders (son of John Sanders and Sarah Eveline Copple)29226, 29227, 29228, 29229, 29230, 29231 was born 05 Nov 1831 in Valeen, Orange County, IN29232, 29233, 29234, 29235, 29236, 29237, and died 29 Apr 1910 in Orange County, IN29238, 29239, 29240, 29241, 29242, 29243.
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THOMAS ELWOOD SANDERS - b: Nov 5, 1830 in Valeen, Orange Co., Indiana, and died April 29, 1910 in Southeast Twp, Orange Co., Indiana.He married AMERICA MAXEDON September 26, 1852 in Orange County, Indiana.
THOMAS SANDERS was born November 5, 1831, being one of the following children of John and Sarah Sanders: Thomas, William, Elizabeth (wife of Andrew J. Pearson), John, Eli, Charles, Isaac N., Aaron and Samuel. The parents were natives of North Carolina, and excellent people. Our subject's paternal grandparents came to this county in 1808, and his maternal grandparents in 1807, and both families were therefore among the very first in the county. John Sanders, father of Thomas, was an exemplary citizen and a useful public man, serving with fidelity in the various township offices. His death occurredJuly 3, 1876; his wife survived him at the age of seventy. Both belonged to the Christian Church. Thomas passed his youth at work on the farm, and September 26, 1852, marriedAmerica Maxedon, daughter of Robert and Mary (Pearson) Maxedon, and to them eight children have been born: Mary E., who married J.W. Tower; Sarah E., who married J.E. McIntosh; John M., Rachel, who married J.A. Weathers; Anna, who married J.L. Walker; Robert W., Nancy, Jane and Franklin E. Mr. Sanders is comfortably situated, owning 176 acres of land. He is a Democrat and an influential man, and his wife is a
member of the Christian Church.
Children of THOMAS SANDERS and AMERICA MAXEDON are:
i. MARY ELIZABETH SANDERS, b. January 27, 1856.
ii. JOHN MAXEDON SANDERS, b. September 30, 1857.
iii. RACHEL SANDERS, b. January 04, 1860.
iv. ANNA SANDERS, b. July 15, 1862.
v. ROBERT WOODY SANDERS, b. June 26, 1864.
vi. NANCY JANE SANDERS, b. October 08, 1866.
vii. FRANKLIN ELWOOD SANDERS, b. October 28, 1870.