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    Lewis Robert Sanders[1, 2, 3, 4]

    Male 1836 - 1913  (77 years)


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    • Name Lewis Robert Sanders 
      Born 15 Apr 1836  Lafourche, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Gender Male 
      Died 15 Apr 1913  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Buried
      Person ID I4941  Our Family Tree
      Last Modified 18 Mar 2015 

      Father Jesse Lawrence Sanders,   b. 10 Mar 1792, Norfolk, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Mother Mary Ann Cunningham,   b. Bef 1823, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Married 17 Jan 1831  West Feliciana, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Notes 
      • I take this opportunity to write you a few lines to tell you my adventure since I left Boston. I arrived at New Orleans safe on the 7th of November. Stayed here till the 16th & left on the steamboat Atlantic& arrived at Raccourci Point 200 miles above New Orleans November the 18th, 1830. Mary was married to a Mr. [Jesse Lawrence] Sanders the 2nd of February who is rich, owning several hundred acres of land and keeps a very large wood yard. (Letter from Calvin Cunningham, Jr. to his cousin. https://sparedandshared2.wordpress.com/letters/1831-calvin-cunningham-jr-to-charles-cunningham-jr/)
      Family ID F4582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 1 Mary Magdalene Rice,   b. 29 Jan 1850, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1875, Fort Guion, Lafourche, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
      Married 11 Jan 1870  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Children 
      +1. Jessie Florence Sanders,   b. 09 Aug 1871, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1925, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
       2. Mary Ophelia Sanders,   b. 01 Feb 1873, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1945, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
      +3. Eva Louise Sanders,   b. 07 Sep 1875, Leeville, Lafourche, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1950, Metairie, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
      Last Modified 13 Jul 2008 
      Family ID F4981  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 2 Elizabeth Tanner 
      Married Dec 1880  Fort Guion, Lafourche, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Last Modified 13 Jul 2008 
      Family ID F4982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Apr 1836 - Lafourche, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jan 1870 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - Dec 1880 - Fort Guion, Lafourche, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Apr 1913 - Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 
      Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

    • Documents
      Letter from Lewis Sanders to Andrew Mercer Lathrop (p. 1)
      Letter from Lewis Sanders to Andrew Mercer Lathrop (p. 1)
      Concerns the death of Jessie Lathrop.
      Letter from Lewis Sanders to Andrew Mercer Lathrop (p. 2)
      Letter from Lewis Sanders to Andrew Mercer Lathrop (p. 2)
      Concerns the death of Jessie Lathrop.

      Histories
      1881 Letter from Lewis Sanders to Andrew Mercer Lathrop after the Suicide of Jessie Lathrop
      1881 Letter from Lewis Sanders to Andrew Mercer Lathrop after the Suicide of Jessie Lathrop
      Family History by Elizabeth Petit Homer
      Family History by Elizabeth Petit Homer
      (thanks, Larry!)

    • Sources 
      1. [S2645886283] 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Attakapas Canal, Assumption, Louisiana; Roll: M653_407; Page: 0; Image: 165.
        Name: Lewis Sanders
        Age in 1860: 23
        Birth Year: abt 1837
        Birthplace: Louisiana
        Home in 1860: Attakapas Canal, Assumption, Louisiana

        (living with George and Leah Ament, the couple that later adopted his half-sister Lucy Anna)

      2. [S2645886795] 1870 United States Federal Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 12, Orleans, Louisiana; Roll M593_525; Page: 613; Image: 51.
        Name: L R Sanders
        Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
        Age in 1870: 34
        Birthplace: Louisiana
        Home in 1870: New Orleans Ward 12, Orleans, Louisiana
        Race: White
        Gender: Male
        Post Office: New Orleans

      3. [S2645869972] 1900 United States Federal Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Houston Ward 3, Harris, Texas; Roll T623_1642 Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 79.
        Name: Lewis R Sanders
        Home in 1900: Houston Ward 3, Harris, Texas
        Age: 64
        Birth Date: Feb 1836
        Birthplace: Louisiana
        Race: White
        Ethnicity: American
        Gender: Male
        Relationship to Head of House: Head
        Father's Birthplace: Virginia
        Mother's Birthplace: Massachusetts
        Spouse's Name: Elizabeth
        Marriage Year: 1881
        Marital Status: Married
        Years Married: 19
        Residence : Houston City, Harris, Texas

      4. [S2655423107] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, (Ancestry.com. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000).
        Name: Lewis Robortor Sanders
        Death Date: 15 Apr 1913
        Death County: Harris
        Certificate: 8746