Thomas Jefferson Sanders
and Elizabeth C McBrayer

Thomas Jefferson Sander's Tombstone With Children's Names - Photo Submitted By Connie Hopson Damron 2008
Thomas Jefferson Sanders b about 1800 VA d about 1865 Pike Co KY; s/o Jacob Sanders and Sarah Hancock. Thomas Jefferson Sanders m. 13 Apr 1820 Floyd Co KY to Elizabeth C McBrayer b 1796 Buncombe Co NC d 1884 Pike Co KY age 88; d/o Ichabod McBrayer and Mary Stratton. Marriage Bond: 8 Apr 1820, Floyd County, Kentucky. (Bond dated 8 Apr 1820 by Thomas Sanders and Jacob Sanders for a marriage shortly to be had between Thomas Sanders and Elizabeth C. McBrayer. Floyd County, Kentucky. Apr the 6, 1820. This is to certify that I have given my daughter Elizabeth McBrayer in marriage unto Thomas Sanders. (S) Ichabod McBrayer). Children of Thomas Jefferson Sanders and Elizabeth C McBrayer;

1. Margaret Peggy Sanders b about 1820 d after 1880 KY m. 28 Jul 1836 to Edward Edmond A Fife b. about 1812 VA d about 1862.

2. Wade Hillard Sanders b Mar 1821 KY d 13 Nov 1901 Pike Co KY; m. 19 Jun 1852 to Hannah "Hanner" Potter b 2 Dec 1833 Pike Co KY d 15 Jul 1904; d/o Isaac Potter 1801 and Mary "Polly" Houston. Great Great Grandparents of Connie Hopson Damron and Vernon Hopson

3. Granville "Greenville" Sanders b about 1823 d 1898 Pike Co KY; m. 15 Jan 1845 Pike Co KY to (1) Rhoda Potter b 1824 KY d 1871 KY; d/o Benjamin Potter and Susannah Hollingworth. Granville "Greenville" Sanders m. 10 Mar 1877 to (2) Margaret McClanahan. Margaret McClanahan m. 13 Mar 1850 Pike Co KY to Eli Adkins b abt 1831 Pike Co KY d 31 Dec 1869; s/o Winston Adkins and Hannah Coleman.

4. Mary Ann "Polly" Sanders (aka Mary Elizabeth) b 1825 Pike Co KY d 13 Mar 1876 Wise Co VA at age 51; m. Isom Mullins b 1820 Pike Co KY d 3 Jul 1895 Dickenson Co VA; s/o Marshall Mullins and Sarah Sallie Potter or Little. Isom Mullins. m. Elizabeth "Betty" Vanover b 1834 NC d 14 Aug 1901 Dickenson Co VA; d/o Cornelius Vanover VI and Sarah Cooley Hill. Elizabeth "Betty" Vanover m. Osborn Howell. Elizabeth "Betty" Vanover m. 7 Jun 1860 to Andrew Jackson Phipps b 1834. Isom Mullins m. 29 Apr 1878 Wise Co VA to Mary Caroline Phipps b 5 Sept 1851 Davy Branch, Pound River, Wise Co VA d 4 Sept 1905 Dickenson Co VA; d/o David Cox Phipps and Charlotte Long. Mary Caroline Phipps m. William "Will" Hogston b 1844 d 9 Mar 1911 Elkhorn City, Pike Co KY; s/o John Hogston and Susan Taylor.

5. Ichabod "Bud" Sanders b 1829 KY; m. 5 Feb 1849 Pike Co KY to Elizabeth Francisco b abt 1827 VA. Ichabod Bud Sanders m. Virginia C Bartley b abt 1846 VA.

6. Onicca "Ona" Sanders b about 1829 d about 1880 age 51.

7. Susannah "Sookie" Ellen Sanders (aka Suckie) b 22 Mar 1831 Pike Co KY d 12 Feb 1892 Pike Co KY age 60 m. 27 Mar 1851 Pike Co KY to John Boone Potter b 7 Feb 1828 Perry Co KY d 5 May 1911 Lawrence Co KY; s/o Isaac Potter and Mary "Polly" Houston. John Boone Potter was a Methodist Minister.

8. Artimesia "Artie" Sanders (aka Artimica) b 6 Jun 1833 KY d 1900 Pike Co KY age 67 m. 14 May 1854 Pike Co KY to Albert Isaac Cantrell b May 1832 Wise Co VA s/o Abraham Cantrell Jr and Sarah Kilgore.

9. William Riley Sanders b 1836 Pike Co KY; m. Alice Mahala Bowens b 1845 Elkhorn, Pike Co KY.

10. Hannah Minerva Sanders b 23 Apr 1839 Pike Co KY d 5 Jul 1922 age 83 buried Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY m. William Epperson Ratliff b 7 Mar 1833 d about 1865 in the Civil War, buried Francisco Cemetery, on Elkhorn Creek, Ashcamp, KY; s/o Nathaniel Ratliff and Matilda Case. Hannah Manerva Sanders m. 30 Oct 1866 Pike Co KY to (2) Moses Moore b about 1843 KY d 14 Jul 1919 Pike Co KY.

11. Jacob Sanders b 27 Oct 1841 Pike Co KY d 6 Aug 1922 Pulaski Co KY age 80; buried Lincoln Co KY.

12. Sarah A Sanders b 29 Jun 1843 Pike Co KY d 26 Mar 1931 Pike Co KY; age 87.

Thanks to Connie Hopson Damron and her brother, Vernon Hopson for contributing the photos and information on this family 2008


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