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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Thomas Elijah Sanders

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This is a pedigree chart for Thomas [Sanders-11860]. There are additional tools below.

Thomas Elijah Sanders
24 Nov 1861 - 14 Nov 1934
Pawnee Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

Brother of John Elisha Sanders, Mary Ellen (Sanders) Payne, Margaret Ann (Sanders) Beam, Eliza Jane (Sanders) Beam, Susan A Sanders, John Edgar Sanders, James William Sanders, Sarah Rebecca (Sanders) Costley, Robert Wilson Sanders, Emerson T Sanders and Charles Dennis Sanders

Husband of Sarah Jane Frances (Jenkins) Sanders

Father of Amrel Sanders, Edith Maude (Sanders) Welch, Virgil Claude Sanders, Ralph Sanders, Elizabeth Sophia (Sanders) Fry, John Edgar Sanders, Robert Thomas Sanders, Minnie E (Sanders) Boyd, Erma (Sanders) Wolfe, Russell Lee Sanders, Ruth Marie (Sanders) Oltman, Inez Josephine (Sanders) Marko and Helen (Sanders) Schollenbruch

Robert Elisha Sanders ancestors
26 May 1825 - 03 Dec 1905
Green, Kentucky, United States
Elisha Sanders ancestors
16 Jan 1804 - 07 Mar 1893
Green, Kentucky, United States
* Elijah Sanders ancestors
abt 1775 - 05 May 1829
Taylor, Kentucky
* Henry Sanders more tree ancestors
abt 21 Sep 1755 - 13 Oct 1812
* Ruth Walker more tree ancestors
1750 - 1781
* Dorcas Chandler ancestors
13 Aug 1780 - 18 Dec 1863
Virginia, United States
* John Chandler more treemore tree ancestors
1755 - 09 Dec 1843
* Catherine Elizabeth Tunstall more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1755 - 23 Jun 1834
Elizabeth Jane Faucett ancestors
12 Jun 1807 - 30 Jun 1865
Green, Kentucky, United States
* Robert Gerard Faucett ancestors
14 Mar 1785 - 09 Mar 1857
Frederick, Virginia, United States
* [Faucett g-g-grandfather?]
* [Faucett g-g-grandmother?]
* Frances Chandler ancestors
abt 1785 - bef 1857
Virginia, United States
* John Chandler more treemore tree ancestors
1755 - 09 Dec 1843
* Catherine Elizabeth Tunstall more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1755 - 23 Jun 1834
Isabella Bridges ancestors
25 Feb 1834 - 01 Aug 1865
Montgomery, Kentucky, United States
James Bridges ancestors
abt 1796 - 13 Aug 1844
Montgomery, Kentucky, USA
* William Bridges ancestors
abt 1760 - 06 Mar 1820
Elizabethtown, Bladen, North Carolina, British Colonial America
* [Bridges g-g-grandfather?]
* [Bridges g-g-grandmother?]
* Elizabeth Wright ancestors
11 Dec 1770 - 27 Mar 1844
Berkeley, Berkeley, Virginia
* William Wright more tree ancestors
Jun 1745 - 07 Oct 1802
Martha Cawley ancestors
06 May 1742 - 03 Mar 1790
Margaret Ann Lochridge ancestors
1798 - 1859
Montgomery, Kentucky, USA
* John Lockridge ancestors
20 Oct 1762 - 11 Oct 1851
Big Calfpasture, Augusta, Colony of Virginia
* William Lockridge ancestors
1715 - 12 Mar 1793
* Agnes Gwin more treemore tree ancestors
abt 1740 - aft 1793
* Margaret Henderson ancestors
14 Jan 1762 - 30 Jan 1835
Augusta, Virginia
* James Jones Henderson more treemore tree ancestors
1734 - Mar 1801
* Isabella King more tree ancestors
12 Apr 1741 - 1832

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Thomas's family history.

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Ancestor List for Thomas Sanders ahnenlist
Uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 25 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
Packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

How many degrees of separation are between Thomas and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Thomas's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Thomas gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Thomas's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Thomas's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Thomas's tree.

Dynamic Tree
Expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Dynamic Tree by Topola [independent app]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
Lots of options for display, color, and sharing, including DNA inheritance, print with PDF, and other views such as "Fractal H-Trees" and "Relative SpiderWebs."

Images of Thomas photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Thomas yet. Login to upload one.

Index of Sanderss
Shows all the Sanderss on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Thomas. There are a variety of connected tools, such as Sanders DNA Connections and SANDERS G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Pawnee Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Sangamon, Illinois, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Death: Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Thomas's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Thomas
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Thomas's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Sanders-11860 is Thomas's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Sanders-11860 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Thomas and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch [independent app]
Automatically search for Thomas on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Thomas's family names.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Thomas's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Thomas's profile so far.

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Thomas's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Thomas or have a Sanders family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the Sanders surname index, etc. The white dot for Thomas indicates that profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Thomas's DNA
If Thomas's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Thomas's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Thomas's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Thomas's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Thomas and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Thomas.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Thomas's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Thomas
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Thomas and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Thomas's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Thomas's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Thomas. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via email, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Thomas's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Thomas or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Thomas's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Thomas's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Thomas, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.