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John Franklin Sanders Sr. (1830 - 1896)

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John Franklin Sanders Sr.
Born in Montgomery, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Union Fort, Utah, USAmap
Husband of — married in Brigham Young's Office, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona Territory, United Statesmap
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John became a member of the LDS Church between 1830 - 1848.
John Sanders Sr. was a Latter Day Saint pioneer.


John was born in 1830 in Illinois.

He is the son of Moses Sanders and Amanda Fausett.

LDS Early Church Ordinance: Baptism on March 1, 1838 (Reference: Family Group Sheet-Self; Temple Index Bureau; Early Church File)

He initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with his mother and siblings in 1850 with the Warren Foote Company, Amanda Armstrong Faucett Sanders (Age: 40), Martha Brown Sanders (Age: 17), Joseph Moroni Sanders (Age: 13) and Emma Sanders (Age: 10). Several years later, in 1863 he crossed the plains again, this time as a captain of his own out-and-back company (John F. Sanders Company).

He passed away in 1896 in the Arizona Territory, United States and is buried in the City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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