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Wright Sanders Jr. (abt. 1806 - bef. 1855)

Wright "Rite" Sanders Jr.
Born about in North Carolina, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before before about age 49 in Leon, Florida, United Statesmap
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Wright was born around 1806 in North Carolina.

On July 18, 1830 he married Elizabeth Rackley in Decatur County, Georgia. [1][2]

Their son Eli M. Sanders born March 13, 1852 in Leon County, Florida passed away on December 17, 1937 in Havana, Gadsden County, Florida. [3]

He passed away in Leon County, Florida before December 8, 1855 which is the date his estate was probated. [4]

Research Notes

Date of birth based on 1850 census.


  1. Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: County Marriage Records, 1828–1978. The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia.
    Name: Wright Sander
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 15 Jul 1830
    Marriage Place: Decatur, Georgia, USA
    Spouse: Elizabeth Rackley
    Spouse Gender: Female
  2. "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 February 2020), Wright Sanders and Elizabeth Rackley, 15 Jul 1830; citing Marriage, Decatur, Georgia, United States, Georgia Department of Archives and History, Morrow, FHL microfilm 249,479.
  3. "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939", database, FamilySearch ( : 8 August 2019), Wright Sanders in entry for E. M. Sanders, 1937.
  4. Florida, Wills and Probate Records, 1810-1974 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Florida County, District and Probate Courts.
    Name: Wright Sanders
    Probate Date: 8 Dec 1855
    Probate Place: Leon, Florida, USA
    Inferred Death Year: Abt 1855
    Inferred Death Place: Florida, USA
    Item Description: Orders At Chambers, Vol A-1, 1845-1889
see also:
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Wright Sanders, Thomas county, Thomas, Georgia, United States; citing family 670, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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