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Alvey Cortez Sanders (1864 - 1926)

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Alvey Cortez Sanders
Born in Purdy, Tennessee, United Statesmap
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Died in Kansas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2016
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Alvey Cortez Sanders was born on February 18, 1864, in Tennessee, the child of Thomas Sanders and Mary Louisa Adams[1]. He married Alice Ann Wilkerson on December 26, 1892[2], in McNairy County, Tennessee. He died in 1926[3] in Kansas, at the age of 62, and was buried in Copeland, Kansas[4].


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  1. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Alva C Sanders in household of T J Sanders, Tennessee, United States; citing p. 1, family 3, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,048.
  2. "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), A. C. Sanders and Allice Wilkerson, 26 Dec 1892; citing , Mcnairy, Tennessee, reference ; FHL microfilm 983,072.
  3. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 Url:
  4. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Url:

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