The death angel visited the home of MR. J.D. SANDERS, of Bethesda neighborhood Sunday and carried away his bosom
companion, MRS. ADRIANNA (Addie) SHRYER SANDERS, aged seventy two years of dropsy.
Mrs. Sanders was born in Trigg County, and was a faithful member of the Blue Spring Baptist Church, and a pious, Christian lady.
She was known by all as one whose heart beat in full sympathy with all who needed sympathy, with charity for every one and tenderness for all of God's creatures. Although burdened by physical infirmities for a great many years, which kept her closely confined to her home, she was an ardent reader, and few women of the county had a brighter mind or one better stored with general information. She was a greatly loved by every one who knew her, and it is safe to say that no one in all the community will be more missed than she.
Beside her aged and heart broken husband, Mrs. Sanders is survived by the following children: E.C. Sanders, Fishtail, Mont; Mrs. Joseph Baer, Los Angeles, Cal; Mrs. John Morris, Evansville, Ind' Mrs. Jack Stephens, of Tennessee; Mesdames, Robert Stephens and P.M. King of Trigg county, to mourn her departure.
Her body was laid to rest Monday afternoon in the Sivells' grave yard in the presence of a large number of sorrowing relatives and friends, Rev. Luther Sanders, of Cadiz conducted the service.
Feb 1924 - Cadiz Record


Remains of Cecil Sanders Sent Here For Burial
The ashes of Cecil SANDERS who died at his home in Victorville, California on March 28 at the age of 64 years, were brought to Trigg county for burial last week.
Mr Sanders was born in Trigg county the son of J.D. and Adi Ann SANDERS.
In 1904 he moved to California and has made his home there since. After cremation the ashes of Mr Sanders were laid to rest in the Sivills Graveyard Wednesday April 19.
Rev. E.R. Noel officiated with services in charge of the Odd Fellows.
Surviving are Mrs Joe Baer, Oakland California; Mrs Jack Stephens, Henning, Tennessee; Mrs R.P. Gillespie
Cadiz Record - Year unknown


  (paper unknown, but I think it is from The Daily Breeze)
Emily Sanders was born March 29,1813, in Caldwell County, Kentucky, died at Taylorvile, Illinois, January 11, 1896, at the age of 82 years, 9 months, 12 days.
Deceased was married to Moore Wimberly, of Trigg County, Kentucky, June 10, 1830, from which union two children were born, viz,Henrietta Drennan, of Taylorville, Illinois, and Frank Wimberly, of Ulyssus, Nebraska.
  Her first husband died in 1833, and in 1838 she married Henry Sanders, of Caldwell County, Kentucky, from which union nine children were born:  Thomas, of Aspin (sic), Colorado; Julia Plotts, of Omaha, Nebraska; John and Laura, of Taylorville; Mary E. Drennan, of Blue Mound, Illinois; Matilda Halpin, of Osage County, Kansas; Charles H., of Taylorville, and Mason A., of Buckhard township, now living, and Wm. T., who died in 1887.
Her last husband died August 16, 1888.  She lived in
Kentucky until the year 1851, when she moved to Christian County (my note: This is Christian Co. IL), where she has ever since lived, except a few years in Macon County.
Mrs. Sanders had been a faithful and consistent member of the old school Baptist church for more than 50 years.  Of her descendants there are not living 48 grandchildren and 46 grea grandchildren.
Jan 1896. ildren.
Jan 1896.


Last of Body Guard of Jeff Davis Dead
Death Came Peacefully at Home of His Son near New Boston
The death of Harvey C. Sanders at the home of his son, Thomas A. Sanders, last Wednesday evening, closes the history of the living memebers of the body guard of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, and ends the earthly toil of one of the substantial citizens of Bowie county.
For the past two years Mr Sanders had been afflicted with a heart trouble, but had been active the greater portion of the time. The spells had become more numerous the past year, but principally were of short duration.
On Friday before his death the following Wednesday, he complained of feeling bad. In the afternoon, his son, Tom, with whom he had made his home for the past 25 years, sent for a doctor who advised getting a nurse. Miss Sallie Mae Davis, a professional nurse was secured at once. Mr Sanders appeared to rally, but was unable to be up and about as usual after one of his spells. Treatment was continued until Wednesday when it appeared he was much better, he talked to the nurse and members of the family in his usual manner.
After supper while Miss Davis and Mrs Sanders were sitting with the patient, Mr Sanders went out on the front gallery just outside the door, while the patient was a sleep. In a few minutes, Mrs. Sanders called her husband in the room and as he walked to the bedside his father breathed his last.
Passed out while sleeping quietly and without any apparent struggle. The remains were laid to rest in Red Bayou cemetery Thursday under auspices of the Odd Fellows lodge having been amember of this order for more the 50 years and was past Grand Religous services were held by Rev. Reed of the Christian church of which he had been a member for more than sixty.
Harvey C. Sanders were born in Trigg County, Ky., Nov 24, 1837, and had he lived until this coming November would have
been 88 years old.
At the breaking out of the war between the States he joined Co Bo. 2nd Ky. Vol. Cav., C.S.A. and served under General Forest until he was transferred to the west, and was them attached to Gen. Joe Wheeler's command and remained with him until the close of the war. He was in many important battles, among them being Chicamaugua, Missionary
Ride, Shiloh, Vickburg, Lookout Mountain, Petersburg, Fort Doneldson, Perryville, Murfrusboro, and others.
He was twice wounded, once by a sabre thrust and one by a gun shot wound. At the close of the war Mr. Sanders was one of the ten men President Davis selected to go with him south from Richmond. An escort of several hundred men started with the fleeing President, but so close were they persued by the Federals that gradually he let his escort dwindled in number in order that less atttention would be attracted as they passed through the country. The number was reduced to ten.
Mr. Sanders being one of the ten chosen to continue the journey with him. They were captured in Washington County, Ga. Following are the names of the ten men in the last escort of President Davis; together with the place of their birth: Lieutenant Hazard P. Baker, Trigg county, Ky., James T. Walbert, McCracken county, Ky. ; W.N. Ingram; Trigg county, Ky, Tom S. McSwain, Henry county, Ten., W.L. Heath, Corbin county, Ky. W.A. Howard, Trigg county, Ky., Harrison Smith of Lyon county, and Cap. Givan A. Campbell of McCracken county. Captain Campbell, Parsley, McSwain and Howard, were the four absent at the time of the capture and made their escape.
After serving more than a year in prison, Mr. Sanders returned to his home in Trigg county, Ky., and on December 26, 1867, married Miss Alice Baker of that place. One son, Robert Lee Sanders, was born to this union, Nov 20, 1868, and died July 9, 1894. Mrs Alice Sanders died May 21, 1869.
He married Miss Elizabeth J. Jones, of Caldwell county, Ky., August 17, 1872. To this union five children were born, four of them living; Thomas A. Sanders, Mrs Claudei A. Sanders, Osceola Porter and Walbert E; one dead Sidney U; born Oct 6, 1873, died September 1874. One brother survives him, Joshua Sanders of Trigg county, Ky.
Mr Sanders came to Texas in January,1882, locating in Coryell county, where he lived until 1887 when he moved his family to Bowie county and has made his home ever since. The past twenty five years making his home with his son Thomas A. Sanders of near town. The Bowie County,New Boxton, Texas,
Friday October 2, 1925


On Friday night ,December 22, 1922, the death angel unfolded its wings over the home of MR. AND MRS. MARSHALL SANDERS and took from the their baby boy, JAMES WILLARD. He was seven months old.
He was sick three weeks and his condition was alarming at first and grew worse until the end. All the medical aid and loving hands could do was done, but to no avail. His death was caused by infantile paralysis. He was such a sweet baby, and oh, so hard to give him up. We know that an impalpable footstep has fallen on this threshold; that a shadowy hand was knocked at this door, and the dread visitant, who will not be denied nor turned away, has entered here. He entered and departed, but the veiled mourner, sorrow, who treads solemnly after him, has stayed behind; his ruthless hand has plucked the white bud of promised that gladdened the fair
garland of household love. The bud that breathed and yet unfolded perfume of sweet but undefined hopes, that coming years would ripen into fruit on; his remorseless foot has fallen beside this hearthstone. And, lo! the dead footprint has hallowed a little grave.
JAMES WILLARD is dead. The mother bends with anguished eyes above the still small effigy of her lost hope; but the baby is not there. Out of her arms and out of her life something has gone that will not return. We can only say to the beloved mother and father -- weep not. We can't understand now why he was taken from us. The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh' blessed be the name of the Lord.
His Aunt,
Cadiz Record 1922
April 1925 - The Cadiz Record



Mr. J. D. SANDERS, "Uncle Jack", as he was known by his many intimate friends, died at his home near Bethesday school
house, in the northern section of Trigg county, on the afternoon of April first.
While pneumonia was the direct cause of his death, he had been quite feeble from a complication of ailments for some months.
Mr. Sanders was born in Trigg county and had spent all his life here and had he lived until the third of next June, would have been eighty four years of age.
When he reached young manhood he was united in marriage to MISS SHRYER, a daughter of the late Esq. Ben Shryer, and
the wife died about two years ago. Following are the names of the living children: Mrs. Jack Stevens, of Tennessee; Mrs. Baer, of California; E. Cecil Sanders, of Montana; Mrs. John Morris of Evansville, Mrs. Bob Stevens, of Trigg county, and Mrs. Porter King, with whom Mr. Sanders had lived for a number of years past.
Two brothers, Harvey Sanders, of Texas, and Josh Sanders, of Wallonia are also living.
Trigg county had few men who were more clever and who were held in higher esteem than "Uncle Jack" Sanders, and in his
passing to the great beyond, a place in the community life of the county is left that will be hard to fill.
Burial took place at the Sivell grave yard Thursday afternoon, a large crowd of friends and sorrowing loved ones being present. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Luther Sanders, of Cadiz.
Cadiz Record -Abt 1927


Mrs. Sallie Sanders, wife of W.D. Sanders, near Wallonia, died last Thursday night of heart trouble.
Her remains were laid to rest in the Mitchell burying ground. She leaves a husband and seven children to mourn her departure.
Out of a family of fourteen children she has only one survivor, Elias Mitchell of Saratoga. She was a consistent Christian, a good wife, mother and neighbor, always ready to lend a helping hand and do all the good she could.
Dear bereaved ones she has only gone before us and let us follow the example she et and so live that when the great summons comes we may all be prepared to meet her in the land beyond, where there is no more tears, suffering or sorrow, but all happiness Cadiz Record 1905


"Uncle Dud" Sanders Passes Away While On Visit
To Sons In Lone Star State
MR. W.D. SANDERS, "Uncle Dud," as he was affectionatly called by his many friends, passed away at the home of a son, Mr. W.T. Sanders, at Rockdale, Texas, on Tuesday, June 26th.
Infirmities incident to advanced age were the principal cause off his death. Mr. Sanders went to Texas last fall to visit his sons, and some weeks ago was taken ill. Relatives in Trigg were notificed that his condition was serious, and on Sunday before his death, his son in law, Mr. Louis F. Sanders of Wallonia, went to Texas to be with him in his illness.
A letter received last Saturday from Mr. Louis F. Sanders to his wife, near Wallonia, brought the sad news of the death of "Uncle Dud". The burial took place in Texas.
Mr. Sanders was born in Trigg county and had spent his life in the county, and was seventy-eight years of age the 17th day of June.
His wife who was a Miss Mitchell, died twelve years ago and the following children survie: Messrs. W.T. and J.J.
Sanders, of Texas; Mrs. Gus Lacy, of Shady Grove, Ky' Mrs. M. H. Bridges and Mrs. L.F. Sanders, of Wallonia, and Mrs.
George W. Larkins, of Bethesda. Two sisters, and three brothers also survive - Mrs. Jennie Hall and Mrs. Lucy King of Lyon county, Mr. Harve Sanders of Texas, and Messrs, Josh Sanders and Jack Sanders of Trigg county.
Mr. Sanders has been a member of the Christian church for more than twenty years. He lived in the northern part of the county spending many years of his life near Wallonia, and no man in the county was better liked or had more friends. He had a kind, jolly disposition, enjoyed the companionship of his friends, and everybody who knew him liked him.
His death has brough sorrow and sadness to many relatives and friends in Trigg county and other parts of Kentucky. Cadiz
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