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Walter Cadis Sanderson

Walter Cadis Sanderson
birth: 3 Sep 1880, at Owen Co., IN to William and Mary (Cassida) Sanderson
death: 18 Dec 1968, at Brazil, Clay Co., IN
burial: Carolina Cemetery, Owen Co., IN

marriage: 28 Jan 1914, at Owen Co., IN
Ethie May Huber
birth: 12 Oct 1880, at Owen Co., IN, to Levi Reed and Margaret Caroline (Lucas) Huber
death: 26 Feb 1967, Spencer, Owen Co., IN
burial: Carolina Cemetery, Owen Co., IN

Children of Walter Cadis Sanderson and Ethie May Huber:

  • Billy Avon Sanderson, b. 15 Oct 1919, d. 12 Nov 1933, never married
  • Mary Marguerite Sanderson, Living, m. Owen Barnes
  • Estes Huber Sanderson, b. 12 Oct 1920, d. 16 Feb  1961, m. Cleota Nicoson

Other Information:

Walter Cadis Sanderson was born in Owen County but lived the majority of his life in Poland, Clay County, Indiana, about half a mile from the Owen County line. He died at the Clay County Hospital in Brazil, Indiana.

Walter and Ethie attended the Carolina Church in Jordan Village. The church was built by Ethie’s father, Levi. Ethie’s family lived not too far east of the church.

Submitter is related to Ethie aka Effie (Huber) Sanderson.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net


Levi Reed Huber

Levi Reed Huber
birth: 26 November 1824, Lebanon Co., PA to Jacob and Sarah (Hollingsworth) Huber
death: 6 October 1899, Morgan Twp, Owen County, IN
burial: New Union “Carolina” Church, Owen County, IN

first marriage: 9 August 1846, Fayette County, IN
Eliza Dungan
birth: c.1829, IN
death: 1855, probably Fayette County, IN

second marriage: 23 June 1858, Owen County, IN
Margaret Carolina Lucas
birth: 3 Aug 1839
death: 3 Sep 1935

Children of Levi Reed Huber and Eliza Dungan:

Children of Levi Reed Huber and Margaret Carolina Lucas:

  • Theodore Manford Huber
  • Ines Rosetta “Rosa” Huber
  • Sarah Lewella “Ella” Huber
  • Zara Marie Huber
  • Mary Jane Huber
  • Jacob Marida Huber
  • Flora Belle Huber
  • Ethie May Huber, m. Walter Cadis Sanderson

Levi Reed Huber Lived In:

  • By 1850 – Fayette County, Indiana
  • At least 1858 – 1899 – Jordan Village, Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana

Other Information: Levi Reed Huber also lived in Lebanon County, PA. He was the submitter’s great-great-grandfather. After the death of his first wife in 1855, he came to Owen County.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

James Lee

Rev. James Lee
b. 1759-1760 in VA or NC, to (unknown) Lee and Jane Jones
d. 3 Mar 1819 at Vigo Co., Indiana
bur. Prairie Creek Baptist Church Cemetery at Vigo Co., Indiana

James Lee gravestone

James Lee gravestone

LEE James

m. abt 1784, Teas Valley, VA
Mary (Polly) Elizabeth Jones
b. abt 1750 at Frederick Co., MD
d. after 1820

Children with Mary Jones

  • John Lee (1785-1849) m. Amassa Lucas
  • Henry Lee (1790-1854) m. Priscilla Long
  • Samuel Lee
  • James Lee Jr. (1802-1877) m. Mary Kerchival
  • Elizabeth Lee (1787-1870) m. Thomas Ferguson
  • Jane Lee (1814-after 1900) m. George Southard
  • Ruth Crawford Lee (1788-1839) m. Isaac Dehman

Rev. James Lee and his family came to Indiana in 1817. They settled in Prairie Creek Twp., Vigo Co. and as a circuit minister, Rev. Lee helped to found the Prairie Creek Baptist Church, which is still active today. His burial marker was placed by the DAR and cites his service in the Revolutionary War as a private in the 10th NC Continental Line.

Submitted by:
Sandra Rackard
Mobile, AL
E-mail: SRackard@bellsouth.net

John L Sturdivant

John L Sturdivant
b. 15 November 1793, Virginia, to Randall and Disa (Rainey/Reney) Sturdivant
d. 6 July 1866, probably Boone County, Iowa

m. June 1817, North Carolina
Mary Green
b. 17 November 1793, South Carolina
d. 16 June 1889, Madrid, Boone County, Iowa

Children with Mary Green:

  • Rebecca (1826-1908) married (1) Benjamin Payne, (2) John Long
  • Nancy (1839-1936) married Corydon Lowell Lucas

John immigrated to Indiana from North Carolina in 1826. He emigrated from Clay County, Indiana, to Boone County, Iowa, in 1851. John and Mary probably had many other children.

Submitted by:
Lorraine Van Dolah
Wichita KS