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Matthew H Sanders was born 1836 in Franklin County, Georgia to Aaron Sanders (1769-1854) and Morning Thompson (1795-1885) and died 8 April 1864 Banks County, Georgia of unspecified causes. He married Malissa C Rucker (1841-) 21 March 1856 in Franklin County, Georgia.

Enlisted in the 24th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Company A - with several of his own cousins (Sanders) and his wife's cousins (Ruckers) as this unit was recruited from Banks County, Georgia. Apparently he died from injuries sustained in fighting in the civil war. The 24th Georgia was in several battles and sustained numerous casualties.

Regimental Record - Enlisted Private 06 Mar 1862. Died while home on sick furlough 01 Apr 1864.



Children



Offspring of Matthew H Sanders and Malissa C Rucker (1841-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George Sanders (1858-)
Minyard Sanders (1860-)
Lucinda Sanders (1862-)











Siblings

Offspring of Aaron Sanders (1769-1854) and Unknown (-1817)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Joel Sanders (1790-1856) 1790 South Carolina 1856 Esther
Nancy Sanders (1793-) 1793 Laurens County, South Carolina William Currey (1785-)
Jones Sanders (1797-1858)
Moses Sanders (1799-1883) 1799 South Carolina Unknown
Elizabeth J Meeks (1833-1901)
Nathaniel Sanders (1803-) 1803 Franklin County, Georgia Frances Headen (1805-)
Daniel Samual Sanders (1805-1875) 8 January 1805 Banks County, Georgia, United States 2 August 1875 Banks County, Georgia, United States Miriam Rosetta Hillhouse (1810-1886)
Polly Sanders
Sally Sanders
Aaron C Sanders.
Offspring of Aaron Sanders (1769-1854) and Morning Thompson (1795-1885)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Sanders (1818-1864) 1818 Franklin County, Georgia 1864 Elliott Rucker (1817-1887)
Jesse Y Sanders (1829-)
Lucinda Sanders (1835-)
Martha Caroline Sanders (1836-)
Matthew H Sanders (1836-) 1836 Franklin County, Georgia 8 April 1864 Banks County, Georgia Malissa C Rucker (1841-)


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