March 2, 1853 to July 6, 1926
Wilmore Sanders, son of Elisha and Sally Sanders,
was born on March 2, 1853, Jackson County, Tennessee.
It was during the War of '61' that his parents moved the family
to Hamilton County, Illinois.
Wilmore married Sarah Smith January 1, 1874.
Wilmore and Sarah had fourteen children.
In 1896, he moved to McLeansboro with his family.
Wilmore died July 6, 1926, McLeansboro, Hamilton Co., IL.
Many thanks to Ron Sanders for sharing Wilmore's photo and story.