Henry Sanderson was born 13 March 1829 in Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States to James Sanderson (1804-1845) and Mary Jane Sparks (1809-1898) and died 18 November 1896 Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. He married Rebecca Ann Sanders (1832-1907) 7 March 1850 in Pigeon Grove, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. He married Sarah Jane Cole (1844-1932) 6 February 1861 in Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah, United States.


Henry Weeks Sanderson was one of the Soldiers of the Mormon Battalion who joined with his brother in law, Richard Twiggs Sanders. He also married Richard's sister, Rebecca Ann Sanders (1832-1907). He later was very industrious in helping to settle Utah with other Mormon Pioneers.

  • Journal Summary - He kept a highly detailed journey of his many life events.


Offspring of Henry Sanderson and Rebecca Ann Sanders (1832-1907)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Sanderson (1851-1907) 6 May 1851 Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah 1907 Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah Martha Ann Rees (1860-1882)
Mary Jane Sanderson (1853-1923) 10 January 1853 Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah 22 December 1923 Fairview, Sanpete County, Utah Elias Willis Howell (1837-1909)
Amanda Sanderson (1854-1956) 21 October 1801 Union Fort, Salt Lake County, Utah 1956 Mt Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah James Naylor Jones (1848-1904)
Julia Sanderson (1856-1941) 26 September 1856 Fort Supply, Uinta County, Wyoming Territory, United States 22 March 1941 Nephi, Juab County, Utah, United States Charles Rigby (1847-1903) Charles Rigby (1847-1903) James Moroni Turpin (1844-1922)
Rebecca Ann Sanderson (1858-1935) 15 January 1858 Union Fort, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory 1935 Blanding, San Juan County, Utah Philip Hurst (1836-1901)
Henry Weeks Sanderson (1859-1860)
William Henry Sanderson (1861-1932)
Martha Melissa Sanderson (1862-1895)
Maria Louisa Sanderson (1864-1898)
John Martin Sanderson (1866-1946)
Ada Adelia Sanderson (1868-1951)
Emily Etta Sanderson (1870-1882)
Lucinda Sanderson (1872-1961)
Joseph Alma Sanderson (1875-1890)
David Sparks Sanderson (1878-1951)

Offspring of Henry Sanderson and Sarah Jane Cole (1844-1932)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henry Weeks Sanderson (1862-1954)
Owen Moroni Sanderson (1863-1929)
Levee Alberta Sanderson (1865-1936)
Lucy Jane Sanderson (1867-1884)
Laura Content Sanderson (1869-1951)
Hulda Charlottie Sanderson (1871-1919)
Sidney Sylvester Sanderson (1873-1932)
Amos Milton Sanderson (1875-1891)
Alice Alsina Sanderson (1877-1884)
Frances Estella Sanderson (1879-)
Lois Almeda Sanderson (1881-1882)
Maude Sophia Sanderson (1883-1893)
Harriet Eva Sanderson (1885-1904)
Sarah Chestina Sanderson (1887-1971)



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