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Genealogy by the States – Week 22 – Alabama

Posted by Jim Sanders on Sunday, 2 June, 2013

This week’s blogging prompt is the State of Alabama. Blog about an ancestor or your families connection to Alabama. If you don’t have any connections to Alabama, find a Alabama resource useful for genealogy research to highlight and write about. This week’s prompt runs from 6/2/2013 – 6/8/2013. If you choose to follow along, I would appreciate a mention to the Hidden Genealogy Nuggets website.

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William Clifford Sanders was my second cousin one time removed. We both descend from John Charles Sanders and Mary Clark Tripp. John Charles Sanders and Mary Clark Tripp have quite a number of descendants. This particular line of Sanders, we kind of lost contact with.

He was born on 23-Aug-1937 in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut. married to Rheba Kay Nobles in Alabama. He was married to Rheba on 28-Sep-1963 in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama (my family connection to Alabama). He died on 03-Apr-2001 in Oshkosh, Winnebago county, Wisconsin.

William Clifford Sanders is a former professor at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. According to the faculty and staff directories he last appears in 1999-2000. According to some notes I have, he was a professor of German. I’m not sure where he picked up his German as our family, at least the Sanders line, doesn’t have a strong connection to Germany.

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A few Alabama Genealogy Links
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Alabama Newspaper Archives at Genealogy Bank

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