Mary Elizabeth Sanders


Personal and Family Information

Mary was born on 23 Mar 1845 in DeSoto County, Mississippi, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died on 9 Apr 1882 in Lonoke County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Culpepper Watkins Deese, who she married in ABT 1864. The place has not been found. Their eight known children were Robie P (1865-1872), John Albert Milton (1867-1872), James Robert Comodore (1869-1952), Mary Elizabeth (1872-1942), Maggie Mat (1874-1949), Luetta (1876-1880), Ella Lee (1878-1885) and Joseph Culpepper (1880-1949).


Birth23 MAR 1845
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Death9 APR 1882
Place: Lonoke County, Arkansas
Age: 38 years, 17 days
Address: Lonoke County Arkansas Cemetery Inscriptions, Tom C Martinet, 82 Hummingbird Lane, Cabot, Ark 72203. Wattensaw Cemetary, page 907
Agency: Deese Family Bible, BK Deese, Austin Arkansas
Bible-Deese, CulpepperW Family

Census22 APR 1850
Place: Panola County Mississippi
Age: 6
Address: dwelling 241 family 241 Cokeson Sanders age 36 male, farmer $400, born Va Sarah Sanders age 25 f bron Tenn Virginia B Sanderss age 7 f born Miss Mary E Sanders age 6 f born Miss Robert Sanders age 4 m born Miss Susan A Sanders age 2 born Miss
Census15 AUG 1870
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Age: 24 to 25
Address: Dwelling 288 family 288 Twp 5 R 7 Dees, C W 27 farmer born NC, _ Mary E 25 born Miss, Robie 4 female forn Miss, John 2 male born Miss, Jamie 9month, male born Miss.
Census15 JUN 1880
Place: Lonoke County, Arkansas
Age: 36 born Miss
Address: Prairie Township, dwelling 199, family 201 with husband and 5 children
Cause: 1880 census
Place: Lonoke County, Arkansas
Age: 38 yrs, 17 days
Type: Headstone
Address: Wattensaw Baptist Church, highway 31, 8 miles north of Lonoke, Arkansas N 34° 53.174’ W 91° 52.587’ Deese Family Bible, BK Deese, Austin Arkansas findagrave 152371163

Cemeteries -Lonoke County

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Note 1

tombstone inscribed: Loving wife, a mother dear, a faithful friend has buried here.

brother Sears Sanders died 3/19/1882 is buried nearby