History & Events of Mary/Polly Roberts:

Alt. Birth: age 57 on the 1850 for a birth year of, 1793. 16 Mary, age: 57

Alt. Birth: age 61 on the 1860 Census, 1799, , , GA, USA. 27

1830, Census: Federal, , Franklin, TN, USA. 28

1840, Census: Federal, , Coffee, TN, USA. 29

1850, Census: Federal, , Grundy, TN, USA. 16

Settlement: Funds for one year support of widow., 24 Nov 1855, , Grundy, TN, USA. 30 A. E. Patton, Philip Roberts and Harris Gilliam are appointed to Lay of one year's support for Mary, widow of Thomas Sanders.

1855, Estate Administrator, Presents inventory and sale of estate for Thomas Sanders Decs., , Grundy, TN, USA. 31
Presents inventory and sale of estate of Thomas Sanders.
Buyers Include: ...Mary Sanders (widow)...

7 Jan 1856, Land &/or Property: Calvin Sanders of Lawrence Co. to Jourdin Sanders, , Grundy, TN, USA. 32
His one-fourteenth interest in the estate of his father Thomas Sanders. Subject to the dower of Calvin's mother , Polly Sanders. Wit: Phillip Roberts, William Campbell.

7 Jan 1856, Land &/or Property: Lewis Sanders to Jourdon Sanders, , Grundy, TN, USA. 33
His one-fourteenth interest in 600 or 700 a. of my late father Thomas Sanders, for $500. In Payne's Cove, on side of mt, on which Thomas Sanders lived when he died. Subject to the dower rights of Thomas Sanders widow. Wit: Phillip Roberts, Wm. P. Barnes.

9 Feb 1856, Land &/or Property: T. F. Sanders to Jourdan Sanders, , Grundy, TN, USA. 34
Interest in the estate of my father Thomas Sanders, and his widow's dower, for $500. Wit: Stephen Cope Sr., Samuel H. Tucker.

6 Nov 1856, Land &/or Property: Lovel D. Sartain & wife Catherine (nee Sanders) to Jordan Sanders, , Grundy, TN, USA. 35
...Interest in land of Catherine's father Thomas Sanders, dec'd. Subject to widow's dower rights. Wit: Johnson & Thomas Crabtree.

1860, Census: Federal, , Grundy, TN, USA. 36 37
Sanders, Polly 61, birth place: Georgia, Jos M. 17, Thos H. 3, Mary Roberts 80, birth place: Georgia.
1) Thos. H. age 3 is son of Thomas Franklin Sanders & Rosanna Tucker.
2) J.M. Sanders age 17 son of Thomas Sanders decd., found as minor with guardian of S.P. Goodman in Estate of Thomas Sanders, decd, 1862. Also found Sanders, J.M. decd, 1867. S.P. Goodman, guar. Paid Mary Sanders, John R. Sanders, Robert Sanders judgment against Geo. Sanders adm. of Estate of Thomas Sanders.,
3) Mary Roberts age 80 mother of Polly/Mary (Roberts) Sanders.
Living next door in 1860 Solomon Sanders.

7 Mar 1862, Land &/or Property: Stephen P. (Payne) Cope to Jordan Sanders, , Grundy, TN, USA. 38
...for $1300., 450 a. in dist 7, made up of three tracts and a small portion of a 1000 a. entry "excluding 50 acres where my son Stephen Cope built on the side of the mountain." (1) 50 a. adj. Widow Sanders' dower, Charles McDonnell, spur of the mountain, spring. (2) 200 a., adj spring. (3) 300 a. adj. Widow Sanders' dower, conditional line between John S. Lowe and Cope, portion within boundary of 1000 a. entry. Wit: A.J. Phipps, A.J. Sanders.

1867, Estate Administrator, J.M. Sanders decd, by Guar. S.P. Goodman vs George Sanders adm., , Grundy, TN, USA. 39
Sanders, J.M. decd, 1867. S.P. Goodman, guar. Paid Mary, John R., S.T. and Robert Sanders following judgment in case involving Geo. Sanders.

 Sources:

16. 1850 Grundy County, TN, District 7, The 1850 U.S. Census for District 7, Grundy County, Tennessee, M432-881, pg 356. Cit. Date: 3 Dec 2004

26. 1860 Census for Grundy County, Tennessee, USA, United States Federal Government, Roll: M653_1252 Page: 441 Year: 1860 Head of Household: Polly Sanden. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: #976.878 X2w. Cit. Date: 5 Mar 2004

27. Ibid.

28. 1830 Census Franklin County, Tennessee, United States Federal Government, FHC Film # 24534. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: Film # 24534. Cit. Date: 14 Mar 2004

29. Ibid

30. Grundy County, Tennessee Wills and Estates, 1844-1900, Sherrill, Charles A. Sherrill (Chattanooga: C.A. Sherrill, 1986), pg 24 #217. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: FHL US/CAN Book 976.8789 P28s. Cit. Date: 6 Nov 2002 A.E. Patton, Philip Roberts and Harris Gilliam are appointed to Lay of one year's support for Mary, widow of Thomas Sanders.

31. Ibid, pg 24 #225.

32. Grundy County, Tennessee, Earliest Deeds, 1852-1867, Sherrill, Charles A., 1959 (Mt. Juliet, Tenn. : C.A.Sherrill, 1996), #334, page 18, Book A. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: FHL US/CAN Book 976.878 R2s. Cit. Date: 2 Mar 2004

33. Ibid, #333, page 18, Book A.

34. Ibid, #354, page 19 Book A.

35. Ibid, #432 page 23 Book A.

36. 1860 Census for Tennessee, Vol. 2 & 4, Sistler, Byron & Barbara (Nashville, Tennessee, 1982, Transcribed and Indexed by Byron & Barbara Sistler), Gu-35-441. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: US/Can 976.8 X22S 1860 V.2, US/Can -V.4. Cit. Date: 5 Mar 2004

37. Grundy County, Tennessee Wills and Estates, 1844-1900, Sherrill, Charles A. Sherrill (Chattanooga: C.A. Sherrill, 1986), page 41, Loose Estate Papers. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: FHL US/CAN Book 976.8789 P28s. Cit. Date: 4 May 2004

38. Grundy County, Tennessee, Earliest Deeds, 1852-1867, Sherrill, Charles A., 1959 (Mt. Juliet, Tenn. : C.A. Sherrill, 1996), #128 page 35 Book B. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: FHL US/CAN Book 976.878 R2s. Cit. Date: 28 Feb 2004

39. Grundy County, Tennessee Wills and Estates, 1844-1900, Sherrill, Charles A. Sherrill (Chattanooga: C.A. Sherrill, 1986), page 41 Loose Estate Papers. Repository: Church of Jesus Christ Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150, USA, http://www.familysearch.org , Call Number: FHL US/CAN Book 976.8789 P28s. Cit. Date: 16 Mar 2004

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