Information & Sources for the Missing Generation; The Parents of Jacob & Jordan Sanders. What is found below is original research by this author: Candis Lee Cattley-Sanders, Copyright [2004/2005] All rights reserved©

Assumption: Solomon Sanders/sp Mary are the parents of Jacob & Jordan Sanders, 18, , Franklin, TN, USA
Using the abstract as written from a source: 29 August 1826 Franklin County
Solomon Sanders aged 87 states...
His family consists of his wife, Mary, aged about 54, daughters Nancy, 18, and Sally, 16, and sons Jacob 12, and Jordon, 11, all of whom are dependant on him for support.

Challenged: Jacob & Jordan Sanders are the sons of Solomon Sanders/sp Mary,, , Franklin, TN, USA

Conclusion: Jacob & Jordan are the sons of Tom T. Sanders,, Franklin, TN, USA
19Solomon Sanders in this deposition names "one son" rather than "3/three sons"
State of Tennessee, the County Court of Franklin County.
...the said Solomon Saunders aged 87...My family consists of a wife named Mary aged about 54 years, a daughter named Nancy aged about 18 years, a daughter named Sally aged about 16 years and one son, Tom T. , Jacob aged 12 years and Jordan aged 11 years all of whom are dependent on me for support. His x (mark), Solomon Sanders
Research & Extraction by: Candis Lee Cattley-Sanders Copyright [2004/05] All rights reserved©

Supporting Evidence: 1820 Census, Franklin County, TN, Tom T. Sanders was still living to be the father of Jacob & Jordan., , Franklin, TN, USA
20Federal Census 1820
Sanders Solomon:
2 males 0-9 (Jacob & Jordan Sanders)
1 male 26-44 (Tom T. son of Solomon Sanders)
1 male 45+ (Solomon)
1 female 0-9 (Sally Sanders daughter of Solomon Sanders)
1 female 16-25 (spouse of Tom T.)
Mary age 50 spouse of Solomon & daughter Nancy age 12 are not shown.

Supporting Evidence: age of Tom T. Sanders, , Franklin, TN, USA
1Depositions of:
1) Jordan Sanders (birth 1792),
2) Julia Sanders (birth 1790), both dated 14 Sep 1852
3) Solomon Meeks (birth 1795), dated 16 Dec 1852,
4) Silas Tucker (birth 1777), dated 16 Dec 1852.
All depositions are for Mary Sanders widow of Solomon Sanders Rev. War Pensioner.
Note: Jordan Sanders by age statements & length of time acquainted with Solomon Sanders he is not the grandson Jordan Sanders (b. 1814).
State of Tennessee, Grundy County:
...Jordan Sanders...aged 60 years...That he was well acquainted with Solomon Sanders...and is well acquainted his widow Mary Sanders who is now making application for a pension, that he has known her for these forty-fifty years and was well acquainted with their oldest children and if the oldest was now living he would be of the same age of affiant and they having compared ages often said __ were\probably their ___ often stated they were of the same age...signed Jordan Sanders
Note: Julia Sanders is the spouse of Jordan Sanders age 60 and by age statements in the depositions is not the spouse of Jordan Sanders of Julia (Smith) Sanders.
State of Tennessee, Grundy County:
...aged 62, Julia Sanders...was well acquainted with Solomon Sanders who was a Revolutionary Soldier and is well acquainted with his widow Mary Sanders...and she knew their oldest child well and now was buried, she is confidante of the oldest child was now alive he would be sixty years of age for he was one or more years older than affiant for she knew him well and was raised with him...Signed: Julia Sanders
Note: Solomon Meeks son of David Meeks/sp Elizabeth and birth 1798, Kentucky according to the 1860 Census.
State of Tennessee, Grundy County:
...aged 57, Solomon Meeks...a resident of said County…That he was well acquainted with Solomon Sanders...& his wife Mary Sanders...Mary Sanders his widow has lived on his old farm and still continues to...Affiant would further declare That Solomon and Mary Sanders raised a family of children and the eldest if now living would be about Sixty years of age for he was about three years older than affiant...Signed: Solomon Meeks
State of Tennessee, Grundy County:
...Silas Tucker aged 75...he was acquainted first with Solomon Sanders and his wife of Mary Sanders forty-seven years ago...and that he is well acquainted with the family of Soloman & Mary Sanders and if the oldest child was now living he would be about 60 years of age to affiant...Signed: Silas Tucker
Research & Extraction by: Candis Lee Cattley-Sanders, Copyright [2004/05] All rights reserved©

Sources:

1. "Revolutionary War Pension File of Solomon Sanders", Continental Army, North Carolina Line, United States Federal Government. Repository: Candis Lee Cattley-Sanders, candissanders@bctonline.com , http://www.cattley-sanders.com , Call Number: W. 1087, BLM 6451-160-55 Copy on file. FHC Film #972117 US/CAN. Cit. Date: 12 Mar 2004

18. Revolutionary War pension applications from Franklin County, Tennessee, Sherrill, Charles A., 1959 ([Ohio : s.n.] c1982). 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 Book 976.863 M2. Cit. Date: 2002

19. "Revolutionary War Pension File of Solomon Sanders", Continental Army, North Carolina Line, United States Federal Government, Deposition of Solomon Sanders 29 August 1826. Repository: Candis Lee Cattley-Sanders, candissanders@bctonline.com , http://www.cattley-sanders.com , Call Number: W. 1087, BLM 6451-160-55 Copy on file. FHC Film #972117 US/CAN. Cit. Date: 12 Mar 2004

20. 1820 Census Franklin County, Tennessee, United States Federal Government . 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 # 193685. Cit. Date: 2002

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