Genealogy of the Cherokee Sanders Family

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2 Eli Sanders. Elmira Eldridge, Catherine Dilingham nee Clyne and Lucy Thornton nee Crittenden
11 Susannah. Mitchell Sanders A34
1112 George Sanders. Jennie Pritchett
2 Alexander Sanders. Peggy Sonicooie A35
OK 3 John Sanders. Dorcas Smith
4 Andrew Sanders. Mary Brewster
5 David Sanders. Susie Peacock
6 Nannie Sanders. George Harlan and Ambrose Harnage A36
7 Agnes Sanders. Jacob Alberty
8 Jennie Sanders. William Crittenden
111213 Elsie Sanders. Maxwell Chambers
2 Walter Chambers. Sallie and Elizabeth
OK 3 Samuel Sanders* Ghi-ga-u Meanman
4 James Sanders. Dorcas Fields
5 Nannie Sanders. Joseph Spears
6 Elizabeth Sanders*
7 Nicholas Byers Sanders. Sallie Eagle
8 Jesse Sanders. Caroline Catron
112213 George Sanders. Elsie
2 Mitchell Sanders. and Polly Overtaker
3 John Sanders*
4 Thomas Sanders. Nannic Sonicooie
5 Jennie Sanders John Winters
6 Richard Sanders
7 Andrew Sanders. Elizabeth Butler nee Puppy and Araminta Starr nee McCoy
8 Mary Sanders. Isaac Ragsdale
9 Ellis Sanders* Elizabeth McCoy
113213 Agnes Sanders. Isaac Childers
2 Robert Sanders. Mary McCreary
OK 3 Alexander Sanders


4  Isaac Sanders. Jennie Campbell


5 Benjamin Sanders. Nana and Rachel
6 David Sanders. Tiana Overtaker
7 Edward Sanders. Agnes Rattlinggoourd
8 Elizabeth Sanders. Nathan Childers
9 Margaret Sanders. John Colwell


10 Moses Sanders*


11 Charles Sanders. Elizabeth Jane Daniel
114213 Thompson Sanders. Nakie Lee
2 Annie Sanders. William Richardson, Charles Fargo and Eli Sutton

A34. Michael Sanders, an Englishman from Virginia married Susie, a full blood Cherokee of the Bird clan.

A35. Alexander Sanders killed Chief Doublehead in a drunken brawl at Hiwassee Ferry in the summer of 1 807. He was a Captain of the Cherokee allies of General Andrew Jackson in 1814. It is said his name is on the military rolls as Jeremiah.


Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921

5 thoughts on “Genealogy of the Cherokee Sanders Family”

  1. They say it is lumbee tribe but government back in the day tried to call them cherokee but there seems to be a mixture of races invoved…just trying to get the straight of it. These people are from my dad’s side.

    1. Bethany Hernandez

      I’m a descendant of Walter Chamber Sanders. Do you have any more information on this? I’ve not been able to find out very much about our native heritage, other than the Sanders family went through the trail of tears.

    1. Mae on annie, my grandmother. Initial c ( corlister maybe) for nannie who married a lum, my great grandmother and also nannie as a nickname for Minnie Elizabeth Sanders, my aunt.

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