Albert Godfrey Sanders
b. 17 September 1885, d. February 1974
- Father: Samuel Gillespie Sanders b. 1852, d. 30 September 1892
- Mother: Mary Wade Shipp b. March 1852, d. 4 March 1929
- Albert Godfrey Sanders was born on 17 September 1885 in Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas.
- Mary Wade Shipp appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas, at College Street. Other members of the household included Albert Godfrey Sanders, Mary Shipp Sanders, Samuel David Sanders, Nannie Gillespie Sanders, Shipp Gillespie Sanders, Martha Pegues Sanders, John Randolph Sanders and Samuel David Sanders.
- Mary Wade Shipp appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas, at College Street. Other members of the household included Albert Godfrey Sanders, Mary Shipp Sanders, Nannie Gillespie Sanders, Shipp Gillespie Sanders, Martha Pegues Sanders and John Randolph Sanders.
- He was a student, according to the 1910 census.
- He married Mary J. Lewis on 8 June 1918 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
- Albert Godfrey Sanders registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Washington County, Virginia, while living with his wife Mary in Emory, employed there teaching at Emory & Henry College.
- The following appeared on 13 November 1937 in The Daily Herald: (Jackson, Nov. 13) Prof. Albert G. Sanders of Millsaps College, secretary of the Mississippi Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee, announced the state's two candidates for the 1937 Southern Region appointments will be chosen from 12 aspirants in examinations to be conducted here December 18.
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- The following appeared on 15 October 1962 in the Denton Record-Chronicle: Miss Mary Shipp Sanders, 83, of 1902 Bell, a retired professor at Southwestern University in Georgetown, died at 10 a.m. Sunday in Flow Memorial Hospital.
A native of Georgetown, Miss Sanders attended the University of Chicago and Columbia University. She had served as county superintendent of schools in Williamson County and as supervisor of education in Johnson County.
Survivors include two sisters, Miss Nannie G. Sanders and Miss Martha P. Sanders, both of Denton; three brothers, S. D. Sanders of Boerne, Albert G. Sanders of Jackson, Miss., and Randolph Sanders of Mineola; and several nephews and neices.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Cole Chapel of the First Methodist Church. The Rev. Noel Bryant, pastor, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Al Murdock. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery under the arrangement of Schmitz-Floyd-Hamlett Funeral Home.
Miss Sanders had served the American Association of University Women as historian for a number of years and had been publicity chairman of the association this year. She was, at one time, director of Christian education at First Methodist Church in Denton and has been active in the Wesleyan Service Guild. She was an accredited teacher of training courses for Methodist churches.
The family has requested that memorials be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society.
- Albert Godfrey Sanders died in February 1974 at age 88.
- Last Edited: 11 Dec 2013