Sandford, Sylvanus S.

Born: 1830-02-27 Edgar County, Illinois

Died: 1885-XX-XX

Alternate name: Sanford

Sylvanus S. Sandford was a merchant and rancher. In October 1851, he married Harriet "Hattie" P. Weisiger, in Vermillion County, Indiana. The couple eventually had at least five children. By 1860, he was living in Victoria County, Texas, raising livestock, and owned more than $30,000 in real and personal property.

Phillip F. Schlee, comp., The Isaac Sandford Family, 1796-1975 (Joplin, MO: Lee's Letter Shop, 1975), 32; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Edgar County, IL, 128; Indiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1800-1941, 1 October 1851, Vermillion County (Provo, UT: Operations, 2005); U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Victoria County, TX, 6; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Victoria, Victoria County, TX, 44; Gravestone, Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, TX.