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Ella May (Tillett) Sanderlin

Ella May Tillett was the 6th child born to Josiah Holly Tillett, Sr. and his wife, Levina Baum/Harris [see their photo here].  Ella was born May 13, 1866 in Currituck Co. and died March 31, 1930.  She married Thomas Nelson Sanderlin, Sr. (s/o Jackson Sanderlin & Sidney Lewark) on Feb. 25, 1891 after Thomas' 1st wife, Cora Baum, had passed away in 1888.  Thomas & Ella May had 7 children: 1) Claudia Daly Sanderlin (1892-1974); 2) Alethia May Sanderlin (1893-1977); 3) Matilda Lee "Mattie" Sanderlin (1894-1983); 4) Bessie Belle Sanderlin (1896-1919); 5) infant Sanderlin born & died on July 21, 1897; 6) Thomas Nelson Sanderlin, Jr. (1899-2002); 7) Oscar Colin Sanderlin (1907-1984).

Photo from the Mattie Sanderlin Wescott Collection; original now owned by Robert Wescott.  No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research.  Images are for personal use only, not for redistribution.