Rembert George Sanders


Rembert George Sanders was born in 1912, an adoptive son of Warren Dalton Sanders and Corrie Vernell Motley Sanders.


Rembert Sanders  was counted in the census on 15 Jan 1920 in Pontiac, Richland, South Carolina, USA as a seven-year-old male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, W. D. Sanders; and his mother, Carrie Sanders.


Rembert M Sanders was counted in the census on 09 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a seventeen-year-old male, single, white, adopted son. Also in the home was his adopted father, Warren D Sanders; and his adopted mother, Carrie M. Sanders.


He died on 20 Oct 1931 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA on the Camden-Columbia highway, near Blaney. He was buried on 22 Oct 1931 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. His cause of death was auto accident when two cars collied. He was employed as a Storekeeper.

Funeral Services for Blaney Youth

Camden, October 21. – Funeral services for Rembert Sanders, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren D. Sanders (Corrie Vernell Motley Sanders) of Blaney, who was instantly killed on the Camden-Columbia highway, near Blaney, Tuesday night, October 20, 1931, will be held at Union Baptist church Thursday morning, October 22, 1931, at 11 o’clock.

Young Sanders met death when his car collided with another car driven by State Highway Patrolman Leo Jenkins, near Blaney. Mr. Jenkins is confined to the Camden hospital suffering from a scalp would and shock. Knowlton Thornton of Blaney and two young women from Blythewood in the Sanders car were slightly injured but were given surgical treatment by Dr. W. D. Grigsby at Blaney and returned to their homes. No inquest will be held.

On October 21, 1931, Rembert George Sanders was listed in the newspaper article “Officials To Probe Death.”

On October 21, 1931, Leon Sanders was listed in the newspaper article”Leon Sanders Dies in Crash.”

On October 23, 1931, Leon Sanders was listed in the newspaper article”No Inquest In Death Of Blaney Boy.

October 22, 1931  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 11
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 April 2016), 004177694 > image 284 of 1749; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.
Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Nelson McLeod

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