Warren Dalton Sanders


Warren Dalton Sanders was born December 1, 1888, Blaney, South Carolina, son of William Allen Sanders and Eliza Jane Proctor Sanders.

1900 Census Information:

According to the United States Census recorded on June 25, 1900, William Sanders (43) owned a farm in Wateree Township, Kershaw County, South Carolina with his wife of 25 years, Eliza Sanders (44). It was reported that Eliza was the mother of 10 children; all of whom survive. Also in the home were their children; Archie C Sanders (21), Elizabeth Sanders (18), John Sanders (16), William A Sanders (13), Warren D Sanders (12), Hiram A Sanders (9), Nessie Sanders (7), Henry Washington Sanders (5) Levi Sanders (3) and Samuel Sanders (less than a month old) and a boarder; Leonard Medling (22). It was reported that all of the household members were all born in South Carolina. William was a farmer and Archie C, Elizabeth, John, William A, and Warren D were all farm laborers.


On August 13, 1914, Sanders, Warren Dalton, was listed in the newspaper article “Richland Democratic Club Rolls.”


On October 21, 1931, Mr. W. D. Sanders was listed in the newspaper article “Officials To Probe Death.”

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

On October 22, 1931 Mr. Warren D. Sanders was listed as the living father in the obituary of Rembert Sanders.

1940 Census Information:

According to the United States census reported on May 12, 1940, Warren Dalton Sanders (53), owned a house in Blaney, Kershaw, South Carolina with his wife Coria Motley Sanders (46); his nephews-in-law, Willard Monroe (23) and Coley Motley (28), and servants Geneva Jones (40), and Simon Johnson (42). It was reported the household members were all born in South Carolina and lived in the same house on April 1, 1935, except for Geneva Jones and Simon Johnson, who reported living in rural, Kershaw County, South Carolina. Warren Dalton Sanders was a merchant at a retail store, Willard Monroe and Coley Motley were farm laborers.  Geneva Jones and Simon Johnson were domestic servants.


Warren Dalton Sanders, 56, of Blaney died Saturday Night, September 23, 1944, at 9:15 pm at the Camden hospital following an illness of two weeks. Funeral rites will be conducted at the Union Baptist Church at Blaney at 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon by the Rev. J. B. Caston, assisted by the Rev. A. I. Willis and the Rev. Matthew Rabon. Interment will follow at the churchyard.

Mr. Sanders was born December 1, 1888 in South Carolina.

Mr. Sanders, a resident of Blaney community all his life, was a Richland county Magistrate for six years, a merchant of Blaney and a large farmer. He was a member of the Columbia lodge 1190 BPO Elks and the Black Jack Camp of Woodmen of the World.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Corrie Motley Sanders of Blaney; five brothers, J.B. Sanders, Omaha, Neb.; W. A. Sanders. Jr., Camden; H.W. Sanders, Blaney H. A. Sanders, Columbia; L. R. Sanders Blaney; three sisters; Mrs. Anna Ross, Columbia; Mrs. Lizzie Grimsley, Columbia; Mrs. Missie Raley, Bethune.

Active Pallbearers will be R. M. Coker, Paul Ross, B. K. Ross, Eugene Leon Branham, Horace T Jacobs. and Ernest Kirkland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. George Rhame, Dr. W. D. Gregsby, J. T. Ross, J. A. Riley, Ware Carnes, Walter Rose, J. W. Condor, J. D. Watson, E. T. Bowen, Henry Carrison, Jr., Lonnie Jacobs, J. B. Motley, A. B. Cook. I. W. Condor, S. W. Vanlandingham, C. R. Bowen, J. H. McLeod, Marion Williams, C. T. Graydon, Dr. Marion Wyman, Lambert De Pass, W. M Mobley, T. C. Brown, John W Crews, I. J. Jacobs.

Obituary Information:

September 25, 1944  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 11
Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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On February 2, 1974, Warren Dalton Sanders, was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Mrs. Corrie Motley Sanders.


On January 22, 2008, Warren Sanders, was listed in the newspaper article “CLOCK IS TICKING ON ELGIN CENTENNIAL – PLANS TO MARK MILESTONE INCLUDE RAISING $12,000 FOR A TOWN TIMEPIECE.

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