|Sanford was born December 22, 1864 in
Lowell, Kent Co. MI, and died in 1940 in
Avon Park, Florida.
Sanford was taken to Nebraska in 1879 in a
covered wagon at age 15 by his father Matthew &
3rdwife Minerva E. Spencer and two new
children, Frances and Clarence.
Sanford married Alice Grace Wilmont. April 13, 1892 in
Wilmots & Roy Moore’s old place in Rushville Schuyler County, Illinois. Alice was born March 3,1872 in Woodstock Rushville,
Illinois. Her parents were George Morris
Wilmont b 1848 and Julia Stutsman b 1848
living in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois.
Grace died 12 May 1947 Avon Park, Florida.
In the 1899 census it indicated his occupations
were: teacher, banker, clerk on mail train,