Alice Oulahan Sanderson
United States Navy Spouse
Former New York Resident Dies on Eve of her Golden Wedding
WASHINGTON, November 7, 1925 – Mrs. Alive Oulahan Sanderson, wife of John W. Sanderson, died this morning of pneumonia at her residence 4115 Military Road, on the eve of a family reunion in celebration of her golden wedding anniversary.
Mrs. Sanderson was born in New York City May 17, 1852, the eldest daughter of the late Major Richard Oulahan, 164th New York Volunteers, aide-de-camp to General Michael Corcoran, commander of Corcoran’s Irish Legion in the Civil War, and the late Mary Proud Oulahan.
Her husband also served in the Civil War as an Ensign and Master, or Junior Lieutenant, of the United States Navy. All four of her sons were officers in the World War. They are Major Charles R. Sanderson, U.S.M.C., Captain Richard O. Sanderson, US.M.C., who was severely wounded in Belleau Wood; Captain Melville Sanderson, Field Artillery, U.S.A., and Dr. Frederick R. Sanderson, late First Lieutenant, Medical Corps, National Army. She is also survived by two daughters, Miss Marie L. Sanderson and Miss Alice Irene Sanderson of Washington.
The interment will take place on Monday in Arlington National Cemetery.
NOTE: We are actively seeking information on
John William Sanderson.
SANDERSON, JOHN W
ACTING ENSIGN US NAVY
DATE OF DEATH: 09/06/1934
BURIED AT: SECTION EAST SITE 3766
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
SANDERSON, ALICE O W/O JOHN WILLIAM
SANDERSON, ALICE IRENE D/O JOHN W
Posted: 8 December 2007