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Where is the Sanderson family from?
You can see how Sanderson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sanderson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sanderson families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 96 Sanderson families living in Massachusetts. This was about 22% of all the recorded Sanderson's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Sanderson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sanderson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Sanderson ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sanderson. 21% of Sanderson men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Sanderson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sanderson were Truck Driver and Stenographer.