Alexander Sayers

8 June 1772–1840 (Age 67)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Sayers was born on 8 June 1772, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, his father, William Sayers, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Drake, was 23. He married Susannah Cecil on 17 September 1794, in Wythe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1840, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Sayers
1772–1840
Susannah Cecil
1777–1851
Marriage: 17 September 1794
William Cecil Sayers
1795–
Samuel Drake Sayers
1797–1866
John Thompson Sayers
1799–
Robert Floyd Sayers
1804–1872
Nancy Sayers
1807–1843
Elizabeth or Betsy Sayers
1808–1892
Dorinda Sayers
1811–
Thomas Witten Sayers
1814–1906
Augustus Borden Sawyers
1817–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1794
Wythe, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Sayers

    Male1728–1781Male

    Female1749–1819Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1772–1840Male

    Samuel Crockett Sayers

    Male1775–1858Male

    James Sayers

    Male1777–1881Male

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 8

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1791

Age 19

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Sayer 1. This English name is also well established in Ireland.2 Irish: Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Saoghair( see Sears ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • A. B. Sayers in entry for Thos. C. Sayers and Cordelia Ellen Short, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Alexander Sayers, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Alexander Sayers, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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