Thomas Witten Sayers

28 June 1814–21 March 1906 (Age 91)
Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas Witten

When Thomas Witten Sayers was born on 28 June 1814, in Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, Alexander Sayers, was 42 and his mother, Susannah Cecil, was 37. He married Margaret Ann Munsey on 24 January 1839, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Taylor Township, Greene, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died on 21 March 1906, in Green Township, Hickory, Missouri, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Witten Sayers
1814–1906
Margaret Ann Munsey
1818–1889
Marriage: 24 January 1839
Augusta Sayers
1839–
Nancy Sayers
1847–1924
Boyden A Sayers
1840–
Virginia Sayers
1843–
Susannah Sayers
1845–
Margarette Sayers
1847–
Catharine Sayers
1852–
Sidney Sayers
1855–1937
Gorden Cecil Sayers
1858–1904
Willard Thomas Sayers
1861–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1839
Tazewell, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    Augusta Sayers

    Female1839–Female

    Boyden A Sayers

    Male1840–Male

    Female1843–Female

    Susannah Sayers

    Female1845–Female

    Nancy Sayers

    Female1847–1924Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821

Age 7

Missouri is the 24th state
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 24

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Sawyers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • T W Sawyers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas W Sayers, "United States Census, 1900"

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