Thomas Witten Sayers

Male28 June 1814–21 March 1906

Brief Life History 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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Thomas Witten Sayers
Margaret Ann Munsey
Marriage: 24 January 1839
Augusta Sayers
Nancy Sayers
Boyden A Sayers
Virginia Sayers
Susannah Sayers
Margarette Sayers
Catharine Sayers
Sidney Sayers
Gorden Cecil Sayers
Willard Thomas Sayers

Sources (5)

  • Thomas Sawyers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas W. Sayers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • T W Sawyers, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 January 1839Tazewell, Virginia, United States
  • Children (10)

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    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. 


    Age 19

    Historical Boundaries 1833: Greene County created from Crawford County


    Age 31

    Historical Boundaries 1845: Hickory County created from Benton and Polk counties

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sayer , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name is also established in Ireland.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair; see Sears .

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

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