Lorenzo Dow Saylors

Male7 January 1852–15 April 1918

Brief Life History of Lorenzo Dow

When Lorenzo Dow Saylors was born on 7 January 1852, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Saylors, was 34 and his mother, Jane Price, was 32. He married Alice Curtee Runnels on 18 December 1870, in White, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 7, White, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 15 April 1918, in White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States.

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Lorenzo Dow Saylors
Alice Curtee Runnels
Marriage: 18 December 1870
John Lorenzo Saylors
Laura Jane Saylors
Amanda Jane Saylors
Bessie Saylors
Abe Saylors
Lou Saylors
James M. Saylors
William Harley Saylors
Luna Saylors

Sources (15)

  • Lorenzo Sayles in household of Abraham Sayles, "United States Census, 1860"
  • L. D. Saylors, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"
  • L.D. Saylars, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1870White, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 10

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 18

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Saylor , with excrescent -s.

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

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