Philip Sanders

5 November 1769–24 July 1854 (Age 84)
Brixton, Devon, England

The Life of Philip

When Philip Sanders was born on 5 November 1769, in Brixton, Devon, England, his father, Philip Saunders, was 33 and his mother, Ann Lang, was 33. He married Damaris Watts Woodman on 1 June 1792, in Plymstock, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 July 1854, in Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 84, and was buried in Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Philip Sanders
1769–1854
Damaris Watts Woodman
1771–1799
Marriage: 1 June 1792
Damaris Watts Saunders
1792–1848
Mary Saunders
1794–
Nancy Sanders
1795–
John Saunders
1796–
Catherine Sanders
1797–
Ann Saunders
1798–
James Sanders
1799–

Spouse and Children

    Male1769–1854Male

    Damaris Watts Woodman

    Female1771–1799Female

MARRIAGE
1 June 1792
Plymstock, Devon, England
children

(7)

    Damaris Watts Saunders

    Female1792–1848Female

    Mary Saunders

    Female1794–Female

    Nancy Sanders

    Female1795–Female

    John Saunders

    Male1796–Male

    Catherine Sanders

    Female1797–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Philip Saunders

    Male1736–1804Male

    Ann Lang

    Female1735–Female

siblings

(7)

    Mary Lang Saunders

    Female1759–Female

    Mary Saunders

    Female1766–Female

    Male1769–1854Male

    William Saunders

    Male1771–Male

    Ann Saunders

    Female1775–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 1

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 6

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and North German: patronymic from Sander 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Phillip Sanders, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
  • Philip Sanders, "England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Philip Sanders, "Prince Edward Island Death Card Index, 1721-1905"

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