Lydia Saunders

7 May 1774–5 April 1849 (Age 74)
Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Saunders was born on 7 May 1774, in Westerly, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Charles Saunders, was 19 and her mother, Martha "Patty" Hull, was 18. She married George Saunders on 15 April 1790, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 5 April 1849, in Alfred, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

George Saunders
1766–1829
Lydia Saunders
1774–1849
Marriage: 15 April 1790
George Saunders Jr
1791–1845
Martha Saunders
1792–1868
Polly Saunders
1795–
Maxson Saunders
1805–1819
Schuyler Stuart Saunders
1809–1861
Mary R. Saunders
1796–1856
Meriba Belle Saunders
1797–1866
Burton H Saunders
1801–1879
Spicer Saunders
1805–1851
Elizabeth Saunders
1808–
William G Saunders
1809–
Benjamin Saunders
1811–
Avery Saunders
1814–
Charles A Saunders
1817–1876
Susanna A Saunders
1819–1898

Spouse and Children

    George Saunders

    Male1766–1829Male

    Female1774–1849Female

MARRIAGE
15 April 1790
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(15)

    George Saunders Jr

    Male1791–1845Male

    Female1792–1868Female

    Polly Saunders

    Female1795–Female

    Mary R. Saunders

    Female1796–1856Female

    Meriba Belle Saunders

    Female1797–1866Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 2

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 20

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Saunder, reduced vernacular form of Alexander .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Database: FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org)
  • Lydia Saunders, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Lydia in entry for George Saunders, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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