Stephen C Saunders

28 March 1813–22 March 1894 (Age 80)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Stephen C

When Stephen C Saunders was born on 28 March 1813, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Nimrod Saunders, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Ricketts, was 28. He married Heiksey H. Simmons on 8 January 1838, in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cane Hill Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1860. He died on 22 March 1894, in Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Stephen C Saunders
Amy Moore
Marriage: 25 October 1853
William Harrison Sanders
Alexander Sanders
Mary Mollie Saunders
James R Sanders
Martha Ellen Sanders

Spouse and Children

25 October 1853
Hardeman, Tennessee, United States


    William Harrison Sanders


    Alexander Sanders


    Mary Mollie Saunders



    Martha Ellen Sanders


Parents and Siblings



    Greene B Saunders


    Sarah Saunders


    Nathan Saunders




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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

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 16

Historical Boundaries - 1829: Washington, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Washington, Arkansas, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Stevin Sanders, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Stephen Sanders, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Stephen Sanders, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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