Elizabeth Saunders

about 1821–
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Saunders was born about 1821, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, John Gardiner Saunders, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Ann Woodcock, was 28.

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John Gardiner Saunders
Nancy Ann Woodcock
Anna Jane Saunders
George Woodward Saunders Jr
Elizabeth Saunders
Mary S Saunders
Letitia G. Saunders
Robert Woodcock Saunders
Amanda Saunders
Julena K Saunders
John Henry Saunders
William or Walter Silas Saunders

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World Events (3)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
Age 0
A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
Age 3
“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 4
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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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