Patty Russell Saunders

1775–19 March 1813 (Age 38)
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Patty Russell

When Patty Russell Saunders was born in 1775, in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Saunders, was 21 and her mother, Martha Russell, was 20. She married James Tryon in June 1797, in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 19 March 1813, in her hometown, at the age of 38, and was buried in West Cemetery, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Tryon
Patty Russell Saunders
Marriage: June 1797
Ruth Tryon
James Tryon Jr.
Eliza Tryon
David Tryon
Mary Tryon
Esther Tryon
Jeremiah W. Tryon
Cornelia Marie Tryon

Spouse and Children

June 1797
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 6

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 11

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Polly or Patty R Saunders, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Patty R. Tryon, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Patty Tryon, "Find A Grave Index"

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