James Thomas Saunders

7 January 1884–16 February 1936 (Age 52)
Waterloo, Franklin, Nebraska, United States

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Saunders was born on 7 January 1884, in Waterloo, Franklin, Nebraska, United States, his father, Andrew Alexander Saunders, was 28 and his mother, Finetta Almena Ann Harding, was 24. He married Cora August Ruth Blievernicht on 15 July 1925, in Stewart Township, York, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Clark Township, Dixon, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 16 February 1936, in Dixon, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Concord, Cass, Nebraska, United States.

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James Thomas Saunders
Cora August Ruth Blievernicht
Marriage: 15 July 1925

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    Cora August Ruth Blievernicht


15 July 1925
Stewart Township, York, Nebraska, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 14

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (2)

  • James T Saunders in household of Finnetta Saunders, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James T Saunders, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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