Emma Louise Saunders

about 1861–
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Emma Louise

When Emma Louise Saunders was born about 1861, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin Silas Saunders, was 39 and her mother, Lockey W. Gochy Kasey, was 39. She lived in Staunton Magisterial District, Bedford, Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Silas Saunders
1822–1901
Lockey W. Gochy Kasey
1822–
Malissa Jane Saunders
1847–1877
Emma Louise Saunders
1861–
John James Saunders
1849–
Robert Gilliam Saunders
1850–1908
Benjamin Leroy Saunders
1855–1935
Thomas Jasper Saunders
1856–1913
Mary Ella Saunders
1857–1879

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Malissa Jane Saunders

    Female1847–1877Female

    Male1849–Male

    Robert Gilliam Saunders

    Male1850–1908Male

    Benjamin Leroy Saunders

    Male1855–1935Male

    Thomas Jasper Saunders

    Male1856–1913Male

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 0

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 33

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Emma L Saunders in household of Benj S Saunders, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma Saunders in household of Benj Saunders, "United States Census, 1880"

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