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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Benjamin Silas Saunders
Lockey W. Gochy Kasey
Malissa Jane Saunders
Emma Louise Saunders
John James Saunders
Robert Gilliam Saunders
Benjamin Leroy Saunders
Thomas Jasper Saunders
Mary Ella Saunders

Parents and Siblings



    Malissa Jane Saunders



    Robert Gilliam Saunders


    Benjamin Leroy Saunders


    Thomas Jasper Saunders


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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. 

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.

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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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