Jesse Spencer Saunders

1861–1948 (Age 87)
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jesse Spencer

When Jesse Spencer Saunders was born on 18 February 1861, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Zimriah Saunders, was 26 and his mother, Mary M. Hamilton, was 22. He married Elizabeth C Morris on 30 September 1877, in Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Troy Township, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Uwharrie, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 30 December 1948, in Hamlet, Richmond, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Spencer Saunders
Elizabeth C Morris
Marriage: 30 September 1877
Claude Calvin Saunders
James S Saunders
Calvin OR ALVIN Claude Saunders
Myrtle Saunders

Spouse & Children

30 September 1877
Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States


  • Claude Calvin Saunders


  • James S Saunders


  • Male1886–1954Male

  • Myrtle Saunders


Parents & Siblings

  • James Zimriah Saunders


  • Female1839–Female



World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 1

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Saunder, reduced vernacular form of Alexander .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jesse S Saunders, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessee S Saunders, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Saunders in entry for Calvin C Saunders and Ellen Lake, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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