William Saunders

17 December 1812–8 December 1885 (Age 72)
Cropthorne, Worcestershire, England

The Life Summary of William

When William Saunders was born on 17 December 1812, in Cropthorne, Worcestershire, England, his father, Thomas Saunders, was 21 and his mother, Mary Southam, was 14. He married Elizabeth Hunt on 8 June 1837, in Wyre Piddle, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Trenton, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 8 December 1885, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Saunders
Elizabeth Hunt
Marriage: 8 June 1837
Emily Jane Saunders
William Sanders
Abel John Sanders
Charles Henry Sanders
David Albert Sanders
Mary Ann (Polly) Sanders
Clara Elizabeth Sanders
Louisa Maria Sanders

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1837Wyre Piddle, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 31
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey and Kent): variant of Sander , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • William Sanders, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • William Sanders in entry for Romanzo Z. Norcross and Louisa M. Sanders, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • William Sanders in entry for David Albert Sanders, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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