Thomas David Saunders, Sr.

Born: November 19, 1812 in Bedford County, Virginia
Sex: Male
Married: 1. unknown date to Mildred Morgan
  2. November 20, 1834 in Bedford County, Virginia to Susan Sabra Burnett
Died: July 14, 1862 in Bedford County, Virginia




Daniel Green Saunders, Sr.   Frances Elizabeth Davis


Mildred Morgan
Susan Sabra Burnett


Daniel Green Saunders
Frances E. Saunders
Nancy E. Saunders
James Goob Saunders
Mary Jemima Saunders
Louise Margaret Saunders
Susan Sabra Saunders
John Henry Saunders, Sr.
Thomas David Saunders, Jr.
William Bruce Saunders
George Edgar Saunders

Died of Palsy
Marriage bond dated Nov. 10, 1834 (Automated Archives Inc. Marriage Records, Southern States, Vol. 1 (CD 229))
Information provided by Danny Saunders lists Thomas David Saunders' birthdate as November 4, 1835.
Cemetery lists birthdate as Nov. 10, 1812, death date as July 11, 1862, Radford Cemetery, Bedford, Virginia
Place of Burial: First buried at Ivy Cliff, now buried at Radford Baptist Church, Bedford County, Virginia

Sources: Melvin A. Scott, Raney Collection, (Vol. 59, 60), Roanoke Public Library, Roanoke, Virginia
Viemister, Peter, A History of Bedford County, (Lynchburg Library, Lynchburg, Virginia).
Saunders file #1, Bedford County Museum, Bedford County, Virginia
Saunders file #2, Bedford County Museum, Bedford County, Virginia
Hinshaw "Encyclopedia of Amer. Quaker Genealogy," Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, Virginia
Automated Archives Inc., Marriage Records, Southern States, Vol. 1 (CD 229))
Ann Chilton, Bedford County, Virginia Birth Records 1853-1856, (Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, Virginia).
Cemetery, Radford Baptist Church Cemetery, Moneta, Virginia.
Cemetery, Saunders Family Cemetery at Smith Mountain Lake State Park near Big House, Bedford County, Virginia.
Hopkins, Leftwich-Turner Families of Virginia, and Their Connections., (Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, Virginia and Bedford Library, Bedford, Virginia 1931).
Mary Denham Ackerly and Lula Eastlman Jeter Parker, Our Kin, (C. J. Carrier Company, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1999).
Newspaper, The Bedford Bulletin, "Postage stamps have historic connections with Bedford area," February 22, 1989, p7A.

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