This couple was my g-g-g grandparents. They left Kentucky and moved to (I believe) Missouri, Iowa and then Fannin County, Texas. Any and all information about this family and their genealogy would be greatly appreciated. Here's what I know about them and their 15 children.
James Saunders, husband b. 24 Jan 1805 in Frankfort, Franklin Co. KY m. 28 Jan 1830 in "" d. 30 Jan 1867 in Fannin Co.? Texas buried: Old Pilot Grove Cem. Grayson Co. TX
Nancy Jane Hardin or Jane Hardin, wife b. 6 June 1814 in KY? d. 26 Aug 1899 in Fannin Co.? Texas buried: Old Pilot Grove Cem. Grayson Co. TX
The following are their children:
1. James Saunders; James William Saunders b. 8 Nov1830 in Iowa? or Il? m. d. 3 April 1831 in Iowa? or Il? buried: ?
2. John Saunders; John Edward Saunders b. 7 Dec 1831 in Missouri m. d. after 1900, possibly in Idaho buried: Idaho?
3. William Saunders; William Bartlett Saunders b. 2 Nov 1833 in Missouri m. d. April 1899 in Placerville, Idaho buried: Placerville, Idaho
4. Anne Eliza Saunders; Anliza Saunders b. 30 June 1835 in Henry Co.? Iowa m. 1st: date unknown to man with surname of Freeman; supposedly killed in Civil War m. 2nd: 1865 to Wiley Kelly Garrett in TX d. 24 Nov 1875 in Collin Co.? TX buried: Old Pilot Grove Cem, Grayson Co. TX
5. James Saunders; James Pittman Saunders b. 7 June 1837 in Iowa m. d. 8 March 1865 near Cairo, IL, possibly a Civil War related death buried:
6. Sarah Saunders; Sarah Jane Saunders b. 30 June 1838 m. d. ?? Not sure if she died 1 Aug 1839 or lived much longer b.
7. Mary Saunders; Mary Frances Saunders b. 30 Nov. 1839 m. d. 1911 buried:
8. Daniel Saunders; middle name: Brainard/Brainerd/Braward?? b. 29 June 1841 in Iowa m. d. 10 Nov 1901 buried: Old Pilot Grove Cem. Grayson Co. TX
9. Henry Saunders; Claybourn Saunders; Henry Claybourn? or Claybourn Henry?? b. 24 Mar 1843 in Iowa m. 9 Aug 1875 to a Josephine Daniel or a Tennessee Josephine Daniel d. buried:
10. Clark Saunders; Clark Hardin Saunders b. 17 Jan 1845 in Iowa m. date unknown; married Julia Daniel d. buried:
11. Harrison Saunders; Harrison Taylor Saunders b. 29 Sept 1846 in Iowa m. 1st: 25 July 1865 to Eugenia Carter m. 2nd: to Nancy Jane Diggs d. 29 Sept. 1923 in Knippa, Uvalde Co. TX buried:
12. Isadora Saunders; Isadora "Dora" Jane Saunders b. 9 July 1849 in Iowa m. to Thomas Jefferson Looney d. buried:
13. Charles Saunders; Charles Richard Saunders b. 11 Mar 1851 in Iowa m. 2 Sept 1874 to Amanda Ball; Amanda Zuela Ball d. 24 July 1889 in Fannin Co? TX buried:
14. Oliver Saunders; Oliver Perry Saunders b. 17 May 1853 in Fannin Co.? TX m. d. buried:
15. Amanda Saunders; Amanda Caroline Saunders b. 9 Mar 1855 in Fannin Co? TX m. 20 Feb 1877 to A.H. Moreland or Moland d. buried: