James Sanders

Male 1716 - 1834  (117 years)


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  • Name James Sanders 
    Born 17 Jul 1716 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 28D2565077AE443B9AF97C288BC874397B4F 
    Died 1834  Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1418  Bennett, Harrison, and Herron Families
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2018 

    Family Alice,   b. 14 Apr 1741,   d. 17 Sep 1809  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Sanders,   b. 7 Oct 1768,   d. Bef 1850  (Age < 81 years)
     2. Isabel Saunders,   b. 25 Feb 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Sanders,   b. 6 Jan 1772,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elenor Saunders,   b. 14 Apr 1774,   d. 17 Sep 1794  (Age 20 years)
     5. Elizabeth Sanders,   b. 6 Feb 1772,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Agnis Sanders,   b. 9 Apr 1778,   d. Bef Aug 1847  (Age < 69 years)
     7. Robert Sanders,   b. 7 Sep 1783,   d. Bef 1840, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 56 years)
     8. William Thomas Sanders,   b. 15 Jul 1783,   d. Nov 1874  (Age 91 years)
     9. Anna Sanders,   b. 1785,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • A family bible record exists for James and Alice Saunders. The Family Bible of Thomas Womack Saunders and Mary M. Hair includes pages from the older bible of james and Alice Saunders. The following information is from the older pages:

      “Family Record
      Births:
      James Sanders senr. was born July the 17th 1716 and departed this life in May the 17th 1834.
      Alice Sanders wife of James Sanders was born April the 14th 1741 and departed this life September the 17th 1809.
      Elenor Sanders daughter of James Sanders and Alice his wife was born April 14th 1774 & departed this life in September the 17th day of 1794.
      James Sanders son of James Sanders and Alice his wife was born the 7th of October 1768.
      Isabel Sanders daughter of James Sanders and Alice his wife was born the 25th of February 1770.
      John Sanders son of James Sanders and Alice his wife...was born January...6th 1772.
      Elizabeth Sanders...ter of James Sanders...Alice his Wife was bo...February the 6th 17...
      Agnis Sanders daug...of James Sanders and ...his wife was born Apr... 9th 1778.
      Robert Sanders Son ...Sanders and Alice his...was born September 7th...
      William Sanders son...James Sanders and Al...his wife was born Ju...15th 1783
      Anna Sanders daughter ...James Sanders and Al...his wife was born...the 13th 1785."

      on the back of the above page is the following:

      “Family Record
      Marriages

      ...eason C. Saunders married to mary Ann ...omack the 29th march...D. 1842
      Alfred W. Saunders married to Rutha...ach the 27th march...the year of our lord 1833"

      The entry above is for Reason C. Saunders and Mary Ann Womack - Alfred W. Saunders and Rutha Roach.


      CENSUS:
      1790 Census Rockingham Co., N.C. p.169 - James Sanders Senr. 2 m. 16+/3m. 16-/ 6f.
      1800 Census Rockingham Co., N.C. p.475 - James Sanders 1m. 10-16/1m.16-26/1m.45+/2f. 0-10/1f.10-16/1f.16-26/1f.45+
      1810 Census Rockingham Co., N.C. p.20 - James Sanders Sr. 1m. 45+/1f.16-26/4 slaves
      1820 Census Rockingham Co., N.C. p.584 - James Sanders 1m. 45+
      1830 Census Rockingham Co., N.C. p.333 - living with Jane Saunders 1m. 5-10/1m. 10-15/2m. 15-20/1m.20-30/1m.100+/1f.0-5/1f.30-40

      CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF DEEDS, DOCUMENTS, AND EVENTS:
            21 Mar 1752 - Halifax Co. VA - James Sanders 400 acs on the Little Creek on South side of Childry's Creek beginning at a Red Oak mark'd I.S. thence up both sides.
            1767 - Rockingham Co. NC - James Sanders mentioned in Court Minutes
            Before 1778 - Rockingham Co. NC - James Saunders purchased land from William Hill; The deed from Hill to Saunders was never recorded but the 1786 deed mentions the various transactions. The land was granted to James Sims by Granville in 1760 and was sold by Sims to Hill in 1763.
            21 Nov 1778/22 Oct 1782 - Rockingham Co. NC - James Saunders entered and granted a claim for 500 acres. (Book A, p.110)
            March 1781 - Col. Wm. Washington and Cap. Rob Kirkwood encamped their troops on James Saunders Farm on the 16th, 17th, and 18th.
            1786 - Rockingham Co. NC - James Saunders began selling his land according to source (c) (See source (h) for deeds)
            26 Nov 1800 - Rockingham Co. NC - James Saunders to son William, 363 acre farm that included the mill
            12 Oct 1810 - Rockingham Co. NC - James Saunders to (daughter?) Jane, two slaves Nancy and Lucy
            1829 - Rockingham Co., NC - James Saunders deed slave Sofae to (daughter?) Jane.
            1834 - Rockingham Co., NC - Lorenzo Dow Saunders, son of Jane, received a slave, Suckey, from grandfather? James Saunders. The deed stated that James was about to depart from this world and had only one slave left to dispose of.