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James Saunders

Birthplace: Virginia
Death: 1826 (61)
Wilson, Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jesse Sanders and Jenny Ann Yancey
Husband of Levisa Saunders
Father of William Bowen Saunders; Samuel Saunders; James Yancey Sanders and Tabitha Moore Saunders
Brother of William Saunders; Sion B. Sanders; John Henry Sanders and John S Sanders

Managed by: William Anderson LaBach
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About James Saunders




James Saunders Will In the name of God aman I James Saunders being of sound mind and memory and calling to mind that man has once to Dy do make and ordain this my Last will and testament - In manner and Form following To wit - First I Recomend my sole to God who gave it to me and my body to be decently buried and as to my little goods or property that god Has given to me or that I posess I wish after my death to be disposed of in manner and form Followings, First my wish is that my wife Levisa Saunders keep every thing carefully in her hands to rase my children [on?] and for her ease and comfort while the first child is married then what seames resonable to spare out of sd property My wish is for him to have that much and so on with the Rest as they may marry leaving a competency for herself during life as she remains a widow that long but if my wife should marry on that day if she marrys my wish is that she has nothing more to do with the propererty but the court shall I have my wish appoint one or two of my sons guardians for the rest if they should be old and If not some prudent person of their choosing to manage while my son William and James Saunders shall come of proper age and my wish Is that they shall then manage for themselves sisters and brothers and that and equal division that place In my property both rail and personal between My six Children that I have had By s'd Levisa namily Marry Handly, Tabithat More, William Bowen, James Yancey, John Henry & Samuel Adams Saunders. My Children by my first wife I love out of this will altogether and should my wife never marry at her death all the property (land ?) as that remained in her possession is to be equally divided between my two daughters and four sons as above named and if my wife marry's I wish her to put up with a childs part during life.

Sign seald and delivered the 17th day of January 1825

In the presence of: William B______ Isaac Walton Richard Jones


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James Saunders's Timeline

Age 4
North Carolina
Age 35
March 11, 1816
Age 51
Age 61
Wilson, Tennessee, United States