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James Saunders

Also Known As: "Sanders"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: December 09, 1721 (78)
Haverhill, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Saunders, of Salem and Priscilla Saunders
Husband of Sarah Saunders and Hannah Saunders
Father of John Sanders; Sarah Eaton; Avery Page Sanders; Child Saunders; James Sanders and 7 others

Managed by: Flemming Allan Funch
Last Updated:

About James Saunders

Links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts_Bay_Colony


https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Sanders-692

'James (Sanders) Saunders (1643 - 1721)

James Saunders formerly Sanders aka Sanders

Born 3 Sep 1643 in Massachusetts

Son of John (Saunders) Sanders and Hester (Rolfe) Saunders

Brother of Hester Saunders, John (Saunders) Sanders,

Ruth Saunders, Sarah (Saunders) Turbut [half], Mary Saunders,

Abigail Saunders, Joseph Saunders and Elizabeth (Saunders) Sanders

Husband of Sarah (Page) Saunders —

married 14 Jan 1668 (to 23 May 1685) in Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts

Husband of Hannah (Tewksbury) Saunders —

married 20 Oct 1687 (to 9 Dec 1721) in Haverhill,Essex Co., Massachusetts

Father of James Saunders, John Saunders, Sarah (Saunders) Eaton,

Elizabeth Saunders, Archibald Saunders, Avery Saunders, Avery Saunders,

Henry Edward Saunders, Jacob Saunders, Elizabeth Saunders,

Judith (Saunders) Crocker and Nathaniel Saunders

Died 9 Dec 1721 in Haverhill, Essex, Co., Massachusetts

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Sanders-692 created 3 Jan 2011 | Last modified 2 Nov 2016

Biography

James Sanders was born about 1643 in Massachusetts.

There is no record of his birth in Haverhill, Salisbury or Newbury.

He married first, Sarah Page, daughter of John Page and

Mary Marsh Page in 1669; and second, Hannah Tewksbury, in Haverhill in 1687.

He died in 1721.

Wikipedia entry:

James first married Sara Page in 1669 - she had 9 children and died in 1685.

He secondly married Hannah Tewksbury in 1687.

John Saunders and his brother James occupied jointly the farm at Boxford

which their Grandfather had received grant of in 1651.

Both were interested in lands at Haverhill and it was probably through inheritance.

James was appointed to the General Court and in 1710 was appointed

selectman and repeatedly represented Haverhill.

Judge Nathaniel Saltonstall was chosen to preside over the

Salem witch trials in the 17th century; however, he found the trials objectionable

and recused himself. Historians cite his reluctance to participate in the trials

as one of the reasons that the witch hysteria did not take as deep a root

in Haverhill as it did in the neighboring town of Andover,

which had among the most victims of the trials.

However, a number of women from Haverhill were accused of witchcraft,

and a few were found "guilty" by the Court of Oyer and Terminer.

One of the initial group of settlers, Tristram Coffin, ran an inn.

However, he grew disenchanted with the town's stance against his strong ales,

and in 1659 left Haverhill to become one of the founders of the settlement at Nantucket.

Name Saunders, James Born Abt 1643 Died 9 Dec 1721

Family 1 Page, Sarah, d. 23 Mar 1685 Married 14 Jun 1669 Haverhill, MA

Family 2 Tewkesbury, Hannah, Married 20 Oct 1687 Children Saunders, Henry, b. 1688

Marriage

Husband: James Sanders Wife: Hannah Tuxbury Marriage:

Date: 20 OCT 1687 Source: #S366 Page: 123-401 Title: United Ancestries

1. James1 SAUNDERS was born in 1643/4[1] and died in Haverhill,

Essex co., MA on 9 December 1721;

he was 78[2]. Perhaps he was born in Hampton, Rockingham co., NH;

which would possibly link him with the NewHampshire Saunders family from the Isle of Shoals.

On 14 January 1669 when James was 26, he first married Sarah PAGE, in Haverhill, Essex co., MA[1,3,4,5,6,7]. Sarah died on 23 March 1685/6 in Haverhill, Essex co., MA[2] . They had the following children: 2 i. James1 3 ii. John 4 iii. Sarah 5 iv. Elizabeth1 6 v. James2 7 vi. [unnamed child] 8 vii. Avery1 9 viii. Avery2 Generation: G8 Grandparents Person Numbers: 2036/2037

On 20 October 1687 when James was 44, he second married Hannah TEWKSBURY, in Haverhill, Essex co., MA[1,3,6,8,9,10]. Hannah died on 24 September 1746 in Haverhill, Essex co., MA[2] . They had the following children: 10 i. Henry 11 ii. Jacob 12 iii. [unnamed child] 13 iv. Elizabeth2 14 v. Judith 15 vi. Nathaniel 12/24/02 ©1992-2002 Kristin C. Hall http://xenia.media.mit.edu/~kristin

Sources

Case, Lynn M. and Sanderson, Page. The Family of John Page of Haverhill, Massachusetts - A Comprehensive Genealogy from 1614 to 1977. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1978.

http://www.kristinhall.org/fambly/SaundersMA/SaundersMARegisterReport.pdf

Savary, A. W. Savary, (William Briggs, Toronto: 1913), p 85.

American Marriages Before 1699.

U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700.

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988. Newbury Marriages, page 437.

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988. Haverhill Marriages, page 276.

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988. Haverhill Deaths, page 467.

James Saunders Homepage Saunders Genealogy The Gorman Family Haverhill documents.

Acknowledgments

Alan Whitman, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Alan and others.

Thanks to Beth Babcock for starting this profile.

WikiTree profile Sanders-1539 created through the import of Steve Sanders family tree_2011-08-28.ged on Aug 30, 2011 by Steve Sanders.



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GEDCOM Source

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James Saunders's Timeline

1643
1643
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1669
1669
Age 26
1671
May 30, 1671
Age 28
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1671
Age 28
1672
June 6, 1672
Age 29
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1674
August 7, 1674
Age 31
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1676
November 28, 1676
Age 33
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1679
April 24, 1679
Age 36
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1680
March 17, 1680
Age 37