Saunders

Henry Saunders

b.abt.1552 Downton, Wiltshire, England, parents ukn
m.1572 Downton, England; Sibyl ______
b.abt.1552

  1. John Saunders b.1572 d.July 1670

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John Saunders

b.1572 Weeks, Downton Parish, Wiltshire, England; s/o Henry and Sibyl Sanders
d.July 1670 Salem, MA
m.Feb. 4, 1610 Downton, Wiltshire, England; Alice Coles
b.1591 Downton Parish, Wiltshire, England; d/o Barnaby Coles
d.1636 Salem, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Saunders b.1613 d.Sept. 28, 1643 Newbury, MA
  2. Elizabeth Saunders b.1614
  3. Sarah Saunders b.Aug. 20, 1615 d.Nov. 1, 1679 Salisbury, MA
  4. Joseph Saunders b.1617 Downton, MA d.1689
  5. Moses Saunders b.1622

FROM Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700, by Holmes: JOHN, came to N.E. 1638, at Newbury, Mass., 1642, an original grantee Salisbury, Mass., returned to England, 1655.
JOHN, son of the preceding, came to N.E. 1635, locating at Hampton, N.H., before 1643, removed Wells, Maine, 1645.

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John Saunders

b.1613 Weeks, Downton Parish, Wiltshire, England; s/o John Saunders and Alice Coles
d.Sept. 28, 1643 Newbury, MA
m.1636 Salem, MA; Hester or Esther Rolfe
b.April 2, 1616 Melchett Park, Wiltshire, White Parish, England; d/o John Rolfe and Joane Ann Coles
d.Newbury, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Saunders b.Nov. 1, 1640 Salem, MA d.Nov. 26, 1694 Salem, MA
  2. James Saunders b.1643/44 Haverhill, MA d.Dec. 9, 1721 Haverhill, MA
  3. Sarah Saunders b.Aug. 20, 1646 Newbury, MA m.(1 or 2)1669 Peter Turbat d.1699 m.(1 or 2)Daniel Goodwin

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James Saunders

b.1643/1644 Haverhill, MA; s/o John Saunders and Hester [or Esther] Rolfe
d.Dec. 9, 1721 Haverhill, MA
m.Jan. 14, 1669 Haverhill, MA; Sarah Page
b.July 15, 1651 Haverhill, MA; d/o John Page and Mary Marsh
d.March 23, 1685 Haverhill, MA

CHILDREN all born at Haverhill, MA included:

  1. ______ Saunders b.abt.1669 d.March 17, 1680
  2. James Saunders b.May 30, 1671 d.June 13, 1671
  3. John Saunders b.June 6, 1672 d.Sept. 8, 1737
  4. Sarah Saunders b.Aug. 7, 1674 d.April 23, 1698
  5. Elizabeth Saunders b.Nov. 28, 1676 d.Feb. 15 1677
  6. ______ Saunders b.March 17, 1680 d.March 17, 1680
  7. Avery Saunders b.May 22, 1682 d.July 15, 1683

FROM Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700, by Holmes: JAMES, took oath of allegiance, Haverhill, Mass., 1677.

John Saunders

b.June 6, 1672 Haverhill, MA; s/o James Saunders and Sarah Page
d.Sept. 8, 1737 Haverhill, MA
m.Dec. 26, 1695 Amesbury, MA; Mary Sargent
b.Oct. 14, 1674 Amesbury, MA; d/o Thomas Sargent and Rachel Barnes
d.April 25, 1752 Amesbury, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Saunders, Jr. b.Aug. 25, 1696
  2. Sarah Saunders b.June 16, 1699 d.June 11, 1756
  3. Thomas Saunders b.May 14, 1701 d.Dec. 17, 1718
  4. Mary Saunders b.Feb. 2, 1703
  5. James Saunders b.July 11, 1707
  6. Jacob Saunders b.July 4, 1710 d.April 6, 1792
  7. Rachel Saunders b.Apr. 22, 1713 d.Sept. 3, 1790

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James Saunders

b.July 11, 1707 Haverhill, MA; s/o John Sanders and Mary Sargent
m.(1)Ruth Sweet
m.(2)abt.1731 Elizabeth Estes

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Saunders b.1732

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Thomas Saunders

b.April 6, 1731; s/o James Saunders and Elizabeth Estes
d.1786 Deer Isle, ME
m.May 1, 1755 in Hampton, NH; Hephzibah Chase
b.1731

CHILDREN included:

  1. Elizabeth Saunders b.1752 d.Feb. 6, 1835 Deer Isle, ME, m.ca.1780s John Dow

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