Xlibris, Nov 27, 2007 - History - 432 pages
In general approach and content, this book resembles Alex Haley's best-selling novel, Roots, except that this work contains no fiction. It chronicles thirty generations and a thousand years of Sanders (and Saunders) family evolution beginning before England's earliest days and ending across the Atlantic in colonial Virginia and eventually frontier and later Kentucky. Family figures are portrayed in their own distinctive historical contexts and an extensive genealogy focused on old world lineage is appended. Nearly a thousand chapter notes on sources and names are furnished to assist readers interested in discovering their own ancestry.
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Abbey acquired Agnes apprenticeship Aston born Bristol brother Carmarthenshire Caroline County Carroll County Catholic Cavaliers and Pioneers century Charlwood church colony County Deed Book Court Courtenay daughter death decade died Eagle Creek early Edward Elijah Elizabeth England English Erasmus Erasmus Saunders Erasmus's Essex County evidently father feudal Forks of Elkhorn Francis Gallatin County Gallatin County Deed Genealogical Gloucestershire held Henry Saunder Henry's Hugh Sanders Hugh's hundred acres inherited James Jenet John Kentucky land later Lewis lived London Manor of Battailes Margaret marriage married Mary Mynne named Nathaniel Sanders Nicholas Saunders Norfolk Owen County Pembrokeshire perhaps probably purchased Ralph records Richard River Robert Sally Sanders Family Sanderstead Saunders of Charlwood Saunders of Ewell Saxon seems settlement Sir Leonard slaves sold Southwark Spelman Spotsylvania County Stratton surname Surrey Syon Syon Abbey Tenby Thomas Saunders Thomas's tobacco trade Victoria History Vintners Wales Watkin wife William Saunders