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Saunders, George M.

Born: 1811-10-06 Kentucky

Died: 1898-05-12 Springfield, Illinois

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Saunders came to Sangamon County in 1828. In 1833, he married Maria L. Sampson, and together they had four children. She died in 1847, and Saunders remarried to Nancy Offill, with whom he had seven children. In 1860, Saunders was a carpenter.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 638-39; History of Sangamon County, Illinois(Chicago: Inter-State, 1881), 441; Gravestone, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Sangamon County, IL, 11.