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Capt Robert Walton "Captain Bob" Saunders, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1828
Death: Oct. 20, 1904

Robert Saunders was a Captain during the Civil War in the Confederate service. His sons were prominent farmers in Summers County, West Virginia.

Captain Saunders was a man of property, and one of the founders of the county. Early in life he located in the territory of Forest Hill District.

His first wife was Lina Miller, by whom he raised three children, Lewis, Rebecca and Mable. All died of diptheria during the Civil War.

The second wife was Sarah E. Meadows, daughter of Robert Meadows who lived near the old church on Greenbrier River. Their children were Edward Lee, Josephine, who married A. A. McDowell, A. H. and C. E. Saunders.

His third wife was Sallie A. Harvey, a daughter of Allen L. Harvey.

Source: The History of Summers County, West Virginia's Forest Hill Community
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Date: 22 Aug 1860
Place: Monroe, West Virginia
Bride: Sarah P. Meadows 19y
Groom: Robert W. Saunders 32y
Parents:
Mother: Isabella - Rebecca
Father: Robert Meadows- Robert W. Saunders _______________________________
Date: 1895 Place: Summers, West Virginia
Bride Groom
Name: Sallie Harvey Robert W Saunders
______________________________
NOTE: FOUND MARRIAGE RECORD FOR DAUGHTER of Anderson Pack
Robert W Saunders
Elizabeth J Pack 1854 Mercer Co WV
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Watson Saunders (1795 - 1883)
  Rebecca Martin Saunders (1797 - 1866)
 
 Spouses:
  Salina Milburn Saunders (1833 - 1857)
  Sarah Ellen Meadows Saunders (1841 - 1893)
  Sarah Ann Harvey Saunders (1853 - 1923)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Saunders*
  Sarah H Saunders (1853 - 1862)*
  Lewis Saunders (1854 - 1862)*
  Rebecca J. Saunders (1855 - 1862)*
  Nancy A. Saunders (1857 - 1862)*
  Edward Lee Saunders (1869 - 1961)*
  Allen Harvey Saunders (1874 - 1936)*
  Nora Mae Saunders (1880 - 1883)*
  Charles Ernest Saunders (1881 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery
Forest Hill
Summers County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Walter H. Pack Family
Record added: Dec 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102823838
Capt Robert Walton Captain Bob Saunders, Jr
Added by: Fickley
 
 
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Captain Robert Walton Saunders, C.S.A.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Mar. 31, 2015
Was just at his grave today. It is in Fairview Baptist Cemetery in Forest Hill.
- Fickley
 Added: Jun. 11, 2013
CAPTAIN IN CIVIL WAR FOR CONFEDERATES IN IRREGULAR GROUP CALLED THURMOND RANGERS. CALLED "CAPTAIN BOB" AFTER THAT.
- Walter H. Pack Family
 Added: Mar. 1, 2013
 
 
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