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Mary Rebecca Fleming Saunders
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1845
Reedsville
Mifflin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 15, 1921
Stringtown
Adams County
Iowa, USA

Aged 75y 7m 15d,

SS Della & John

Mary was born 30 September 1845 in Brown Township, Mifflin County near Reedsville, PA. Her parents were William Fleming 1798-1863 and Eliza Ellis 1824-1849 who was William's 3rd wife of 4 wives. Mary was a grandaughter of Joseph Fleming and Elizabeth Martin of Pennsylvania and a great grandaugher of Elizabeth Clark and John Martin who was killed in 1777 in the American Revolutionary War in Pennsylvania.

Mary was educated in Mifflin County, PA and came to Mercer County, Illinois to teach school where she met John Saunders and they were married at Keithsburg, Illinois where they were residents at the time on 16 February 1871.

She died 15 May 1821 in Fairfield Hospital at Fairfield, Iowa while living with her daughter Anna Belle and husband, Forrest Wright. She is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Lenox, Iowa. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Fleming (1797 - 1863)
  Eliza Ellis Fleming (1824 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  John Saunders (1836 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  William Fleming Saunders (1871 - 1919)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Saunders Harmon (1873 - 1947)*
  John Elmer Saunders (1876 - 1939)*
  Della Saunders (1878 - 1904)*
  Duncan Stewart Saunders (1881 - 1947)*
  Charles Reid Saunders (1883 - 1960)*
  Dora S. Saunders Crow (1886 - 1969)*
  Anna Belle Saunders Wright (1889 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Ann Fleming Ellis (1831 - 1926)**
  Sarah Martha Fleming Main (1836 - 1897)**
  Nancy Margaret Fleming McAlevy (1839 - 1908)**
  Jane Eliza Fleming Fleming (1841 - 1906)**
  William Fleming (1843 - 1910)*
  Mary Rebecca Fleming Saunders (1845 - 1921)
  Robert T Ellis Fleming (1848 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Lenox
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Dorothy Kennedy
Originally Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Jul 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54642509
Mary Rebecca <i>Fleming</i> Saunders
Added by: Dorothy Kennedy
 
Mary Rebecca <i>Fleming</i> Saunders
Added by: Dorothy Kennedy
 
Mary Rebecca <i>Fleming</i> Saunders
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