Biography of William H. Saunders


Saunders, William H., Hamburg, p. o. Athol Springs, was born in the town of Brant, Erie county, N. Y., October 31, 1830. He was educated in the district schools, has had a variety of occupations and is now a retired farmer. He has married twice; first on February 15, 1853, to Sophia W. Allen; they had three children: Alice L., Laura M. and Frank W. Alice L. married Dr. Douglas Joyce of Buffalo; Laura married Mr. Knapp; Frank W. married Virginia Martin of Hamburg, N. Y. Mrs. Saunders died September 4, 1893, and he married on January 2, 1895, Mrs. EmmaJ. Doyle. Mr. Saunders's father, Henry, was born in Rhode Island and came to this town when a young man. He married twice; first to Lydia Clough of Hamburg, and for his second wife he married Naomi Beason.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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