SAUNDERS, William and Matilda
From: Wisborough Green, Sussex
Year of Emigration: 1832
New information on Petworth emigrants:
Refer to page 270 in Assisting Emigration:
A fourth child of William and Matilda Saunders “not found” was Emma. Born on 21 April 1828 at Wisborough Green and baptised on 18 May 1828 at Coldwaltham, Sussex.William and Matilda had four more children born in the US. William Saunders became a Justice of Peace, as well as a Brickmason.
First destination in North America:
Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas. William’s first wife Matilda is buried in Indiana. A daughter of William and Matilda, Susan Saunders Uhl, my direct line, remained in Indiana.
Letters, Documents & Photos Owned by the Submitter:
1860 letter from William Saunders to daughter, Susan Saunders Uhl, photos of Susan Saunders Uhl and her husband, Peter. Family information, parish records, census records, vital records, deeds.