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Descendants of Richard Johnson
and Lucy Hunter

Submitted by Erick D. Montgomery

© 2006

Rev. Richard Johnson settled in Sumner County, Tennessee in about 1806. He moved there with his wife and children from Louisa County, Virginia.  He was born abt. 1760, in Hanover County, Va.  At this writing the names of Richard’s parents are uncertain. It is inferred from his pension application, and that of his brother, John Johnson, that the family lived in Hanover County, Virginia at least through the end of the Revolutionary War.

The Revolutionary War pension file of John Johnson includes in his affidavit that he was born in Hanover County on 14 May 1762.  His application was made in Marion County, Indiana on 6 October 1835 and there is a reference to his brother, Richard, who was a minister of the gospel in Sumner County, Tennessee.  Obit of John Johnson.  Richard Johnson gave a deposition in Sumner County in 1829 for his acquaintance, Samuel Higgason, who was also born in Hanover County.  (See Richard Johnson, 1829)

Richard Johnson was also soldier in the American Revolution, and entered the service from Hanover County, Virginia in May 1777 for seven weeks in the regiment commanded by Col. William Dandridge and Major Thomas Johnson. He was in Capt. Robert Dabney's militia company and marched from Hanover to Williamsburg, and was discharged at the end of seven weeks. In July 1778 he again entered the militia for three months from Hanover County in the regiment commanded by Col. Flemming, and Major Robert Dandridge in Capt. John Anderson's company. He marched from Hanover County through the City of Richmond, James City and Charles City and was stationed at Cabin Point in Surrey County, Virginia. He was then "pressed" by Capt. James Waller in July 1779, one of the commissioners of the Army of the United States, and served for three months, being discharged at Meadow (?) Bridges in the State of Virginia. Once again he entered the militia service from Hanover County in the year 1781 [sic. Probably should be 1780] and served one month in the regiment commanded by Col. Charles Dabney, in Capt. Fox's company. In January 1781 he enlisted in the Continental Line of the United States from Hanover County, Virginia and served twelve months in the regiment commanded by Col. Harvey, in Capt. Martin Hawkins company as an artificer in the shoe making business. They marched from Hanover County to the Old Barracks in Albemarle County, Virginia and then to the City of Richmond, where he was discharged at the end of twelve months.  

On 21 February 1783 in Louisa County, VA Richard Johnson was married to Lucy Hunter, daughter of George and Mildred (Austin) Hunter of Louisa County, and granddaughter of Andrew  and Jane Hunter of Hanover and Louisa Counties, Virginia. Lucy was born there on 25 November 1763 and was baptized by Parson William Douglas on 5 January 1764. (Her tombstone gives her date of birth as 25 November 1764, but is evidently off by one year). Her siblings were Austin (b. 6 June 1761, and baptized 5 July 1761), Ann (b. 9 August 1766, and baptized 20 September 1766), David (b. 24 March 1769, and baptized 21 May 1769) and Samuel (b. 12 January 1773, and baptized 9 May 1773). George Hunter died in Louisa County, Virginia in about 1805, survived by his wife, Mildred and three children, Austin Hunter, Samuel Hunter and Lucy Johnson.

Richard and Lucy (Hunter) Johnson were the parents of eleven children: George H., Mary, Richard C., Benjamin J., Samuel, Nancy M., Austin, David L., Nathan S., Andrew W. and Sarah W. The Johnsons moved to Sumner County, Tennessee in about 1806. All of their children were born in Virginia, except Sarah, who was born in Tennesee after the family's move.

By 1816 Richard Johnson was listed in the Sumner County, Tennessee tax records as owning 167 acres on the East Fork of Bledsoe Creek. This continued for a number of years, although he sold 50 acres to John Mabry in 1818 and 24 acres, also to John Mabry in 1823. In 1837 he sold land to his son, Benjamin Johnson.

Early in life Richard Johnson espoused the cause of Methodism, and became an active local preacher in Virginia. He was ordained as a deacon of the Methodist Episcopal Church by Bishop Francis Asbury in September 1799 while still living in Virginia. In November 1812 he was ordained elder of the M. E. Church by Bishop McKendree at Fountain Head, Sumner County, Tennessee. He was well known in the Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Richard Johnson deeded a one acre lot on 20 March 1819 to the Trustees of Providence Methodist Episcopal Church, who were named as Richard Baskerville, John Crenshaw, Richard Johnson [the grantor], Samuel Johnson, Richard C. Johnson, Austin Johnson and Chism Davis. According to the deed, "they shall erect a house of worship for the Methodists in the United States of America." This was taken from his own land on the waters of the East Fork of Bledsoe Creek just south of Bethpage.

Richard Johnson was allowed a pension of $68.80 per annum by the United States Congress beginning in 1832 based on his service during the Revolutionary War. His wife, Lucy (Hunter) Johnson died on Christmas Day, 25 December 1839. Richard continued to preach as long as he was able to ride horseback, and died 22 June 1849 of dropsy, in his 90th year. (Obit) Lucy's grave in the family cemetery on Chipman Road south of Bethpage, bears an inscription with her name and dates of birth and death, although the date birth is off by one year, giving it as 1764 rather than 1763 as shown in the Douglas Register. An indecipherable stone next to Lucy's is undoubtedly the grave of Richard Johnson, the Revolutionary soldier, shoemaker, Methodist preacher and farmer. Richard Johnson's Last Will and Testament was dated 19 November 1848 and proved in the Sumner County Court during the November term 1849. He specifically named ten living children and provided for the heirs of his son, Austin Johnson, but did not name them in the will. Estate of Rev. Richard Johnson.
Children of Richard Johnson and Lucy Hunter:

  1. George H. Johnson, b 1784 - 1790 in Louisa County, Va.  He married twice, first to Elizabeth Hunter in Louisa County, Va. on 9 December 1805. Elizabeth died before 1844 in Sumner County, Tn.  Children of George H. Johnson and Elizabeth Hunter:
    • Mary Johnson, b abt. 1810 in Sumner County, Tn.
    • Daughter Johnson b between 1810 - 1815 in Sumner County, Tn..
    • Daughter Johnson b between 1810 - 1815 in Sumner County, Tn.
    • Daughter Johnson b between 1815 - 1820 in Sumner County, Tn.
    • Son Johnson b between 1820 - 1825 in Sumner County, Tn.
    • Son Johnson b between 1825 - 1830 in Sumner County, Tn.

    George H. Johnson married 2nd to Mildred Turner (b abt. 1820) in Sumner County, Tn. on 23 December 1844. Bondsman was A. K. Luckydo.  George made purchases at his father's estate in 1849, he is on the 1850 Sumner census, but neither he nor Mildred are found on the 1860 census for Sumner County.  Known children of George H. Johnson and Mildred Turner:

    • Parilee Johnson, b abt 1847 in Sumner County, Tn.
    • Richard Johnson, b abt 1849 in Sumner County, Tn.
  2. Mary Johnson, b abt 1786 in Louisa County, Va. Little is known of Mary Johnson.  She is named in her father's will, written in 1848.  It is unknown who she married, but it is likely that she married a Johnson because of the information found in a loose record.  Possible child of Mary Johnson and Unknown:
    • Martha Ann Johnson b abt 1816.  Married Thomas Jefferson Flowers in Sumner County, Tn. on 5 May 1838. In  Lawsuit # 13467, Enoch Simpson vs. Nelson Turner, 1848 - 1849, during the disposition of Martha A. Johnson Flowers, age 30, she explains her relationship to Martha Jane Johnson Turner Simpson (dau of Austin Johnson and Ann Elizabeth Corley) in this way, "My mother and her father is own brother & sister ".  It was thought that Martha Ann Johnson Flowers was the daughter of Nancy M. Johnson and Thomas A. Johnson, but, according to her various census ages, she would have been born long before Nancy Johnson and Thomas Johnson married.   Unless Nancy was married previously to another Johnson, then Martha Ann Johnson must have belonged to Mary.  Martha Ann Johnson and Thomas J. Flowers were living in Sumner County, Tn. in 1850. By 1860, they had moved to Lafayette County, Mo. and remained there until after 1870.  In 1880 they were living in Fannin County, Tx.  Martha and Thomas have marked graves in the Virginia Point Cemetery in Fannin County, Tx., but no inscriptions are on the graves other than their names.  Children of Martha Ann Johnson and Thomas J. Flowers: 
      1. Mary E. Flowers, born Abt. 1836 in Tennessee.
      2. Lenora A. Flowers, born 29 October 1844 in Tennessee, died, 8 January 1910 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.  Buried in the Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.  She married George W. Helm in Lafayette County, Mo. on 16 December 1867.  Known children of George W. Helm and Lenora A. Flowers:  Martha Ella, b Sept., 1868, Lulu F., b Nov., 1870, and Anna, b abt. 1874.  
      3. William M. Flowers, born Abt. 1847 in Tennessee.
      4. Susan A. Flowers, born Abt. 1849 in Tennessee.
      5. James Flowers, born Abt. 1851 in Tennessee.
      6. Andrew Flowers, born Abt. 1853 in Tennessee.
      7. Roxanna Medora Flowers, born Abt. 1857 in Missouri.
      8. Samantha Flowers, born Abt. 1859 in Missouri.
  3. Richard Collins Johnson, b 19 November 1789 in Louisa County, Va., died in Lafayette County, Mo. 10 September 1881.  He is buried in the McKendree Cemetery.  He married Frances Turner, daughter of John Turner and Elizabeth Bailey.  Frances was born in Virginia and died bef 1850.  Deed of Gift: Lafayette County, Missouri Record of Deeds, Book G, Pages 470 - 471  Children of Richard Collins Johnson and Frances Turner:
    • John Johnson
    • Elizabeth Johnson, born abt. 1818 in Tennessee. She married Jonas Meador 15 Feb 1853 in Lafayette Co, Missouri; born abt. 1817 in Tennessee.  Elizabeth was a widow in 1880 and living with her father.
    • David Johnson, born abt. 1820 in Tennessee.  David married Emeline Unknown.  She was born abt 1816 in Tennessee and died bef 1880.  Child of David Johnson and Emeline Unknown:
      1. Frances A. Johnson, b abt. 1850 in Missouri.  She married Abraham Saylor. He was b abt. 1845 in Illinois.  She was a widow by 1880, living with her father.  Children of Frances A. Johnson and Abraham Saylor:
        1. David Saylor, b abt. 1877 in Missouri.
        2. Henry Saylor, b abt. 1879 in Missouri.
    • Turner Johnson.
    • Almira Johnson, born abt. 1826 in Sumner Co, Tennessee.
    • Albert Johnson, born abt. 1828 in Sumner Co, Tennessee.
    • Sarah Ann Johnson, born abt. 1830 in Tennessee.  Married Lewis Boroughs in Lafayette Co., Mo. on 11 May 1856.
    • Ira C. Johnson, born abt. 1831 in Tennessee
    • Richard A. Johnson, born abt. 1833 in Tennessee
  4. Benjamin J. Johnson, born abt 1791 in Louisa County, Va.,  died 20 May 1868.  Benjamin married 1st to Rebecca Turner, dau of John Turner and Elizabeth Bailey, sister of Frances Turner Johnson.  They had 8 children.  He married 2nd to Mary C. "Polly" Payne, dau of Robert Payne and Sarah Beard, and 3rd to Phebe Jane Northam, dau of Eli Northam and Mary McDowell.  Benjamin and Phebe had 5 children.  (See Descendants of Benjamin J. Johnson.)
  5. Samuel Johnson, b abt 1796 in Louisa County, Va.  The 1840 Sumner County census has the following for Samuel Johnson:  1 WM under 5; 2 WM 5-10; 1 WM 10-15; 1 WM 15-20; 1 WM 40-50 1 WF under 5; 1 WF 10-15; 1 WF 15-20; 1 WF 40 -50; 0 slaves. 10 total in household. 4 work in agriculture  It is unknown who Samuel married or where.  He is not in Sumner County after 1840.
  6. Nancy M. Johnson, b 9 April 1797 in Louisa County, Va., d 1 January 1877 in Gallatin County, Illinois. She married in Sumner County on 8 January 1822 to Thomas A. Johnson, b 21 October 1798 in Va., d 27 December 1852 in Gallatin County, IL.  Her brother, David, was the bondsman.  Nancy and Thomas are buried in the Crawford Cemetery, Ridgeway, Gallatin County, Illinois.  Children of Nancy M. Johnson and Thomas A. Johnson:
    • Nathan S. Johnson, b 28 September 1824 in Tennessee, d 1 August 1846 in Gallatin Co., Illinois.
    • Sarah J. Johnson, b 1 June 1828 in Tennessee.
    • Thomas Jefferson Johnson, b 28 July 1831 in Tennessee, d 9 August 1895 in Gallatin County, Illinois.  He married 1st to Serina Atkinson on 24 February 1858 in Gallatin County, Illinois.  She was b 22 December 1838 in Kentucky, d 25 May 1865 in Gallatin County, Illinois. Children of Thomas Jefferson Johnson and Serina Atkinson:
      1. Nathan A. Johnson b 1 December 1858 in Gallatin County, Illinois, d 28 March 1879 in Gallatin County, Illinois.
      2. Hiram Johnson b abt. 1859 in Gallatin County, Illinois, d bef. 1870.
      3. David A. Johnson, b 27 November 1861 in Gallatin County, Illinois, d 19 October 1902 in Los Angeles County, California.  He married Margaret M.
      4. Sarah A. Johnson, b 5 October 1863 in Gallatin County, Illinois, d 11 September 1891 in Gallatin County, Illinois.  Sarah married Daniel Mulligan Willis, Jr. on 2 March 1883 in Gallatin County, Illinois.  He was b 1 November 1861 in Gallatin County, d 2 May 1926 in Harrisburg, Illinois.  Children of Sarah A. Johnson and Daniel Mulligan Willis, Jr.:
        1. Infant Willis b 30 December 1883.
        2. David Fredrick Willis, b  30 July 1885 in Ridgeway, Gallatin County, Illinois, d 28 February 1963 in Williamson County, Illinois.  He married Laura Edith Allen 2 January 1906 in Ridgeway, Gallatin County, Illinois, b 13 June 1885 in Gallatin County, d 20 January 1978 in Saline County, Illinois.
        3. Laura Willis, b 20 January 1888 in Gallatin County, Illinois, d 26 January 1957 in Saline County, Illinois.  She married William Franklin Kimbro, b 22 May 1884, d 18 June 1949.
        4. Florence Willis, b 11 December 1889 in Gallatin County, Illinois, d abt. 1962 in Spokane, Washington.  She married 1st to Phillip Rollman and 2nd to Byrd Lee Maxwell.
    • Lucy Ann Johnson, b 9 January 1836 in Illinois, d 1 May 1874 in Ridgeway, Gallatin County, Illinois. She married Dr. David Tilford Bozarth 7 Oct 1855 in Gallatin County, Illinois.  He was b 28 May 1811 in Hardin County, Ky., d 18 November 1878 in Pope County, Illinois.
      1. Thomas Jefferson Bozarth, b abt 1857 in Illinois.  He married Keziah Jane Kanady 15 August 1880 in Gallatin County, Illinois.
      2. John A. L. Bozarth, b abt 1867 in Illinois.
  7. Austin Johnson, b abt 1799 in Louisa County, Va., d 23 December 1847 by drowning in Davidson County, Tennessee.  Austin Johnson was married three times, 1st to Ann Elizabeth Corley, dau of Austin Corley, in Wilson County, Tn. (3 children) 2nd to Barodill B. White, dau of Robert White and Lucretia Unknown, in Sumner County, Tn. (2 children), and 3rd to Mary M. Holt in Sumner County, Tn. (2 children).  See Descendants of Austin Johnson.
  8. David L. Johnson, b 18 November 1800 in Louisa County, Va., d 25 October 1884 in Sumner County, Tn. buried in the Parker Cemetery.  David L. Johnson was married twice, 1st to Thankful Anderson, on 7 September 1830 in Sumner County, Tn., bondsman John H. Turner.  Thankful Anderson was b 9 October 1807, d  6 March 1849.  She is buried in the Anderson-McLin Cemetery in Sumner County.  Children of David L. Johnson and Thankful Anderson:
    • William Johnson, b 19 Jun 1831 in Sumner Co, Tennessee; d 27 Oct 1832 in Sumner Co, Tennessee.  Burial Anderson-McLin Cemetery.
    • Martha Ann Johnson, born 16 May 1833 in Sumner Co, Tennessee; died 04 Mar 1849 in Sumner Co, Tennessee.  Burial Anderson-McLin Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

    David L. Johnson married 2nd to Elizabeth Collier in Sumner County, Tn. on 6 June 1850, bondsman Edward P. Tyree, marriage performed by Edward McMillian.  Elizabeth Collier b 23 October 1828 in Kentucky, d 9 February 1899 in Sumner County.  She is buried in the Parker Cemetery. Children of David L. Johnson and Elizabeth Collier:

    • Georgia Ann Johnson, born 19 Mar 1851 in Tennessee; died 25 Mar 1911 in Gallatin, Sumner Co, Tennessee.  She is buried in the Bethpage Cemetery.  She married in Sumner County on 14 Nov 1871 to James S. Tomkins, b 31 Aug 1840 in Tennessee, and died 16 Jul 1876 in Sumner Co, Tennessee.  He is buried in the Gallatin Cemetery.  Child of Georgia Ann Johnson and James S. Tomkins:
      1. Joseph M. Tomkins, born Nov 1872 in Tennessee, married Daisy G. Perdue, dau of M. B. Perdue in Sumner County on 21 December 1895 (Marriage Index).  Daisy is buried in the Bethpage Cemetery.  Children of Joseph M. Tomkins and Daisy G. Perdue:
        1. Catherine Tomkins, b abt. 1898 in Sumner County, Tn.
        2. James Virgil Tomkins, born 10 Sep 1902; died 12 Oct 1903, burial Bethpage Cemetery.

      Georgia Ann Johnson married 2nd to John Wesley Malone 4 Jan 1883 in Sumner Co, Tennessee, son of James Malone and Keturah Hanna. He was born 9 Sep 1846 in Tennessee. Child of Georgia Ann Johnson and John Wesley Malone:

      1. Laura Hanna Malone, born 9 Jun 1889 in Tn.  She married Roy Wendell Phillips on 9 September 1911.  He was the son of Willie Phillips and Gertrude Rogers.  He was b21 December 1891 in Wilson County, Tn., d July 1971, Old Hickory, Davidson County, Tn.  They had five children.
    • Catherine "Kate" Johnson, born Nov 1857 in Tennessee; died 1943 in Sumner Co, Tennessee. She married Larry W. Walker 21 December 1874 (Marriage Index). He was born 28 Jan 1855 in Columbus, Mississippi, and died 21 Feb 1918 in Gallatin, Sumner Co, Tennessee.  They are both buried in the Gallatin Cemetery.  Children of Catherine Johnson and Larry W. Walker:
      1. David D. Walker, born 30 Nov 1878 in Tennessee; died 19 Feb 1946. He married Rebecca P. Gourley; born 18 Sep 1882; died 29 Nov 1963.  Both are buried in the Gallatin Cemetery.
      2. Robert J. Walker, born 17 Jun 1882 in Tennessee; died 09 Jan 1949.  Buried in the Gallatin Cemetery.
      3. Pauline Walker, born Jul 1895 in Tn.  She married Harry B. Elliot, b in Tn in abt 1896.  In 1920, Pauline and Harry were living in Logan County, Oklahoma.
      4. Susie Walker, born Abt. 1903 in Tn.
      5. Mildred Walker. She married ___ Baber.  She lived in Nashville at the time of her father's death in 1918.
  9. Nathan S. Johnson, b 16 November 1802 in Louisa County, Va., d 9 November 1860 in Dangerfield, Titus County, Texas. Burial in the Methodist Cemetery, Dangerfield.  Married Sarah Patton, dau of Neely Shaw Patton and Elizabeth Ann Vannoy abt 1833.  Sarah was b in Noah, Bedford Co., Tn. 13 November 1810, d in Dangerfield, Tx. on 16 February 1863.  Burial in the Methodist Cemetery, Dangerfield, Tx.  Nathan was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, just like his father.  Some resources say that he began his career in the ministry to the Tennessee Cherokees. He moved to Coffee County, Tn. before 1840, although he returned to Sumner at some point as is evidenced by his name being listed on the sale of personal items from his father's estate.  He moved to Titus County, Tx. before 1860.  Known children of Nathan S. Johnson and Sarah Patton:
    • Lucy H. Johnson(shown as L. A. E. Johnson on the 1860 census), born 8 October 1834 in Tn., d 3 February 1882.
    • Mary Jane Johnson, b 2 October 1836 in Tn., d in LaFayette, Tx.  She married William Walter Adams, b March, 1831 in Mississippi, d December, 1897 in LaFayette, Tx.  Both are buried in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, LaFayette, Tx.
    • Robert R. Johnson, b 26 January 1839 in Tn., d 31 October 1869.
    • Eliza A. Johnson, b 29 April 1841 in Coffee County, Tn., d 14 June 1868.
    • Melissa T. Johnson b 13 April 1843 in Coffee County, Tn. d 23 December 1848 in Coffee County, Tn.
    • Richard Neely Johnson, b 3 November 1844 in Coffee County, Tn., d 1 April 1908 in Commerce, Hunt Co., Tx.  He married Sarah R. Griffin abt. 1867, b 18 December 1839 in DeSoto County, Mississippi, d 1 August 1906 in Commerce, Hunt County, Tx.  Burial in the Rosemont Cemetery, Commerce, Hunt County, Tn.
    • Henry B. Johnson, b 13 January 1846 in Coffee County, Tn., d 26 January 1846 in Coffee County, Tn.
  10. Andrew Waddell Johnson, b 4 May 1805 in Louisa County, Va, d 13 April 1885 in Marshall County, Tn. He married Susan Ellis on 4 September 1838. Susan was b on 12 January 1816, d 21 April 1898.  They are both buried in the Beechwood Cemetery, Cornersville, Marshall County, Tn. There are no deeds for Andrew in Sumner County but he is mentioned with the other children in Richard's will.   He was not listed in the sale of Richard's personal possessions in 1849. He was a witness to a deed of mortgage from Austin Johnson to Richard Johnson as guardian for Austin's three minor children, Martha, Richard, and Mary.  The deed is dated 13 April 1832. Andrew was living in Bedford County, Tn. in 1850 and married to Susan F. On this census, he was a merchant with no children, age 45.  His wife Susan F. was born in Tn., age 35.  A Tabitha Ellis, age 10 and J. W. Crutcher, age 23, a merchant's clerk (both born in Tennessee) were residing in Andrew's household. In 1860 Andrew was in Giles County, Tennessee (Cornersville, which later became Marshall County, Tn.) age 55 and a merchant. It appears the census taker made mistakes with names in this household and tried to make corrections, marking through portions of it.  Andrew's wife is listed as "Jane C." age 44, but in the household of William Harris, just below Andrew, his wife is  also Jane C., age 44. This William Harris was a merchant as well, and had the same property value as Andrew Johnson.  In 1870, Giles County, Tn. Andrew is 65 years old, a teacher of vocal music, born in Va.  His wife is Susan, age 56, born in Tn.
  11. Sarah W. Johnson, b 1 November 1808 in Sumner County, Tn., d 20 April 1882 in Gordonsville, Logan County, Ky. Burial in the Doyle Cemetery, Logan County, Ky.  She married William A. Saunders 17 Jan 1831 in Sumner Co, Tennessee. He was b 5 Jun 1805 in Virginia, d 12 Feb 1888 in Gordonsville, Logan Co, Kentucky, burial in the Doyle Cemetery.  Children of Sarah W. Johnson and William A. Saunders:
    • Joseph H. Saunders, b 23 September 1831 in Sumner Co, Tennessee; d 20 September 1908. He married Martha C. Sadler 22 Sep 1856 in Logan Co, Kentucky. She was born 20 February 1831, and died 4 March 1913.  Both are buried in the Doyle Cemetery, Logan Co., Ky.  Children of Joseph H. Saunders and Martha C. Sadler:
      1. Sarah Etta Saunders, born 20 Jul y1857; died 11 December 1861.  Burial Doyle Cemetery, Logan Co., Ky.
      2. Jesse W. Saunders, b 5 November 1858; d 7 October 1866. Burial Doyle Cemetery, Logan Co., Ky.
    • John A. Saunders, b 6 March 1834 in Sumner Co, Tennessee; d 17 August 1863. He married Frances Ann Parrish. She was born 16 Oct 1833, and died 26 Dec 1919.  Both are buried in the Doyle Cemetery, Logan Co., Ky.  Children of John A. Saunders and Frances Ann Parrish:
      1. Eliza J. Saunders, b 29 October 1858. She married George Talley 1 Oct 1884 in Logan Co, Kentucky.
      2. Judith E. Saunders. She married Hugh Mallory 4 Oct 1888 in Logan Co, Kentucky.
    • Richard J. Saunders, b 22 April 1836 in Sumner Co, Tennessee; d 15 September 1862.
    • Benjamin T. Saunders, b 1 May 1839 in Sumner Co, Tennessee; d 5 February 1863, burial Doyle Cemetery, Logan Co., Ky.  He married Mary S. Unknown.  Child of Benjamin T. Saunders and Mary S.:
      1. Luriler Saunders, b 30 November 1860; d 28 May 1868.  Burial in the Doyle Cemetery, Logan County, Ky.
    • Robert Saunders, b abt. 1842 in Sumner Co, Tennessee.
    • Lucy E. Saunders, b abt. 1844 in Logan Co, Kentucky. She married William T. Purvis 3 Sep 1868 in Logan Co, Kentucky.
    • Matilda C. Saunders, b bet. 1846 - 1848 in Logan Co, Kentucky. She married George Mallory 4 Nov 1874 in Logan Co, Kentucky.
    • Mary F. Saunders, b abt. 1850 in Logan Co, Kentucky.

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