James Thomas Saunders
- Born: Abt 1842, Isle of Wight Co., VA.
- Marriage: Sarah Olethia Holland on 30 Jan 1868 in Nansemond Co, VA.
- Died: After 1880, Holy Neck, Nansemond Co, VA
The 1850 Federal Census for the Eastern District, Isle of Wight Co., Virginia records James T. Saunders (9) with his parents John (39) and Lavinia (32) Saunders and siblings Mary J. (13), Margaret E. (11), Frances C. (7), and John M. (5). John is a farmer and has real estate valued at $500.
By 1860 James has lost his father: The 1860 Federal Census for the Eastern District, Isle of Wight Co., Virginia, Smithfield P. O. records James T. Saunders (17) with his mother Lavinia (40) Saunders and siblings M. E. (18), F. C. (13), and John M. (11). Lavinia is a farmer and has real estate valued at $400 and a personal estate at $400.
See general notes on his wife, Sarah O. Holland, for 1870 and 1880 census facts.
James married Sarah Olethia Holland, daughter of John James Holland and Margaret Ann Milteer, on 30 Jan 1868 in Nansemond Co, VA. (Sarah Olethia Holland was born about 1850 in Nansemond Co, VA. and died in Sep 1891.)