Samuel Tilden Saunders
- Born: 22 Nov 1873, Holy Neck, Nansemond Co, VA.
- Marriage: Lydia Cristie Barnes circa 1902
- Died: 17 Jan 1925, Windsor Township, Isle of Wight Co., Va. at age 51
- Buried: 19 Jan 1925, Beaver Dam Baptist Church Cemetery, Carrsville, Isle of Wight Co., VA
Cause of his death was Pistol shot wounds in head - blows from blunt instrument - homicide.
The 1910 Federal Census for Windsor Township, Isle of Wight Co., Va. records Sam T. (34 - VA/VA/VA) and Lidia C. (33 - VA/VA/VA) Saunders having been married for 7 years with no children. Sam is a Retail Merchant in General Merchandise.
The WWI Draft Registration Card for Samuel Tilden Saunders records his date of birth as 22 Nov 1875 and his wife as Cristie B. Saunders. Samuel lives in Carrsville and is a Merchant. His physical description is tall with medium build and brown eyes and dark hair.
The 1920 Federal Census for Windsor Township, Isle of Wight Co., Va. District 5, page 238A, dated January 4, 1920 records Sam T. (44 - VA/VA/VA) and Lydia C. (43 - VA/VA/VA) Saunders living in Carrsville Village. Sam is a Merchant in a Retail Store.
Virginia, Death Records, 1912-201
Name: Samuel Tilden Saunders (married)
Residence: Carrsville, VA
Age at Death: 48
Birth Date: 1877 in Isle of Wight Co., VA
Death Date: 17 Jan 1925
Death Place: Isle of Wight, Virginia
Burial: Jan 19, 1925 at Beaver Dam Church
Registration Date: 19 Jan 1925
Spouse: Christie Saunders
Samuel married Lydia Cristie Barnes, daughter of Richard Tilman Barnes and Edith Devilla Beale, circa 1902. (Lydia Cristie Barnes was born on 12 Jul 1876 in Virginia, died on 17 Jul 1960 in Newsoms, Southampton Co., VA and was buried on 19 Jul 1960 in Beaver Dam Baptist Church Cemetery, Isle of Wight Co., VA.) The cause of her death was Cerebral Vascular Accident.