'Sanders03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Saunders of Largay, Saunders of Newtown Saunders, Saunders of Saunders Court, Saunders of Saunders Grove, Saunders of Tullig

Commoners (vol 4, Saunders of Saunders' Grove) reports that "This family is of very ancient descent, and has been clearly ascertained by documents from the Heralds' College to be derived from the lords of Insbruck, in Germany. "Sir Harloven Saunders," says the old family pedigree, "came into England in or about the year 1370, deriving his origin from Robert, Lord of Insbruck, who was second brother of Rodolph, Count of Hapsburgh, and subsequently Emperor." "
Robert Saunders in co. Wexford, Governor of Kinsale (co. Cork (a 1657, Colonel)
m. Sarah FitzHerbert (dau of Henry Owen FitzHerbert of Staffordshire)
1. Joseph Saunders of Saunders Court, co. Wexford (d before 11.05.1682)
  m. Jane Whitfield (dau of Henry Whitfield of Dublin, m2. Lord Chief Justice Robert Doyne)
  A. Richard Saunders of Saunders Court, Sheriff of co. Wexford (a 1717, 1715)
  i. Jane Saunders (bpt 20.12.1704, d 20.03.1747)
  m1. (08.1725) William Worth of Rathfarnham
  m2. (16.03.1730/1) Arthur Gore, 1st Earl of Arran (d 17.04.1773)
  B. Dorothy Saunders
2. Robert Saunders of Dublin (d before 14.12.1708, Serjeant-at-law, MP)
  A. Joseph Saunders of Newtown Saunders, co. Wicklow (dsp before 28.11.1730)
  B. Robert Saunders of Dublin (d before 18.12.1732)
  m. Anne
  i. Anderson Saunders (b 1694, a 1723)
  a. Robert Saunders of Ballinastra, co. Wexford (d 1767)
  m. Martha
  (1) Anderson Saunders of Newtown Saunders
  (A)+ issue - Anderson (Captain), Richard
(2) Joshua Saunders
  m. Hannah McWilliams
  (A) Richard Donovan Saunders (bpt 18.10.1776)
  (3) Bartholomew Saunders
  ii.+ other issue - Richard, Avis
  C. Morley Saunders of Saunders Grove (b 1671, a 1713, MP)
  m. Frances Goodwin
  i. Cordelia Saunders 'of Saunders Grove'
m. George Pendred of Saunders Grove (d 24.04.1741)
  Their eldest son, Morley, inherited Saunders Grove and adopted the name Saunders.
  D. daughter
  m. Benjamin Fish
3. Anderson Saunders of Newtown Saunders, co. Wexford (d 1717, MP)
  m. Elizabeth Battersby
  A. Anderson Saunders of Newtown Saunders (b 1716)
  m1. Lucy Wynne (dau of Owen Wynne of Hazelwood)
  i. Richard Saunders of Newtown Saunders
m. Anne Parker
  a. Owen Saunders of Largay 'of Newtown Saunders & Ballinderry' (d 1831)
  m. (1799) Mary Anne Sadleir (dau of Richard Sadleir of Sadleir's Wells)
  (1) Richard Saunders of Largay (b 27.1.1800, d 1881) had issue
  m1. (05.08.1821) _ Day (d 12.1834, niece of Sir John Day of Bengal)
m2. (sp?) Jane (widow of Richard Leigh of Hawley House)
  (2) Henry Owen Saunders of Greyfort & Kilavalla House, co. Tipperary (b 1805, d 1880) had issue
  m. (1832) Ellen Moore (dau of Rev. Matthew Moore of Moorefort)
  (3) Eleanor Elmina Saunders (d 01.08.1863)
  m. (06.04.1825) Thomas Sadleir of Castletown
  (4) Margaret Jemima Saunders (d 14.11.1845)
  m. (16.02.1836) Sir Edward Synge of Syngefield, 3rd Bart (b 1809, d 1884)
  b.+ other issue - John Robert, Anderson, Richard, Belinda, Anne Mary, Ellen, Jane
  ii. Joanna Saunders
  m. (11.1759) Thomas Townley Dawson of Kinscaly
  m2. Elizabeth Wallbanke Childers of Cantley Lodge
  iii.+ other issue - Anderson, William, Elizabeth
4. Elizabeth Saunders
  m. John Puckle of New Ross
5. Mehetabel Saunders probably the Mehetabel who married ...
  m. (c11.1679) Joshua Paul of Rathmore (d 1689)
6.+ other issue - Rebecca, Hannah, Bethia, Mary, Bathsheba, Jane



Robert Saunders of Tullyganter, co. Kerry (d before 22.02.1708-9)
m. Barbara Meredith (dau of William Meredith of Dicksgrove)
1. William Saunders of Tullig, co. Kerry
  m. Margaret Herbert (dau of Arthur Herbert of Currens, son of Thomas of Muckross, cousin)
  A. Arthur Saunders of Currens (co. Kerry) 'of Killarney' (d before 05.06.1789)
  m. Lucy Boulton
  i. William Herbert Saunders of Tullig, co. Kerry (cleric)
  m. Alice Freeman (d 01.1791, dau of William Freeman of Glannamore (by Eliza, dau of Isaac Watkins of Old Court by Elizabeth Davies), widow of Robert Lane)
  a. Arthur Saunders of Tullig
  m. Mary Charlotte Morgan (dau of Col. _ Morgan)
(1) Arthur William Saunders of Tullig
  (2)+ other issue - George, Jane Whatton
  b. William Herbert Saunders (d unm, M.D.)
  c. John Saunders of Cork (d 04.1845) had issue
  m. Catherine Rogers (d 1820, dau of Noblett Rogers of Lota (by Mary, dau of Archdeacon Michael Davis), widow of Michael Morrison)
  ii. John Saunders of Sackville, co. Kerry
  m. Frances Lloyd (dau of Thomas Lloyd of Beechmount by Ellen, dau of Thomas Lloyd of Killodromin)
  a. Arthur Lloyd Saunders
  b. Ellen Saunders
  m. Rev. Hawtrey Andrews (son of John of Firmount)
  c. Mary Saunders
  m. _ Durant of Tonge Castle, Salop
  iii. Lucy Saunders
  m. (20.10.1770) Richard Meredith of Annaghmore & Dicksgrove (d 1821, cousin)
  iv. Barbara Saunders
  m. (02.12.1783) Peter Dumas
  v. Mary Saunders
  m. _ Joice
  vi. Charity Saunders (d unm)
  vii. Frances Saunders
  m1. Alexander Haynes
  m2. _ Young
  viii. Zenobia Anne Saunders
  m. John Mahony
2. daughter
  m. George Eager
3. Mary Saunders
  m. _ Fitzmaurice
4.+ other issue - Thomas, Edward, Robert

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1886 (Saunders of Largay), BLGI1912 (Saunders of Kilavalla)
(2) For lower section : BLGI1912 (Saunders of Tullig)
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