Tom McCabes Genealogy 2022


Given names
Birth 1839 48 42
Birth of a brotherThomas SAUNDERS
1841 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn SAUNDERS
1841 (Age 2 years)
Residence 1871 (Age 32 years)
Note: In 1871 census John Saunders and Ann Saunders are still living with their parents on the farm.
Death of a fatherJames SAUNDERS
December 21, 1875 (Age 36 years)
Note: It is reported that James Saunders was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery in nearby Prince Albert Ontario.
MarriageElizabeth Ann ROSEBURGView this family
December 6, 1881 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherMary
March 22, 1882 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
Florence May SAUNDERS
March 12, 1883 (Age 44 years)
1883 (Age 44 years)
Note: According to birth record of daughter Florence.
Death of a wifeElizabeth Ann ROSEBURG
April 21, 1886 (Age 47 years)
MarriageEllen WilsonView this family
July 19, 1886 (Age 47 years)
Railroad Employee
1886 (Age 47 years)

Residence 1886 (Age 47 years)
Death of a sisterJane SAUNDERS
after 1890 (Age 51 years)

Note: Jane was listed with her daughter Margaret Phair's family in Forwich in 1891 census of Ontario.
Death of a brotherWilliam SAUNDERS
January 7, 1918 (Age 79 years)

Note: The Wingham Times Dec 15, 1904
Death of a sisterMargaret SAUNDERS
October 26, 1918 (Age 79 years)
Note: Ontario, Canada, Deaths, Margaret Graham
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
6 years
elder sister
-2 years
elder sister
14 years
elder brother
5 years
3 years
younger brother
-14 years
elder brother
16 years
younger sister
Family with Ellen Wilson - View this family
Marriage: July 19, 1886Uxbridge, Ontario Co, Ontario
Family with Elizabeth Ann ROSEBURG - View this family
Marriage: December 6, 1881Brock Township, Ontario Co, Ontario
15 months


In 1871 census John Saunders and Ann Saunders are still living with their parents on the farm.


According to birth record of daughter Florence.


Only John Saunders on 1881 census is living in Uxbridge, Ontario North with a William & Esther Kydd. He is likely just a boarder. Ontario County and Durham County are close together.

Probable marriage(s) of John Saunders.

Marriage No 1. John Saunders, 35, b Ireland, living Uxbridge Tsp, s/o James & Mary married Eliza A Roseburgh, 22, 6 Dec 1881, Brock Tsp, Ontario County. Death record shows Elizabeth died a few months before John, a widower, married Ellen Wilson.

John Saunders, 45, b Ireland,widowed, living Whitby Tsp, railway employee, s/o James & Mary married Ellen Wilson, 52, widow, d/o of Gideon & Polly, witn: Mary A & Maggie Addison both of Uxbridge, 19 July 1886, Ontario County.


Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928 Name: John Saunders, Widower Birth Place: Ireland Age: 45 Father Name: James Saunders Mother Name: Mary Saunders Spouse Name: Ellen Wilson, Widow Spouse's Age: 52 Spouse Birth Place: Canada Spouse Father Name: Gedion Wilson Spouse Mother Name: Polly Wilson Marriage Date: 19 Jul 1886 Marriage County or District: Ontario

MarriageMarriage Entry for John Saunders and Ellen WilsonMarriage Entry for John Saunders and Ellen Wilson
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