Almon Sanders was born before 1765. He appears in the household of Fauntleroy Dye in the 1787 personal property tax list, listed as a male over age 16. In 1788, he is listed as his own entry, indicating he is 21 years of age or older. Almon Sanders posted bond for the marriage of William Roach and Nancy Butler December 16, 1805. He leased two hundred acres of land on the Rappahannock River from Fauntleroy Dye in 1810. He was enumerated in the 1810 census showing a household profile of: one male under ten years of age; one male 10-15; two males 16-25; one male over 45; two females under ten; one female 10-15; four females 16-25; and one female over 45. Almon Sanders married Martha “Patsy” Dye. Presley Sanders was listed in the household of Almon Sanders in 1803, 1806, and 1809. Richard Sanders appeared in the tax lists in the household of Almon Sanders in 1810 and 1811. Reuben Sanders is listed in the household of Almon Sanders in the 1809 tax list. Presley Sanders witnessed a marriage bond for Nancy Saunders and Joshua Jones in Mercer County, Kentucky in 1819. Nancy Saunders’ mother was listed as Patsy Saunders. Almon Sanders likely died before 1820, as his wife “Patsy” and Presley Sanders are found in Mercer County, Kentucky, listed in the census. Known children of Almon Sanders and Martha “Patsy” Dye are: Nancy, Mary Ann and Presley . Other confirming information is needed to name Richard and Reuben Sanders as their sons.
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