Henry Saunders II

Henry Rowland Saunders II (1865 - 1924)

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Henry Rowland Saunders II
Born in Nassau, Bahamasmap
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Henry Rowland Saunders II was born in Nassau, Bahamas in 1865 to Samuel Preston Saunders and Teresa Elizabeth Menendez Saunders.

He married Florence Fuller, daughter of Henry Weld Fuller and Sarah Rockwood Ladd Fuller, 13 May 1886 at Christ Church Cathedral, Nassau. The couple had two sons: Henry Fuller Saunders, who died tragically in a boating accident in Maine, and Goddard Weld Saunders.

The Saunders resided in Nassau until 1894 when they moved to New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York. They appeared there in the 1900 Federal Census - Rowland working as a manufacturing chemist.

Sometime after 1915, Rowland, Florence, and Goddard Saunders moved to Manhattan; Rowland was an "advertising specialist."

Henry Rowland Saunders II died 23 May 1924 in Manhattan, Borough of New York, at 59 years of age. He was buried in Chicago, Illinois at the Oak Woods Cemetery.


"Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJDZ-7KMT : 9 August 2017), Roland Saunders and Florence Fuller, 1886.

United States Patent Office - A Holder for Tins or the Like. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 515,369, dated 27 February 1894. Application filed 7 June 1893. "Henry Rowland Saunders, of Nassau, New Providence."

1900 United States Federal Census for HR Saunders New York, Westchester, New Rochelle, Ward 02, District 0094.

New York, State Census, 1905 for Henry Saunders, Westchester, New Rochelle, Ward 02, E.D. 02.

U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 for Henry R Saunders, New York, New Rochelle, 1907 New Rochelle, New York, City Directory, 1907.

U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 for Henry R Saunders, New York, New Rochelle, 1915, New Rochelle, New York, City Directory, 1915.

1920 United States Federal Census for Henery R Saunders, New York, New York, Manhattan Assembly District 11. District 0847

"New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WLP-F9H : 10 February 2018), Henry Rowland Saunders, 23 May 1924; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 2,031,608.

Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Plot: Calm Vista. Find A Grave Memorial# 22756205.

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