Col. Robert Hyde SAUNDERS ID#4926, b. 1756, d. October 1833
Father*John Hyde SAUNDERS1 d. a 1768
Birth*Col. Robert Hyde SAUNDERS was born in 1756 in Henrico County, Virginia. 
He was the son of John Hyde SAUNDERS.1 
WillIn John Hyde SAUNDERS's will dated 2 February 1768 in Cumberland County, Virginia, Col. Robert Hyde SAUNDERS was named as an heir.1 
Military*Lt. Robert H. Saunders, resigned from the First Virginia State regiment on 8 June 1778.
The Virginia Gazette, Friday, July 10, 1778. 
Marriage*He married Mary JUDE on 17 June 1784 in Powhatan County, Virginia.1,2 
Marriage*Col. Robert Hyde SAUNDERS married Lucy T. MAYO, daughter of Joseph MAYO Esq., on 1 February 1810 in Goochland County, Virginia. "-----On Thursday the 1st instant, by the Rev. Mr. Ford, at Mr. John Trevilian's, Goochland, Colonel Robert Saunders to the very amiable Miss Lucy Mayo, daughter of the late Joseph Mayo, Esquire, of Powhatan." The Enquirer, Richmond, Virginia - Tuesday, February 13, 1810. Robert H. Saunders obtained a marriage bond on 17 January 1810 to marry Lucy T. Mayo. Goochland County Marriage Bonds 1730-1854, page 76. Family Search Library Film #007896741, image 226.1,3,4
Death*Col. Robert Hyde SAUNDERS died in October 1833 in Henrico County, Virginia. 

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Family 2

Lucy T. MAYO b. 27 Apr 1775, d. a 1834

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  1. [S3074] Hale, Nathaniel Claiborne, Roots In Virginia: an Account of Captain Thomas Hale, Virginia Frontiersman, His Descendants And Related Families. With Genealogies And Sketches of Hale, Saunders, Lucke, Claiborne, Lacy, Tobin And Contributing Ancestral Lines. Philadelphia?, 1948., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S152] Dodd, Jordan, comp.. Virginia Marriages to 1800. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Virginia.,
  3. [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  4. [S169] Mackenzie, George Norbury, 1851-1919. Colonial Families of the United States of America: In Which Is Given the History, Genealogy And Armorial Bearings of Colonial Families Who Settled In the American Colonies From the Time of the Settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, 1607, to the Battle of Lexington, 19th April, 1775. New York: The Grafton Press, 1907., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
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