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1870s Lorany Blackstone Saunders CDV Photo, Adams, Jefferson County NY


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On reverse: "To Leoni Fitch, Mrs. T.P. Saunders" is handwritten in beautiful old period pencil script. Photo Type: Original Victorian CDV Carte de Visite Photograph, circa 1870's. Photographer: G.P. Huested, Adams, Jefferson County, New York (known to be photographer George P. Huested, George Huested)

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Thomas Phillip Saunders 1821–1911 (Lawyer, Attorney, born Petersburgh, Rensselaer County NY died in Adams, Jefferson County, NY.
His Father: Isaac Saunders 1783–1864
His Mother: Matilda Wells Saunders 1789–1848 (Matie Saunders)
His Siblings:
Matilda Saunders 1811–1884
Isaac Saunders 1812–1896
Thompson W. Saunders 1815–1895
Porter Saunders 1817–1836
Henry G Saunders 1819–1899
Burton Crandall Saunders 1824–1880
William G. Saunders 1827–1903
Elizabeth Saunders 1831–1907

His wife: Lorana D. Blackstone Saunders 1830-1918
(known as Lorana Blackstone Saunders, Lorana Saunders, Lorany Blackstone)
Her Father: Andrew Blackstone 1804-1886
Her Mother: Sarah Crane Blackstone 1804-1888
Her Siblings:
Manning C Blackstone 1836-1854 (Manning Blackstone)
William Eugene Blackstone 1841-1935

Lorany and Thomas are both buried at the Adams Rural Cemetery in Adams, Jefferson County, New York.

Hamilton Child's 'Gazetteer of Jefferson County, N.Y.', published in 1890: The Geographical Gazetteer of Jefferson County, N.Y. 1685-1890 by Hamilton Child (born 1836, died after 1916) The editor was William H. Horton. Published in Syracuse, New York by The Syracuse Journal Company, Printers and Binders, in 1890: 
"Isaac Saunders (1783-1864): Isaac Saunders, son of Isaac, married Watie, daughter of William and Penelopie (Gardner) Hiscock. Their son, Isaac, was born in Petersburg, N.Y., September 9, 1812, and was reared upon a farm. He married Martha A. Holmes, daughter of Ezra S. and Sarah (Maxon) Holmes of Petersburg, in 1835, and soon after removed to Troy, N.Y., and engaged in the grocery business. In 1841 he came to this town and built a flax-mill on the creek about two and one-half miles below Adams village. In 1850 he went to California, and in 1851 returned and engaged in fishing on the lake, in which business he continued 28 years. In 1864, after the death of his father, he bought the homestead on which he now resides, on road 52. He had born to him five sons, viz.: Charles H. Saunders, of Grand Rapids, Michigan.; Isaac Saunders, who resides in Adams village; Ezra S.H. Saunders, who lives with his father on the homestead; and Alfred F. Saunders and Thomas F. Saunders (twins), who were born May 4, 1853, and were educated at Hungerford Collegiate Institute. They studied law, and were admitted to the bar, Albert F. Saunders, at Buffalo, June 13, 1879, and Thomas F. Saunders, at Syracuse, in January 1880. They are partners in the practice of law, and are located on Church Street, in Adams village."

"Thomas Phillip Saunders (1821–1911): Thomas P. Saunders was born in Petersburg, N.Y., in 1821, and in 1836 came to Adams. He was educated at Belleville, N.Y., studied law with Judge William C. Thompson, and was admitted to the bar in 1851. He has been extensively engaged in building in Adams, and also in lumbering and farming. He married Lorana D. Blackstone, daughter of Andrew and Sally Crane Blackstone, in 1850, and they have an adopted daughter, Rena L. Saunders. Mr. Saunders resides on Church street, in Adams."

Lorany D Saunders in the New York State Census 1875
Event Place Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States
Age 44
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Birth Year (Estimated) 1831
Household Age
Andrew Blackston Father M 72
Saley Blackston Wife F 72
Thomas P Saunders Son-in-law M 53
Lorany D Saunders Daughter F 44
Rena L Saunders Granddaughter F 4
Alice Edwards Servant F 22
Marian Briggs Boarder F 30
Jenie Holman Boarder F 18
David Holman Boarder M 53

Lorany Saunders United States Census, 1900
Event Place Adams Township Adams village, Jefferson, New York, United States
Age 70
Marital Status Married
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Wife
Number of Living Children 0
Years Married 50
Birth Date Aug 1830
Birthplace New York
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1850
Father's Birthplace New York
Mother's Birthplace New York
Mother of how many children 0
Household Age Birthplace
Thomas P Saunders Head M 79 New York
Lorany Saunders Wife F 70 New York
Rena Baumgras Daughter F 29 New York
Edith M Frey Boarder F 21 New York

Lorany Saunders United States Census, 1910
Event Place Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States
Age 78
Marital Status Married
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Wife
Birth Year (Estimated) 1832
Birthplace New York
Father's Birthplace New York
Mother's Birthplace New York
Household Age Birthplace
Thomas P Saunders Head M 88 New York
Lorany Saunders Wife F 78 New York
Saunders Baumgrass Grandson M 9 New York

We found Leona Fitch, related to Lorany's Blackstone family in NYS records:
Leona A Fitch United States Census, 1870
Event Place New York
Gender Female
Birth Year (Estimated) 1864-1865
Birthplace New York
Household Age Birthplace
Warren R Fitch M 33 New York (Warren Fitch)
Lydia J Fitch F 31 New York (Litch Fitch)
Leona A Fitch F 5 New York
Lamont Fitch M 21 New York
Cora Blackstone F 13 Ohio

A beautiful old Saunders family piece and a prominent Adams NY family of attorneys. Lorany wears a high lace Victorian collar and large cross earrings, beautiful!  Please note that Mrs. Saunders is also seen as Lorena, Lauranna, Laurana and Loranna in census records. Her actual gravestone is inscribed as "Lorany D. Saunders." This photo was found in Kingston, Ulster County, New York NY. 

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
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