Updated: 31 December 2010
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Robert Saunders (23 Nov 1844 in England - 18 May 1918 in Grand Traverse, MI, USA) married Emma Burgess (09 April 1848 in Norfolk County, England - 04 Feb 1921 in Charlevoix, MI, USA) They had a son, James Morgan Saunders (16 April 1870 in Ontario, Canada - 20 Sept 1942 in Los Angeles, CA).
James Morgan Saunders (16 April 1870 in Ontario, Canada - 20 Sept 1942 in Los Angeles, CA) married Mary Lawrie King (15 Oct 1866 in Allegan County, MI - 19 Feb 1932 in Ingham County, MI). They had a daughter, Marion Elizabeth Saunders (12 Feb 1897 in Michigan - 17 Sept 1974 in Kern County, California).
Marion Elizabeth Saunders (12 Feb 1897 in Michigan - 17 Sept 1974 in Kern County, California) married Harry Alford Adams (09 Aug 1891 in Porter, Van Buren, MI - 24 Feb 1947 in Long Beach, CA). They had 3 children:
2. Harry Alford Adams (25 Feb 1929 in Los Angeles, CA - 26 Sept 2007).
Obituary of Marion Elizabeth (Saunders) Adams
Adams, Marion S. -- Private services were held at Hillcrest Mortuary Thursday at 4 p.m. for Marion S. Adams, 77 who died Sept. 17 at her residence. Rev. Kenneth G. Cragg of the Northminster Presbyterian Church officiated. Mrs. Adams was born in Michigan and resided in Bakersfield for 11 years. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Order of Eastern Star in Michigan, World War I Widows and Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by 2 sons, H. "Al" Alford Adams of Bakersfield, James K. Adams of Ohio; daughter Betty Knapp of Bakersfield; 3 grandchildren. Contributions may be made to the Kern Radiation Oncology Center, 1930 18th Street, Bakersfield. Private interment. Hillcrest Mortuary.