Joseph S. Saunders, born ca 1750(where?), died in Rowan CO, NC in 1801, married Unknown . Extensive/exhaustive research has failed to identify the parents or wife of Joseph S. Saunders. CAN ANYONE HELP? He had 3 children , put into guardianship after his death: B.1 : Sophia Saunders, married Henry Linker Jr, the 5 September 1813 in NC (born in 1787 in Cabarrus CO, NC, son of Heinrich "Henry" Linker and Barbara Ehrenfried/Efird). B.2 : Mary Saunders. B.3 : George Saunders, born in Cabarrus CO, NC in 1792, died in Iredell CO, NC the 25 September 1864, married Margarette Goodman, in 1824 in Cabarrus CO, NC (born in Cabarrus CO, NC and died the 16 October 1876 in Iredell CO, NC). He had 4 children : C.3.1 : Joseph Wilson Saunders, born in Cabarrus CO, NC the 7 May 1826, died in Iredell Co,NC the 26 March 1892, married *Catherine Maria (Linker) Slough, in 1863 in Iredell Co, NC (born the 5 July 1832 in Cabarrus CO, NC and died the 15 January 1896 in Iredell Co, NC, daughter of Henry Jr. Linker and Sophia Saunders). C.3.2 : Martin Saunders, born in Cabarrus CO, NC the 30 December 1827, died in Cabarrus CO, NC in 1828. C.3.3 : Sophia Lavena Saunders, born in Cabarrus CO, NC the 29 June 1829, married (?) Madden. C.3.4 : Alfred Saunders, born in Iredell CO, NC in 1840, died in Camp Grigg, VA the 23 April 1863. (Notes : In at least 8 battles in Civil War (VA). Commissioned 2nd Lt. on March 21, 1863. Body was brought home to Amity Hill and buried him in St. Michael's Lutheran Church cemetery. Monument of Alfred there.) *Catherine Maria Linker is sister of my ggg grandfather Eli Linker, and I have fairly extensive info on this Linker Family from Cabarrus Co, NC. Thanks.NC. Thanks.