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Saunders, Izetta E. Scott

Name: Saunders, Izetta E. Scott
Sex: F
Birth: Abt. 1857
Death: 8 Feb 1893
Marker: No
Spouse(s): Schuyler Saunders
Parents: Lundy Scott and Judith Scott
Children: Mary Roberta “Birdie” Saunders Poindexter, Izetta Saunders, Mildred R. Saunders Woodard
Affiliations: Grand United Order of Brothers and Sisters of Love and Charity

“Mrs. Schuyler Sanders died on the 8th inst. Her funeral took place Thursday 3:30 P. M.; from the Baptist Church. She leaves a husband and four little children, one of them is very young. She was a member of the I. O. of Good Samaritans.”

Transcription courtesy of “Race & Place” Newspapers Archive
at the University of Virginia, from:
(Richmond, Virginia)
February 25, 1893
Page 1

WHEREAS, for another time in the history of this Tabernacle, we have been called upon to lament the death of our beloved sister J. E. Saunders [I. E. Saunders], who has been summoned by the grim monster Death, therefore, be it
Resolved, 1st That by the dispensation of Providence, our beneficial and charitable Institution has lost a faithful member, the husband an affectionate wife, the children a loving and indulgent mother, and the community a good and peaceful citizen.
Resolved, 2nd, That while we bow in humble submission to the all wise decree of the great I am, we can but deplore the loss of her with whom we have spent so many hours in fraternal capacity, been associated with so long. We desire to extend the bereaved family of our departed sister the heartfelt sympathy of the Victoria Tabernacle of the A. O. Band of S. of H. and C. in this hour of trial.
Resolved, 3rd, That in honor of the memory of our deceased sister and as a tribute to of affectionate regard for her virtuous and many womanly qualities a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to the family of the deceased, together with a certificate of her membership.
Resolved, 4th, That our departed sister having been a member of our Tabernacle ten years, and held the office of treasurer faithfully seven years and in 1886, the 2nd Wednesday in May was elected D. G. V. of the district No. 42, Grand Tabernacle, No. 2 of the G. G. A. O. of B. and S. of H. and C.
Resolved, 5th, that the usual lodge of mourning be worn by each member for the period of thirty days and the furniture of the Tabernacle be draped with the same.
” MINERVA SMITH Committee.

Transcription courtesy of “Race & Place” Newspapers Archive
at the University of Virginia, from:
(Richmond, Virginia)
March 18, 1893
Page 3

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