Saunders, Cyrus G.

In 1840, Saunders was the proprietor of the Globe Tavern in Springfield, Illinois. In 1845, he was appointed assistant marshal of Springfield, Illinois In November 1846, Saunders became secretary to Governor Thomas Ford. In 1847, he was unsuccessful in his bid for Sangamon County clerk. Saunders left Illinois and went to California in December 1849.
Sangamo Journal (Springfield, Illinois), 21 February 1840, 2:6; Sangamo Journal, 29 May 1845, 2:1; Sangamo Journal, 26 November 1846, 2:5; Sangamo Journal, 27 December 1849, 3:1; Sangamon County, Illinois, Sixth Census of the United States, 1840