Elizabeth Spence

6 June 1833–18 May 1901 (Age 67)
St George in the East, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Spence was born on 6 June 1833, in Saint George in the East, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Spence, was 31 and her mother, Marjorie Lisk, was 22. She married Charles Brewer on 28 October 1855, in Whitechapel, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1868 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 18 May 1901, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Brewer
1832–1897
Elizabeth Spence
1833–1901
Marriage: 28 October 1855
Child Brewer
1854–
John Joseph Brewer
1858–1904
Elizabeth Emma Brewer
1860–1942
Charles Brewer
1863–1900
Alexander Leslie Brewer Sr.
1866–1937

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1855Whitechapel, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 21
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname for a servant employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense, spence ‘pantry, larder, storeroom’ (Old French despense, from a Late Latin derivative of dispendere, past participle dispensus ‘to weigh out or dispense’). Compare Spencer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Spens
    Spencer

    Story Highlight

    Joseph William Ash

    JOSEPH WILLIAM ASH Joseph William Ash, son of Joseph Ash and Frances Salisbury Ash, was born on June 20, 1837 in Frampton Dorestshire, England. His father died when he was very young, and he and …

    Sources (20)

    • Elizabeth Spence in entry for Elizabeth Emma Barrows, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizabella Ash in household of Joseph W Ash, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Eliza Evans in entry for Henry M Evans and Ruth N Storing, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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