Mary Gertrude Spor

Female24 July 1894–13 July 1981

Brief Life History of Mary Gertrude

When Mary Gertrude Spor was born on 24 July 1894, in Sarcoxie, Jasper, Missouri, United States, her father, George William Metz Spor, was 44 and her mother, Anna Spangler, was 44. She married Irvin Samuel Morelock on 6 April 1915, in Billings, Christian, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Lowry City, St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1973. She died on 13 July 1981, in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lowry City, St. Clair, Missouri, United States.

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Irvin Samuel Morelock
Mary Gertrude Spor
Marriage: 6 April 1915
Lucille Isabelle Morelock

Sources (7)

  • Mary Spor in household of George Spor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Gertrude Spor - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mary Gertrude Spor
  • Mary Gertrude Spor Morelock, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1915Billings, Christian, Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


    Age 23

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto.

    South German: variant of Spohr .

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

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