Isaac Arthur Spray

Male1 January 1846–11 February 1904

Brief Life History of Isaac Arthur

When Isaac Arthur Spray was born on 1 January 1846, in Warren, Iowa, United States, his father, John Charles Spray, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Aclisah Mills, was 22. He married Alta Elnora Ruble in 1889, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1870. He died on 11 February 1904, in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cottage Grove, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Isaac Arthur Spray
Alta Elnora Ruble
Marriage: 1889
Harry Spray
Edith Vivian Spray
Arthur Earl Spray
Clair Leland Spray
Hazel Ivaloo Spray

Sources (13)

  • Isaac Spray in household of John Spray, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Isaac Arthur Spray - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Arthur Spray
  • Isaac Arthur Spray, "BillionGraves Index"

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  • Marriage
    1889Iowa, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 0

    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Warren, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Warren, Iowa, United States

    1862 · The Homestead Act

    Age 16

    The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

    Name Meaning


    nickname for a thin person, from Middle English spray ‘slender shoot or twig’.

    variant of Spry .

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

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