When Eli Sperry was born on 26 August 1819, in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Moses Allen, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Prindle, was 35. He married Martha Jane Northrop on 24 May 1852. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Russell, Kansas, United States in 1875 and Big Creek Township, Russell, Kansas, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1892. He died on 16 June 1899, in California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.
English (Leicestershire): from the early Middle English personal name Sperry (Old Norse Sperrir, perhaps originally a nickname for a tall man, from Old Norse sperra ‘spar, beam, stake’).
Sperry, Eli BATTLE UNIT NAME: 2nd Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery SIDE: Union COMPANY: I SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Captain SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Captain ALTERNATE NAME: FILM NUMBER: M535 ROLL 15 PLAQUE N …
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