Achalcedony Elizabeth Howery

Brief Life History of Achalcedony Elizabeth

When Achalcedony Elizabeth Howery was born on 6 May 1859, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, her father, Isaac W Howery, was 30 and her mother, Virginia Adelia Payne, was 21. She married James Hughey Spangler on 14 December 1876, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Towner, North Dakota, United States in 1900 and Buffalo, Madison, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 18 October 1944, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hughey Spangler
Achalcedony Elizabeth Howery
Marriage: 14 December 1876
Wilburn Jesse Spangler
VIrginia May Spangler
Hughey Isaak Spangler
Angus E Spangler
Octavy Achalcedony Spangler
Frank Spangler
Della Spangler
Minnie Spangler
Irvin W. " Leving" Spangler
Caleb Howery Spangler
Carl D Spangler
Lizzie Spangler

Sources (40)

  • Acalsa D Spangler in household of James H Spangler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caledonia, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • Achalced E Spangler, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English (County Durham): unexplained.

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

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