Luther Spalding

Male7 August 1791–23 September 1860

Brief Life History of Luther

When Luther Spalding was born on 7 August 1791, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Parley Spalding, was 30 and his mother, Abigail Joselyn, was 26. He married Sally Maria Stocker on 30 January 1823. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Amherst, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States in 1855 and Amherst, Erie, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 23 September 1860, in Williamsville, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 69.

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Luther Spalding
Sally Maria Stocker
Marriage: 30 January 1823
Albert Spaulding
Loren Spalding
Lucy Spaulding
Elizabeth Spaulding
Ellen Jane Spaulding
Charlotte Spaulding

Sources (6)

  • Luther Spaulding, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Family Bible Records
  • Luther Spalding, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1823
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 3

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 11

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."


    Age 21

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (Angus): variant of Spaulding .

    History: The surname was taken to Scotland in the 13th century by Radulphus de Spalding. His descendants prospered, and the name is still common in Scotland. Early American Spaldings include Thomas Spalding, born in Frederica, GA, in 1774, who introduced sea-island cotton in GA, and the physician Lyman Spalding, born in Cornish, NH, in 1775, who founded US Pharmacopoeia.

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

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