Edwin D Spencer

about 1824–9 May 1864 (Age 40)
Gibson, Gibson Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edwin D

Edwin D Spencer was born about 1824, in Gibson, Gibson Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Catharine Everett on 24 December 1851. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 May 1864, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Edwin D Spencer
1824–1864
Catharine Everett
1828–1907
Marriage: 24 December 1851
Charles E. Spencer
1852–1938
Abbie Gertrude Spencer
1853–
Nina Ann Spencer
1855–
Sarah Eliza Spencer
1857–
E. L. Spencer
1857–
Gabriel Everett Spencer
1859–
Edwin Willis Spencer
1861–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1851
children

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World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 12

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edwin D Spencer, "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934"
  • Edwin D. Spencer in entry for Charles E. Spencer and Anna F. Jones, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Edwin D Spencer in entry for Charles E Spencer and Anna F Jones, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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