Christopher Spyker

1762–1830 (Age 68)
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Spyker was born in 1762, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Speicher, was 25 and his mother, Maria Margareta Seidel, was 41. He married Margret in 1797. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in 1830, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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Christopher Spyker
1762–1830
Margret
1775–1839
Marriage: 1797
Clara Spycher
1808–1885
Margaret Spickler
1818–1846

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1797
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 14

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 18

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. metonymic occupational name for a nailsmith, from spijker ‘nail’. 2. topographic name from spijker ‘granary’. Compare Spickerman .

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

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