Elizabeth Margaret Spangler

1865–1937 (Age 72)
Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Margaret

When Elizabeth Margaret Spangler was born in 1865, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Aubrey Milton Spangler, was 25 and her mother, Huldah Waggoner, was 22. She married Harvey Albine Yaple on 30 December 1886, in Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1937, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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Harvey Albine Yaple
Elizabeth Margaret Spangler
Marriage: 30 December 1886
Josephine N. Yaple
Carl Chester Yaple
Zoe Elizabeth Yaple
Hulda Belle Yaple
Warren Yaple

Spouse and Children

30 December 1886
Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Aubrey Milton Spangler


    Huldah Waggoner




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World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 4

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 20

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

German (Bavarian): originally an occupational name for a maker of buckles, from an agent derivative of a diminutive form of Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’, later coming to mean ‘tinsmith’, ‘plumber’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth M Spangler in household of Aubry M Spangler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisebeth M Spangler in household of Aubrey M Spangler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizzie M. Spangler in entry for Albina H. Yaples, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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