Elgin Bee Spinks

11 January 1891–25 May 1968 (Age 77)
Wolf Bayou, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Elgin Bee

When Elgin Bee Spinks was born on 11 January 1891, in Wolf Bayou, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Marion Spinks, was 39 and his mother, Rebecca Parmelia Weaver, was 33. He married Lena Jane Reed on 17 November 1910, in Cleburne, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 3, Madera, California, United States in 1940. He died on 25 May 1968, in Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Drasco, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elgin Bee Spinks
Lena Jane Reed
Marriage: 17 November 1910
Ray Spinks
Roseanna Marie Spinks
Martha Delilah Spinks
Ruby Viola Spinks
Albert H Spinks
Bessie Spinks
Betty Maxine Spinks
Irene Spinks
Bonnie Jo Spinks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1910Cleburne, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
    Age 13
    Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 21
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Spink , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Elvin Spinks, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Elgine Spinks, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Elgin Spinks in entry for Ray Spinks, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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