Jeremiah Leroy Spence

6 February 1881–6 April 1919 (Age 38)
Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Jeremiah Leroy

When Jeremiah Leroy Spence was born on 6 February 1881, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, Lewis Preston Spence, was 29 and his mother, Charlotte Marshall, was 23. He married Virginia Inez Turpin in 1905, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. He lived in Indian Valley, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 6 April 1919, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, at the age of 38.

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Jeremiah Leroy Spence
Virginia Inez Turpin
Marriage: 1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1905Floyd, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    Age 5
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
    Age 13
    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname for a servant employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense, spence ‘pantry, larder, storeroom’ (Old French despense, from a Late Latin derivative of dispendere, past participle dispensus ‘to weigh out or dispense’). Compare Spencer .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • J L Cordle Spence in household of Lewis P Spence, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jeremiah L C Spence, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Jerrymier Tery Cardell Spence, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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