Ann Spurling

10 July 1870–5 December 1944 (Age 74)
Taylor, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Spurling was born on 10 July 1870, in Taylor, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Lewis Spurling, was 38 and her mother, Catharine Ellen Wright, was 32. She married William Trautman on 23 December 1886, in Taylor, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Lebanon, Marion, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 December 1944, in Marion, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Felix Materson Puryear
Ann Spurling
Marriage: 14 December 1928
Lennie Alvie Puryear

Spouse and Children

14 December 1928


Parents and Siblings

    William Lewis Spurling


    Catharine Ellen Wright




    Mary Ermine Spurling


    Sarah L Spurling


    Louvisa Spurling


    Fedelia Spurling


    Sarah Tommie Spurling


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): nickname from a diminutive of Middle English sparewe ‘sparrow’. Compare Sparrow .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Puryear in household of Felix M Puryear, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Spurling in household of William Lewis Spurling, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Annie M Puryear in household of Felix M Puryear, "United States Census, 1920"

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