George Washington Spencer

22 October 1864–11 February 1942 (Age 77)
Sullivan, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Spencer was born on 22 October 1864, in Sullivan, Missouri, United States, his father, Richard Watson Spencer, was 23 and his mother, Mary Catharine Pipes, was 20. He married Zelphia Lillie Elizabeth Lambert on 4 March 1888. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in North Salem Township, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1900 and North Salem, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 11 February 1942, in Shelby, Linn, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in North Salem Cemetery, North Salem, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Spencer
Zelphia Lillie Elizabeth Lambert
Marriage: 4 March 1888
Lestie Mae Spencer
Floyd A. Spencer
Tressie B. Woodside
Icie Vida Spencer
Versa Leota Spencer
Oda Owen Spencer

Spouse and Children

4 March 1888


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 1

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • George W Spencer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Geo W Spencer in household of Richard W Spencer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Spencer, "United States Census, 1910"

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