William Spurgeon

10 October 1804–25 December 1887 (Age 83)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William

When William Spurgeon was born on 10 October 1804, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Josiah Cyrus Spurgeon, was 26 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Johnson, was 19. He married Rebecca Sarah Young on 26 October 1826, in Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 25 December 1887, in Washington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Spurgeon
1804–1887
Rebecca Sarah Young
1801–1837
Marriage: 26 October 1826
Jacob Spurgeon
1827–1916
Mary M Spurgeon
1831–1851
Emeline Spurgeon
1834–
Elizabeth Jane Spurgeon
1836–1878
Joseph M Soliday
1833–1923
David Spurgeon
1834–1906

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 October 1826
Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States
children

(6)

    Jacob Spurgeon

    Male1827–1916Male

    Mary M Spurgeon

    Female1831–1851Female

    Joseph M Soliday

    Male1833–1923Male

    David Spurgeon

    Male1834–1906Male

    Emeline Spurgeon

    Female1834–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1816

Age 12

Indiana is the 19th state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Spurgin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Spurgin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Spurgeon, "United States Census, 1870"

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