Garnet Milford Spicer

8 June 1896–31 May 1921 (Age 24)
Seneca, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Garnet Milford

When Garnet Milford Spicer was born on 8 June 1896, in Seneca, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, George Washington Spicer, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth A Watson, was 38. He died on 31 May 1921, in Marseilles, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Manlius Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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George Washington Spicer
Elizabeth A Watson
John Frederick Spicer
James Henry Spicer
Bernice Rose A. Spicer
Garnet Milford Spicer
Mary Ann Elizabeth Spicer

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 8

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a seller of spices, Middle English spic(i)er (a reduced form of Old French espicier, Late Latin speciarius, an agent derivative of species ‘spice’, ‘groceries’, ‘merchandise’).2 Jewish (from Poland): variant of Spitzer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Garnet Spicer in household of George W Spicer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Garnet Spicer in household of George Spicer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Milford Spicer in household of George Spicer, "United States Census, 1900"

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