Sponseller

1796–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sponseller

When Sponseller was born in 1796, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Sponseller, was 45 and his mother, Mary Margaret Myrice, was 43.

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Family Time Line

George Sponseller
1751–1828
Mary Margaret Myrice
1753–1840
Abraham Spannseiler
1771–
Louis Sponseller
1771–
Ann Sponseller
1780–
Elizabeth Sponseller
1780–
Catherine Sponseller
1781–1853
Louisa Sponseiler
1783–
George Sponseller
1786–
Sponseller
1788–
Rachael Sponseller
1788–1872
Sponseller
1796–
Sponseller
1800–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 16

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Spannseiler, an occupational name for a ropemaker or a farmer who was hired out as a carter or teamster (of horses), an agent derivative of Spannseil .

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

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