Dr. Matthew S. Spivey DDS

May 1857–1 April 1937 (Age 79)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Matthew S.

When Dr. Matthew S. Spivey DDS was born in May 1857, in Alabama, United States, his father, Pvt. William Spivey Jr., was 36 and his mother, Amanda White, was 30. He married Sarah Elizabeth Sikes on 5 March 1880, in Pike, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 11 Mitchells, Pike, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 10 Goshen Hill, Pike, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 1 April 1937, in Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Pike, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Matthew S. Spivey DDS
1857–1937
Sarah Elizabeth Sikes
1862–1951
Marriage: 5 March 1880
Lanford Spivey
1879–
Fletcher Spivey
1881–
Shelby Spivey
1883–1912
Robert Spivey
1891–
Holland Spivey
1893–1979
Eula L. Spivey
1897–1967
Ellis S. Spivey
1886–1968
Wiley Spivey
1888–
Henry Dunkin Spivey
1890–
Valets Spivey
1895–1898
Ewell Spivey
1901–1977
Powell Spivey
1901–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1880
Pike, Alabama, United States
children

(12)

    Lanford Spivey

    Male1879–Male

    Fletcher Spivey

    Male1881–Male

    Shelby Spivey

    Male1883–1912Male

    Male1886–1968Male

    Wiley Spivey

    Male1888–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Pvt. William Spivey Jr.

    Male1821–1870Male

    Female1827–1910Female

siblings

(13)

    Comfort A Spivey

    Female1845–1867Female

    William M. Spivey

    Male1847–1920Male

    Nathan Spivey

    Male1847–1860Male

    Sarah Caroline Spivey

    Female1850–1876Female

    Vina Jane Spivey

    Female1852–1929Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 4

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from a medieval personal name, Spivey.

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

Sources (3)

  • Matthew Spivey in household of Manda Spivey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matthew Spivy in household of William Spivy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mathew S Spivy, "United States Census, 1920"

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