Joseph A. Spurgin

17 January 1841–18 February 1923 (Age 82)
Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joseph A.

When Joseph A. Spurgin was born on 17 January 1841, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, his father, Samuel Spurgin, was 40 and his mother, Rosanna Duncan, was 37. He married Susannah Hopkins Lundy on 12 January 1862, in Hardin, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Providence Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 February 1923, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in New Providence, Hardin, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph A. Spurgin
1841–1923
Susannah Hopkins Lundy
1842–1898
Marriage: 12 January 1862
Levi John Spurgin
1864–1943
Lena Lundy Spurgeon
1866–
Bertha E. Spurgin
1877–1877

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1862
Hardin, Iowa, United States
children

(3)

    Levi John Spurgin

    Male1864–1943Male

    Lena Lundy Spurgeon

    Female1866–Female

    Bertha E. Spurgin

    Female1877–1877Female

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Spurgin

    Male1801–1851Male

    Rosanna Duncan

    Female1803–1852Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Spurgeon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Spirgin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Spurgin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Spurgin, "United States Census, 1910"

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