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
Susannah Hopkins Lundy
Marriage: 12 January 1862
Levi John Spurgin
Lena Lundy Spurgeon
Bertha E. Spurgin

Spouse and Children

12 January 1862
Hardin, Iowa, United States


    Levi John Spurgin


    Lena Lundy Spurgeon


    Bertha E. Spurgin


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Spurgin


    Rosanna Duncan




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

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

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.

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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