David Spurgin

9 December 1868–1954 (Age 85)
Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life of David

When David Spurgin was born on 9 December 1868, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel Spurgin, was 41 and his mother, Martha Ellen Hand, was 26. He married Mary Ettie Armand about 1894, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Bryantsburg, Monroe Township, Jefferson, Indiana Territory, United States in 1940. He died in 1954, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Spurgin
Mary Ettie Armand
Marriage: about 1894
Roy Andrew Spurgin
Ray Harry Spurgin

Spouse and Children

about 1894
Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Spurgin


    Martha Ellen Hand






    Nancy E. Spurgin


    Mary Spurgin


    Ida Mae Spurgin


World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Spurgeon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Spurgin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Spurgin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dave Spurgin, "United States Census, 1900"

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