Maggie Gertrude Springer

31 March 1892–25 June 1970 (Age 78)
Neches, Anderson, Texas, United States

The Life of Maggie Gertrude

When Maggie Gertrude Springer was born on 31 March 1892, in Neches, Anderson, Texas, United States, her father, Edmond Luther Springer, was 22 and her mother, Annie L. Todd, was 22. She married Samuel H Cecil on 29 September 1910, in Henderson, Texas, United States. She lived in Frankston, Anderson, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 4, Anderson, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 June 1970, in Mesquite, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wofford Cemetery, Frankston, Anderson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel H Cecil
Maggie Gertrude Springer
Marriage: 29 September 1910

Spouse and Children

29 September 1910
Henderson, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Edmond Luther Springer


    Annie L. Todd





    Carrie Elizabeth Springer Heard


    Lizzie Springler


    Johnnie Springler


    Keller Springler


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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively person or for a traveling entertainer, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German springen, Middle Dutch springhen, Yiddish shpringen ‘to jump or leap’.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fountain or the source of a stream, Middle English spring ‘spring’ + the habitational suffix -er. The same word was also used of a plantation of young trees, and in some cases this may be the source of the surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maggie G Springer in household of Ed Springer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Girtrude Springler in household of Ed L Springler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude M Holt in household of Joseph C Holt, "United States Census, 1930"

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