Fred Mesette Spann

15 December 1898–10 August 1964 (Age 65)
Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Fred Mesette

When Fred Mesette Spann was born on 15 December 1898, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, William M. Spann, was 32 and his mother, Phenia Jane Arterburn, was 19. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Barren, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. He died on 10 August 1964, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States.

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Fred Mesette Spann
Roxie Turner

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    William M. Spann


    Phenia Jane Arterburn





    Lela M Spann


    Edna Emma Spann



    Kiah William Spann


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle High German span, Middle Low German spenne ‘disagreement’, ‘dispute’, ‘quarrel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Madizda F Span, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred M Spnn in household of William Spnn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mesette F Spann in household of William Spann, "United States Census, 1900"

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