Isaac O. Spicer

MaleApril 1845–31 October 1909

Brief Life History of Isaac O.

When Isaac O. Spicer was born in April 1845, in New York, United States, his father, Jacob Spicer, was 35 and his mother, Polly Spicer, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Betsy Rowe. He lived in Pittsfield, Otsego, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 October 1909, in New Berlin, New Berlin, Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in New Berlin, New Berlin, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Isaac O. Spicer
Betsy Rowe
Bert Leonard Spicer
Christine B. Spicer

Sources (14)

  • J O Spicer in household of J Spicer, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Isaac O Spicer, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Chenango County, New York Directory, 1902

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World Events (7)


Age 1

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


Age 18

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 18

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (London and Kent): occupational name from Middle English spicer ‘dealer in spices, apothecary’ (Old French espicier, especier, Late Latin speciarius, an agent derivative of species ‘spice, groceries, merchandise’). See Spice .

Jewish (from Poland): variant of Spitzer .

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

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