Ora Ennis Spurlin

8 February 1874–23 April 1950 (Age 76)
Lewis Creek, Washington Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ora Ennis

When Ora Ennis Spurlin was born on 8 February 1874, in Lewis Creek, Washington Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States, his father, Joshua Frank Spurlin, was 33 and his mother, Armilda J Sullivan, was 35. He married Maud Spurlin about 1895. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States for about 40 years and Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 April 1950, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Flat Rock, Shelby, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ora Ennis Spurlin
Maud Spurlin
Marriage: about 1895
Floyd Spurlin
Raymond Spurlin
Alma Spurlin

Spouse and Children

about 1895
of, Shelby, Indiana


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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 Spurling .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ora Spurlin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora E Spurlin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ora Spurlin, "United States Census, 1910"

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