Lucy Elizabeth Spicer

26 May 1874–1954 (Age 79)
Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lucy Elizabeth

When Lucy Elizabeth Spicer was born on 26 May 1874, in Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, her father, Cyrus Spicer, was 37 and her mother, Lois Abigail Dunham, was 35. She lived in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Gunnison, Gunnison, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died in 1954, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Cyrus Spicer
Lois Abigail Dunham
Herman Jewett Spicer
Orville Williams Spicer
Alice May Spicer
Lucy Elizabeth Spicer
Charlotte Allene Spicer
Ruth Tryelma Spicer

Parents and Siblings



    Herman Jewett Spicer


    Orville Williams Spicer


    Alice May Spicer




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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.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1877: Gunnison, Colorado, United States
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

1 English: occupational name for a seller of spices, Middle English spic(i)er (a reduced form of Old French espicier, Late Latin speciarius, an agent derivative of species ‘spice’, ‘groceries’, ‘merchandise’).2 Jewish (from Poland): variant of Spitzer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy E Spicer in household of Robert V Karr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy E Spicer, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Lucy Spicer in household of Cyrus Spicer, "United States Census, 1880"

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