Henry Francis Spease

3 October 1887–25 January 1969 (Age 81)
Duncannon, Pennsylvania

The Life of Henry Francis

When Henry Francis Spease was born on 3 October 1887, his father, William Edward Spease, was 39 and his mother, Catharine Louisa Rose, was 32. He married Mabel Evelyn Zeigler on 15 March 1911, in Dellville, Wheatfield Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Wheatfield Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and East Choteau Township, Douglas, South Dakota, United States for about 15 years. He died on 25 January 1969, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mitchell, Davison, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Francis Spease
Mabel Evelyn Zeigler
Marriage: 15 March 1911
Mildred Romaine Spease
Helen Spease
Walter Spease

Spouse and Children

15 March 1911
Dellville, Wheatfield Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States



    Helen Spease


    Walter Spease


Parents and Siblings

    William Edward Spease


    Catharine Louisa Rose




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Spiess ( see Spies ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry F Spease, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Henry F Spease, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry F Spease, "United States Census, 1920"

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