John Stewart Spurgeon

12 February 1918–5 April 1989 (Age 71)
Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States

The Life of John Stewart

When John Stewart Spurgeon was born on 12 February 1918, in Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States, his father, Joseph Earl Spurgeon, was 24 and his mother, Pauline Frances Everett, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Stella Margaret Priest. He lived in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 5 April 1989, in Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Stewart Spurgeon
1918–1989
Stella Margaret Priest
1921–2010
James Allen Spurgeon
1947–2018

Spouse and Children

children

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    James Allen Spurgeon

    Male1947–2018Male

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Spurgon in household of Joe E Spurgon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Spurgeon in household of Joseph E Spurgeon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Spurgeon in entry for Robert Everett Spurgeon, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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