Ellen Speegle

Female30 December 1850–29 April 1872

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Speegle was born on 30 December 1850, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, her father, Henry Clay Speegle, was 42 and her mother, Mary Hart, was 35. She died on 29 April 1872, at the age of 21, and was buried in Speegle-King Cemetery, Morgan, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Speegle
1808–1870
Mary Hart
1815–1899
Thomas Speegle
1831–1903
John Speegle
1833–1833
Andrew G Speegle
1834–1875
Sara Ann Speegle
1836–1865
Samuel J Speegle
1838–1918
Mary Ann Speegle
1840–1872
Henry Clay Speegle
1842–1864
Jonathan Austin Speegle
1844–1932
Albert Gallatin Speegle
1846–1913
Adaline Speegle
1848–1864
Ellen Speegle
1850–1872
Emily B Sims
1854–1892

Sources (4)

  • Ellen Speagle in household of Henry Speagle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ellen Speegle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ellen Speegle headstone

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Siblings (12)

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World Events (4)

1863

Age 13

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

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.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Spiegel . Compare Speigle .

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

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