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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Henry Clay Speegle
Mary Hart
Thomas Speegle
John Speegle
Andrew G Speegle
Sara Ann Speegle
Samuel J Speegle
Mary Ann Speegle
Henry Clay Speegle
Jonathan Austin Speegle
Albert Gallatin Speegle
Adaline Speegle
Ellen Speegle
Emily B Sims

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)


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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