Hannah Maria Spoor

Brief Life History of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Spoor was born on 23 February 1798, in Charleston, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Johannes Spoor, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Van Wormer, was 34. She married Asa Allen on 29 September 1824, in Root, Montgomery, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 4 April 1877, in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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Asa Allen
Hannah Maria Spoor
Marriage: 29 September 1824
Malden P. Allen
John S. Allen

Sources (3)

  • Maria Spoor Felker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Maria Spoor in entry for M.p. Allen, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • Maria Felker, "Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


The Territory of Michigan was organized as an incorporated territory of the United States on June 30, 1805, with Detroit as the territorial capital.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Dutch and English (Durham and Northumberland): metonymic occupational name for a maker of spurs, a lorimer, from Middle Dutch spore, Middle English spore, spure ‘spur’.

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

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