Carlonis Spencer

9 April 1816–17 December 1895 (Age 79)
Mansfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Carlonis

When Carlonis Spencer was born on 9 April 1816, in Mansfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Lyman Spencer, was 19 and his mother, Asenath Rumsey, was 17. He married Sally Canfield on 10 January 1839, in Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Big Grove Township, Benton, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. He died on 17 December 1895, in Wellsboro, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rowley, Buchanan, Iowa, United States.

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Carlonis Spencer
Sally Canfield
Marriage: 10 January 1839
Moses B. Spencer

Spouse and Children

10 January 1839
Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States


    Moses B. Spencer


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 30

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Carlonas Spencer in household of John H Davis, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Carlonas Spencer in household of John Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Carlonas Spencer in household of Goodwin P Spencer, "United States Census, 1880"

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