Barbara Abigail Spangler

10 June 1829–10 July 1890 (Age 61)
Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Barbara Abigail

When Barbara Abigail Spangler was born on 10 June 1829, in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Frederick Fritz Spangler, was 34 and her mother, Christina Bressler, was 32. She married John Bringold on 28 April 1848, in Green, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 10 July 1890, in Monroe, Green, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wisconsin, United States.

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John Bringold
Barbara Abigail Spangler
Marriage: 28 April 1848

Spouse and Children

28 April 1848
Green, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Fritz Spangler





    Peter Spangler


    Anthonius Spangler


    Elias Spangler


    Elizabeth L Spangler


    Christopher Spangler


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

German (Bavarian): originally an occupational name for a maker of buckles, from an agent derivative of a diminutive form of Middle High German spange ‘clasp’, ‘buckle’, ‘ornamental fastening’, later coming to mean ‘tinsmith’, ‘plumber’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barb Gleason in household of O P Gleason, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Barbara Gleason in household of O P Gleason, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Barbary Gleson in household of O P Gleson, "United States Census, 1880"

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