Jeremiah Spencer

about 1790–26 January 1849 (Age 59)
West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Spencer was born about 1790, in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Alexander Spencer, was 23 and his mother, Catharine Greene, was 21. He married ?. He lived in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States in 1790. He died on 26 January 1849, in Verona, Verona, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 59.

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World Events (8)

1790 · 13th State

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On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

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Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

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  • Jeremiah Spencer, "United States Census, 1790"

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