Charles Sperry

30 June 1829–31 May 1914 (Age 84)
Mecca, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Sperry was born on 30 June 1829, in Mecca, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Joy Sperry, was 44 and his mother, Mary Lamont, was 39. He married Emily Louisa Miller on 21 February 1848, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 31 May 1914, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Charles Sperry
Emily Louisa Miller
Marriage: 21 February 1848
Philenda Amanda Sperry
Charles Henry Sperry
Sarah Elizabeth Sperry
Mary Emily Sperry
Miles Harrison Sperry
Clarissa Lorretta Sperry
Marion Olive Sperry
William Josiah Sperry
Susan Jannett Sperry
John Alphies Sperry
Vilate Sperry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1848Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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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.
    Age 6
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Baby Warren BIRTH 14 Nov 1835 DEATH 14 Nov 1835 BURIAL Vine Bluff Cemetery Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 26896195 · View Source
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 31
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Leicestershire): from the early Middle English personal name Sperry (Old Norse Sperrir, perhaps originally a nickname for a tall man, from Old Norse sperra ‘spar, beam, stake’).

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

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    Sources (48)

    • Charles Sperry, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Charles Sperry in entry for Mary Emily Sperry Black, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Charles Sperry, "United States Census, 1870"

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