Margaret Louis "Maggie" Counts

8 September 1867–16 April 1932 (Age 64)
Higdon, Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Louis "Maggie"

When Margaret Louis "Maggie" Counts was born on 8 September 1867, in Higdon, Madison, Missouri, United States, her father, Adoniram Counts, was 35 and her mother, Olivia M. Stevenson, was 35. She married John Jonas Spiva on 4 May 1887, in Madison Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Castor Township, Madison, Missouri, United States for about 4 years and St. Michael Township, Madison, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 April 1932, in Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Christian Church Cemetery, Fredericktown, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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John Jonas Spiva
Margaret Louis "Maggie" Counts
Marriage: 4 May 1887
Infant Spiva
Henry Derrel Spiva
Estelle Blanche Spiva
Rubie Grace Spiva
Irene Spiva
Alice Spiva
Grace Griffiths Spiva
Fred J. Spiva
Nellie M Spivy
Forrest E. Spiva
George Spiva

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1887Madison Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
    Age 19
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Kuntz or Kunz .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • M L Counts in household of Adaniram Counts, "Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"
    • Spiva in entry for John Pscheidt, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Maggie Spivy in household of John J Spivy, "United States Census, 1920"

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