Loring De Witt Sperry

13 January 1833–1908 (Age 74)
Gates, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Loring De Witt

When Loring De Witt Sperry was born on 13 January 1833, in Gates, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, Elihu Elikin Sperry, was 30 and his mother, Mary Polly Montgomery, was 30. He married Mary Stillman on 13 August 1857, in Fremont, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Minnesota, United States in 1870 and Lincoln Township, Page, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died in 1908, in Greenwood, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Greenwood, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Loring De Witt Sperry
1833–1908
Mary Stillman
1837–1899
Marriage: 13 August 1857
Triphena Sperry
1858–1858
Alice Sperry
1864–
Frank Sperry
1870–1950
Franklin Uriah Sperry
1862–1872
Ellen Adelia Sperry
1864–1928
Nelson Squire Sperry
1868–1954
Annie Sperry
1872–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 August 1857
Fremont, Iowa, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Male1802–1871Male

    Mary Polly Montgomery

    Female1803–1871Female

siblings

(10)

    Alonzo Sperry

    Male1822–Male

    Adaline Sperry

    Female1825–1914Female

    Erastus Sperry

    Male1828–1901Male

    Male1833–1908Male

    Angelina L Sperry

    Female1835–1915Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 1

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1858

Age 25

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Loring D Sperry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lorain Sperry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Loran Sperry in household of Elihu Sperry, "United States Census, 1850"

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