Mary Elizabeth Sprinkle

8 July 1904–7 January 1995 (Age 90)
Riverside, Lewis, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Sprinkle was born on 8 July 1904, in Riverside, Lewis, Tennessee, United States, her father, Ernest Lopel Sprinkle, was 32 and her mother, Mary Hester Williams, was 22. She married Hugh Morelock Spencer on 1 December 1933, in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States. She lived in Läna'i, Kingdom of Hawaii in 1935 and Monrovia Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 7 January 1995, in Seal Beach, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Oak Park Cemetery, Claremont, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Morelock Spencer
1909–1971
Mary Elizabeth Sprinkle
1904–1995
Marriage: 1 December 1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1933
Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Lopel Sprinkle

    Male1871–1955Male

    Mary Hester Williams

    Female1881–Female

siblings

(5)

    Lois Williams Sprinkle

    Female1902–1997Female

    Female1904–1995Female

    Eunice Carline Sprinkle

    Female1906–1992Female

    Male1908–1986Male

    Ruth K Sprinkle

    Female1911–2003Female

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1929

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Sprinkel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Sprink, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary H Sprinkle in household of Ernest L Sprinkle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Spencer in household of Hugh M Spencer, "United States Census, 1940"

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