Margaret Francis Sprout

5 March 1918–14 January 2003 (Age 84)
Yuma, Yuma, Colorado, United States

The Life of Margaret Francis

Margaret Francis Sprout was born on 5 March 1918, in Yuma, Yuma, Colorado, United States. She married Cecil James Northrup Jr. on 11 November 1945, in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States. She died on 14 January 2003, in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States.

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Cecil James Northrup Jr.
Margaret Francis Sprout
Marriage: 11 November 1945

Spouse and Children

11 November 1945
Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 3

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from Middle Dutch sprute ‘sprout’, ‘shoot’, either a nickname for a young or delicate person, or possibly, in the sense of ‘offshoot’, ‘descendant’, a nickname for someone linked by birth to a distinguished local family.2 Scottish: variant of Sprott .

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

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