Ethel Marie Spires

28 December 1900–3 September 1979 (Age 78)
Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Ethel Marie

When Ethel Marie Spires was born on 28 December 1900, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, her father, Lawrence Keitt Spires, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ellen Barrs, was 20. She married Fred Elijah Yon on 14 October 1922, in Pelion, Lexington, South Carolina, United States. She lived in Black Creek Township, Lexington, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Bull Swamp Township, Lexington, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 3 September 1979, in Swansea, Lexington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pelion, Lexington, South Carolina, United States.

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Fred Elijah Yon
1893–1946
Ethel Marie Spires
1900–1979
Marriage: 14 October 1922

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 1
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched
Age 16
South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 23
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spire 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Spire

Sources (4)

  • Ethel Marie Yon in household of Fred E Yon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie Spires in household of Kit K Spires, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie Spires in household of Lawrence K Spires, "United States Census, 1910"

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