William Arthur Spragens

Brief Life History of William Arthur

When William Arthur Spragens was born on 4 September 1860, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William Spragens, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Frances Blagrave, was 31. He married Fannie Reynierson on 5 October 1881, in Casey, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 5 Big South Fork, Casey, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Big South Fork, McCreary, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 4 May 1948, in Marion, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lebanon, Marion, Kentucky, United States.

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William Arthur Spragens
Fannie Reynierson
Marriage: 5 October 1881
William Henry Spragens
Florence Lee Spragens
John Ruel Spragens
Dennis Beeler Spragens
Thomas Eugene Spragens

Sources (17)

  • Arthor W. Spragins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Auther William Spragens - Published information: birth-name: Auther William Spragens
  • W. A. Spragens, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Spraggins .

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

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